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Add a Contact

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

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

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  • You will see the Contacts list.
  1. Tap Add add contact 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 Device as the sync account if you want your contacts on your phone only; they will not be synced with your Google Account.
  • Select Google if you want to save contacts to your Google Account; these will be synced automatically with your Google Account online.
  • 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 contact 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, and more.
  • 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, and more), 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 add contact 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 icon.
  2. Enter a phone number and tap Add to Contacts.

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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.