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Add a Contact

You can add contacts from the Phone application. Enter details such as name, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, and more.

  1. From home, tap Apps apps icon > Contacts contacts icon.

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  • You will see the Contacts list.
  1. Tap Add contacts add icon to add a contact.

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  • The Add Contact screen appears.
  1. If you have multiple account types associated with your phone, select a contact type.
  • Select Google if you want to save contacts to your Google Account; these will be synced automatically with your Google Account online.
  • Select Device as the sync account if you want your contacts on your phone only; they will not be synced with your Google Account.
  • Select Samsung account if you want to save contacts to your Samsung account; these will be synced automatically with your Samsung account online.
  1. Use the keyboard to enter as much information as you want.
  • Picture contacts photo icon: Tap the picture icon to assign a picture to the contact.
  • Name: Enter the name of the contact.
  • Organization: Enter organization information for the contact.
  • Phone number: Enter the phone number for the contact.
  • Email: Enter email addresses for the contact.
  • Groups: Assign the contact to a group.
  • More: Show additional fields such as IM address, Notes, Nickname, Website, etc.
  • Scan business card: Take a picture of a business card to add the information for the contact.

Note: To select a type (label) for a phone number, email address, or postal address (such as Mobile, Home, Work, etc.), tap the type to the right of the field and select the appropriate type.

Note: To add more phone numbers, email addresses, etc., tap Add contacts add field icon on the right side of the entry field.

  1. When you have finished adding information, tap Save.
  • The contact is added.

Save a Phone Number

You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone keypad.

  1. From home, tap Phone phone app icon.
  2. Enter a phone number and tap Add to Contacts contacts add field icon.

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  3. To add the number to an existing contact, tap Update existing. To add a new contact, tap Create contact.
  • For an existing contact, tap the contact name and select a number type for the new number.
  • For a new contact, enter the name and any additional information.
  1. Tap Save.
  • The contact is added.