Manage Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S4

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This is part of the VisiHow series on how to use the Samsung Galaxy S4. You can visit the main VisiHow on how to USE SAMSUNG GALAXY S4 for a full list of S4 VisiHow Articles

This VisiHow will show you on how to manage the contacts of Samsung Galaxy S4. #Create_a_contact Create a contact

#Edit_a_contact

#Delete_a_contact

#Add_a_speed_dial_number

#Delete_a_speed_dial_number

#Search_for_contacts

#Available_actions_for_contacts

#Display_contacts

#Move_contacts

#Manage_favorite_contacts

#Manage_contact_groups

#Adding_contacts_to_a_group

#Sending_a_message_or_email_to_all_contacts_on_a_group

#Create_a_business_card

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Create a contact

If you want to add a new contact to your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap "Add contacts" and enter the information you want to add.
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Notable icons

Icon Meaning / Function
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Add a new contact. Tapping on this icon allows you to add a new contact to your phone
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Add image icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to add an image to a new contact.
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Add a contact field icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to add a field from your contact's details.
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Delete a contact field icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to delete a field from your contact's details.

Edit a Contact

If you want to edit an existing contact on your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
    Image of the Contacts icon on the Applications screen.
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    From the Contacts icon, choose the contact you want to edit by tapping on it.
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    Tap the "Edit Contacts" icon (pencil icon on the upper-right part of your screen) and edit the information you want to change.
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    When you are done editing the contact, tap on "Save" to save changes.
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    You are done editing contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S4.
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Notable icons

Icon Meaning / Function
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Edit contact icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to edit an existing contact.

Delete a contact

If you want to delete an existing contact from your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
    Image of the Contacts icon on the Applications screen.
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Tap "Delete" to delete a contact.
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    The list of your contacts will now show.
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    Tap on the box beside each contact that you want to delete.
    When you tap, the box should have a check mark on it.
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    Tap on the Delete button on the upper-right part of your screen.
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    Confirm deletion by tapping on the OK button to delete the selected contacts.
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    Contacts are now deleted.
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Notable icons

Icon Meaning / Function
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Soft Menu button. The soft button located on the lower left part of your phone screen. Pressing it allows you to view the menu, which contains the list of available actions.

Add a Speed Dial Number

If you want to set up a speed dial number:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Tap "Speed Dial Setting."
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    Select a speed dial number.
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    Select a contact that you want to assign it to.
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Delete a Speed Dial Number

If you want to delete a speed dial number from your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Tap "Speed dial setting."
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    Select a speed dial number with an assigned contact.
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    Tap and hold on it until a options of possible actions show.
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    Tap "Remove."
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Search for Contacts

If you want to search for contacts from your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
    #In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
    Image of the Contacts icon on the Applications screen.
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    Use any of these methods to search for contacts:
     
    1. Manually scroll the contact list to find the contact you are searching for.
    2. Tap the search field located at the top of your contact list and enter a name, a number, or any details of the contact.
    3. Use the index located at the right side of the contact for faster scrolling speeds. Do it by dragging your finger along it.
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Available actions for contacts

After selection of contacts you can do any of these:

Icon Meaning / Function
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Favorites icon. Tapping on this icon will make the selected contact be part of your favorite contacts.
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Voice call icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to make a voice call to the selected contact.
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Video call icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to make a video call to the selected contact.
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Compose message icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to go automatically to the messaging application and create and send an SMS message for your contact.
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Compose message icon. Tapping on this icon allows you to go automatically to the email application and create and send an email message for your contact.

Display Contacts

By default, your phone will display the saved contacts on all its storage (internal memory. SIM, USIM, etc.). If you want to choose what storage will display the contacts on your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Tap "Contacts" to display.
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    Select a contact to display its details on your phone.
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Move Contacts

If you want to move contacts from your phone to your Google or Samsung contacts:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Tap "Merge accounts."
     
    1. Tap "Merge with Google" to merge contacts with Google.
    2. Tap "Merge with Samsung" to merge contacts with Samsung.
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Icon Meaning / Function
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Merged with Google icon. This icon indicates that the contact having this has its details merged with Google Contacts.
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Merged with Samsung icon. This icon indicates that the contact having this has its details merged with Samsung Contacts.

Manage Favorite Contacts

If you want to manage favorite contacts from your phone:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Choose from the list of possible actions:
     
    1. Search - Search for contacts on your phone.
    2. Add to favorites - Add a selected contact to the list of favorite contacts.
    3. Remove from favorites - Remove a selected contact to the list of favorite contacts.
    4. Grid view/List view - View contacts in grid or list form.
    5. Help - Access help information about using contacts
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Manage Contact Groups

If you want to manage the contact groups from your phone

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.
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    Choose from the list of possible actions:
     
    1. Create - Creates a new group to your phone.
    2. Search - Search for contacts on your phone.
    3. Change order - Tap the "Order" icon next to the group name. You can drag it down or up to another position. Tap "Done" when it is on your desired position.
    4. Delete groups - Select a group that you have manually added and tap "Delete." Default group contacts cannot be deleted.
    5. Help - Access information about using contacts.
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Adding Contacts to a Group

If you want to add contacts to the contact groups from your phone:

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    Select the group where you want to add the contact.
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    Tap the "Add contact" icon.
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    Select the contacts you want to add.
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    Tap "Done" when you have added your desired contacts.
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Sending a Message or Email to all Contacts on a Group

If you want to send a message or an email to your contacts on a certain group:

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    Select a group that you want to send a message or an email.
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    Tap the menu button.
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    Select your desired message:
     
    1. Select "Send message" if you want to send a message to the group.
    2. Select "Send email" if you want to send an email to the group.
    3. Select all or selected members.
    4. Tap "Done."
    5. You will then be taken to the messaging application or the email application to compose your message.
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Notable Icons

Icon Meaning / Function
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Add contact icon. On Groups, tapping on this icon will add a contact to your selected group.
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Change order icon. On Groups, tapping on this icon will allow you to rearrange the positions of your group list.

Create a Business Card

You can create your own digital business card and send it to your contacts through messaging, Bluetooth or WiFi. If you want to make one of your own:

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    Go to your Home screen by pressing on your Home button once or the Back key a few times.
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    From your Home Screen, tap on the Apps icon located on the lower-right part of your screen.
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    In the Application folder, tap the "Contacts" icon
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    Tap "Set up my Profile"
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    Enter your contact details.
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    Tap "Save" when you are done.
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    Tap the Menu button.
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    Choose "Share Namecard Via," and select your preferred sharing method.
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Questions and Answers

I cannot remove contacts from the Favorites?

You can remove your contacts from the Favorites by doing the following:

  • Go to your Home screen by pressing on the Home button once. After that, tap on the Application icon on the lower-right part of the screen.
  • From the application list, tap on the Contacts icon to open it.
  • From the Contacts, tap on the Favorites tab to see the list of Favorites.
  • Tap and hold on a contact that you want to remove from the Favorites list, until an option shows. Tap on "Remove from favorites" from the list of available options.
  • Contacts will be removed from the Favorites now.
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In order to remove contacts from your favorites list you will need to perform the following steps:

1. Go to Contacts.

2. Tap on the Favorites tab.

3. Press your Menu button

4. Tap on the Remove from Favorites option

5. Select the contacts you want to remove and tap the done button to have those selected contacts removed from your favorites list.

I followed your instructions, but contacts are still not deleted.

If contacts are not deleted, try restart the phone and delete it again using the instructions detailed above. If the contact is still there, you can try an alternative way of deleting a contact by doing the following:

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  • Go to your Home screen by pressing on the Home button once. After that, tap on the Application icon on the lower-right part of the screen.
  • From the application list, tap on the Contacts icon to open it.
  • From the Contacts, tap and hold on a contact that you want to delete.
  • Options will show and one of them is "Delete".
  • Tap on Delete to delete the contact.
  • Confirm deletion by tapping on the OK button.
  • Selected contact is now deleted on your phone.
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If you have deleted your contacts from your device, all hope is not lost. Back up any pictures you may have or information you want to keep, then Hard Reset your device. When you start over on your device you can enter your Gmail account information to re sync the contacts on the device, the Gmail account will serve as a back up for any contacts you have deleted.

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How to Send Contacts to Another Number?

There are many ways to send contacts to another phones. You can share contacts through the following methods:

  • Share contacts through message. You can share selected contacts to other people through a phone message.
    • Go to your Home Menu > Apps icon > Contacts.
    • With Contacts opened, choose the contacts you want to share; tap and hold on the contact to view options.
    • From the options, tap on "Share Contact Via Message".
    • Choose what data of that contact you would like to share and tap on Done.
    • Select a messaging application and you will be taken to the selected messaging app.
    • From the messaging app, choose the desired recipient and tap on the Send button.
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  • Share contacts via Bluetooth and other methods. You can also share your contacts through emails, Bluetooth or other options.
    • Go to your Home Menu > Apps icon > Contacts.
    • With Contacts open, choose the contacts you want to share; tap and hold on the contact to view options.
    • From the options, tap on "Share Namecard Via" option.
    • Choose the method you want to use to share the contacts. You can use Bluetooth, email, other applications and WiFi direct.
    • Whatever method you choose, you will be asked for the recipient. Provide it and send the selected contact/s.

You can either copy the number of contacts you want to send to your friend and type it manually into the message, and send. You could also send it as a business card to the preferred number in your contacts. To do so, simply follow this procedure:

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  • Go to contacts.
  • Choose the contact number or person you want to send.
  • If you found it, simply tap and hold it until an option pops-up.
  • Select "Send Contact Information".
  • Choose your preferred action on how to send it.
  • And you're done!

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Can't put contact pictures on my Galaxy S4.

I select the images from the gallery for the contacts, even do cropping still nothing happens. The contact icon remains the same

Make sure that you do it correctly. To change the picture of a contact on your Samsung Galaxy 4, do these:

  • Go to your Home screen by tapping on the Home button once, or tapping on the Back key a few times.
  • From Home screen, tap on the "Phone" icon on the lower-left part of the favorites bar.
  • On your Phone app, tap on the Contacts tab located on the extreme right of the tab list.
  • Choose the contact you want to change the profile picture by tapping on it.
  • From the selected contact's page, tap on the "blank face icon "on the upper-left part of the page.
  • A pop up prompt will show. Choose the source of the picture you want to associate with the contact.
  • Tap on the picture and crop it. Tap on the Done button on the upper-right part of the crop function.
  • You have now successfully changed the profile picture of your contact. You will now see the picture in the upper-left part of the screen.
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It will take a bit of time for the image to update in your contacts. This seems to be connected with updating the device.

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Change the order of Contacts in my Favorite list?

Yes, I want to change the order of contacts in my favorite list. Could you help with that?

You can change the order of the people on your contact list, but there are only two options to do this. "Sort by Given Name", or "Sort by Family Name". To do that, follow these procedures:

  • From Home screen, tap on the "Phone" icon on the lower-left part of the favorites bar.
  • On your Phone app, tap on the Contacts tab located on the extreme right part of the tab list.
  • On the Contacts tab. tap on the Menu key (lower-left soft button key) and tap on Settings.
  • On Contacts Settings, tap on the "Sort List By" option and choose the desired sorting method by ticking on any of the two options: "Given Name" and "Family Name"
  • Press the Back button once to get back to the Contacts page. You will now notice that the arrangement has changed to reflect the option you chose.
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It is not currently possible to put selected people on top of the list, but you can select desired contacts to be part of your favorites. They will be seen in the Favorites tab. To accomplish this, follow these steps:

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  • From Home screen, tap on the "Phone" icon on the lower-left part of the favorites bar.
  • On your Phone app, tap on the Contacts tab located on the extreme right part of the tab list.
  • Choose the contact you want to add into the Favorites tab.
  • From the selected contact's page, tap on the Favorite icon on the upper-right part of the page (star icon).
  • Tap on the back once to get back to Contacts, then tap on the Favorites tab.
  • You will now see that the selected contact is now on your the Favorites tab. This will allow you to easily view the details of the people you communicate with most.

If you choose to delete a contact you can, in order to change the order. But the order of your favorites list is according to how frequently you call or text that contact, so in order to change the list you will need to contact one person more or create your own personal list or group in your phone.

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See more questions like this: How to arrange Contacts in alphabetical order?

Adding a member to group doesn't let me select the phone number.

I have both mobile & landline phone numbers for certain contacts. When I add them to a group, the phone never offers me the opportunity to select the phone number I want to use. So when I send a group test, the message gets sent to the landline phone, not the mobile. How do I fix it?

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If you manually select your contact from the groups, you will be prompted what number will be used for SMS sending. This procedure can be a hassle because if you want to send a group message, you want to tap on the "Select All" button to easily select all contacts in the group. Selecting all contacts will automatically choose the first number on your contact's page. This means that if your contact has two numbers and the first one is 123, the second one is 124; then the phone will automatically use 123 as the number to send the SMS. To change these, follow these procedures:

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  • From Home screen, tap on the "Phone" icon on the lower-left part of the favorites bar.
  • On your Phone app, tap on the Contacts tab located on the extreme right part of the tab list.
  • Choose the contact that you want to edit by tapping on it.
  • From the selected contact's page, you will see that your contact has his number details. If he has more than one number, they will be shown one below the other.
  • The top number will be selected as the default, to change it tap and hold on that number and choose copy.
  • Tap and hold on the same number again but this time choose delete.
  • The first number will now be deleted leaving the number below it as the default number.
  • You can add back the number by tapping on the Edit icon (pencil icon) on the upper part of the screen, then tap on the "+" icon to add a new number.
  • Tap and hold on the blank tab and choose "Paste" to paste the recently deleted number.
  • You are now done with changing the default number, try to send a test group message and you will now send your SMS to the right number.
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What you can do is take off the landline number underneath the person's contact and from there add the number to the group. Afterwards you will need to add the landline number back to the contact afterwards to replace the number under the contact while having the mobile number the default number for the contact in your group.

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I am trying to edit a contact but the icon is not allowing me to do so.

I tried to edit my contact, and an information window popped up telling me to go somewhere in my settings and change something but I didn't read it all and moved forward with my edit. Whatever I didn't change, is now not allowing me to edit any of my contacts. ??

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Visit the contact in your contact list. Select the contact From here select the pencil at the top right of the screen in regards to change or edit the contact fully

You can edit your contact by performing the following steps below:

1. Go to Contacts.

2. Select a contact.

3. Tap on the pencil in the top right corner of the screen to bring up the Edit Option.

4. From here you will be able to edit any information you want for this contact

Only seem to be able to edit mobile and home field in contacts . I want to remove a number from the other field. How can I do this?

I want to edit the other field in contacts but can only edit the home and mobile numbers

While in the contact menu press on the pencil located at the top right of your screen. This will allow you to edit other fields on the contact of this person.

Yes, the other field is no longer there in contacts after the last update for all Samsung Galaxy devices.

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Deleting contact groups on Samsung Galaxy S4, Android v4.3?

I am trying to delete contact groups on Samsung Galaxy S4, Android v4.3. I followed the manage contacts on Samsung Galaxy S4 on VisiHow. I followed the instructions, but when I pulled up the menu - it did not have Delete Groups as an option. Any help? Thanks!

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If you have followed the steps above correctly, there should be a Delete option when you tap the menu button. There won't be a Delete option if what you are trying to delete is a default group such as ICE - Emergency Contacts, Co-workers, Family, Friends and Starred in Android. You can't delete these default groups. You can only delete the groups you have created.

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In the step: "Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.", I Can't see menu button.

In the step: "Tap the Menu button to access the list of available actions.", Can't see menu button.

There is no physical Menu button. Instead, there is a soft touch menu key located to the left of the physical Home button. Just use a fingertip and press the space to the left of the Home button to access your Menu.

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I want to change the profile picture of my contact, but there is no pop after tapping the blank face icon. Help. What will I do now?

Depending where you tap on the Contact Details, you may need to continually tap on the contact icon a few times until an option to change the profile icon of contact is revealed. Go to your Home screen by pressing the Home button (lower-middle button of the phone). From the Home screen, tap on the Contacts icon, second icon on the Favorites tab on the lower part of your screen. From the list of contacts, tap on the Profile icon of the selected contact. Contact details will pop up, tap on the blank profile picture again. More detailed data on your contact will show. Tap on the profile picture for the last time and a pop up will show that will give you the option to change the profile picture by choosing from a saved image on phone, pictures by people, picture from S Memo or take a picture using your camera.

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It could be a slight bug on your phone, try fixing it by doing a reboot:

  • On standby, long press the power button
  • Choose reboot/restart
  • Device will restart

NOTE: Make sure that the contact is saved on your phone and not on your SIM card.

I cannot see the Menu button to view the options as instructed in your article.

The Menu button referred to in the article is the physical button of the phone and not any button on the screen. The Menu button or Menu key is located on the lower-right part of your phone. It is located to the left of the Home key. There is no label to the button or any indication that it is the home button. It only appears as part of the cover but when it is tapped with your phone's screen on, then options will show. The Menu key is indicated in the picture below.

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The "Menu" button is located on the lower-left side of the phone, not on the screen. It is the soft-touch button at the left side of the home button. Please see this image. http://screencast.com/t/nGu7l48yL

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When I tap the menu button under contacts, I get the following list: Delete, Import/Export, Share Namecard Via, Merge Accounts, Accounts, Speed Dial Setting, Send Message, Contacts to Display, Settings and Help. There is no Delete Groups?

You are on the wrong tab. You cannot delete group contacts from the Contacts tab. You need to be on the Groups tab to delete Group contacts. To do that:

  • Go to your Home screen by tapping on the Home key.
  • Once you are on the Home screen, tap on the Contacts icon, second icon on the Favorites tab on the lower part of your screen.
  • You are now on the Contacts Tab; you want to go to Groups so you should tap the "Groups" tab.
  • From the Groups tab, tap on the Menu key located on the lower-left part of your phone.
  • You will see some options, tap on "Delete Group" to initiate deletion of group.
  • From the "Delete Group" page, choose the group that you want to delete by putting a check mark on the tick box to the right of the group. You can choose all available groups by putting a check mark on "Select all".
  • Tap on Delete button on the upper-right part of your screen. Selected group/s will now be deleted.
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My Samsung 4 Galaxy is connected to the computer. I have that and cannot find a file to get into "contacts". I have deleted off the phone itself, but they keep coming back.

Hello, I was told by staff at AT&T that in order to delete contacts, I have to hook up

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I'm having two problems, but the most important is concerning text messages TO ME, photos and written copy.

I am usually able to receive written text copy, but very often I receive a square notification in text messages showing a message I need to "download". When I attempt to download the message, a small text in a white box appears that says "unable to download at this time". How do I fix this? If you respond, please assume I KNOW NOTHING about this phone or Android apps.

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Merging Duplicate Contacts with only Phone and Email in Each?

I just got a new Samsung S4, and have imported my contacts from my SIM and my email accounts. Of course there were many duplicates so I'm trying to clean up my contact list. When I try to 'link contact' from a contact that has an email to a contact that only has a mobile number, I can't get it to work (and the 'Link Contact' option doesn't seem available for the contact that only has a mobile number). I have managed to download a couple of apps that have merged many of the duplicates, but there are still some that I need to do manually. Can you suggest how I should do this? Thanks.

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Add a Contact to Androids Favorites.

Repeatedly, I get contacts added to favorites in my dialer that I have called only once, and I don't know how they get there. I want to put regularly-called contacts in this list, and can find no way to do it. The phone is a ZTE fit with Android 4.4.4

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I did the most recent update and trying to undo it.

How do I get the old format back?

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I'm not sure. I'm ready to give up. I don't understand this.

Changed from Samsung S3 to S4 and everything seems to have transferred fine except when people call or text - their name does not show up, even though they are in my contacts.

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I am not able to see the edit contacts on my phone.

I am not able to see the edit contacts on my phone

In order for you to edit a contact or contacts in your phone, you need to select the contact first. You should be able to see an option to edit. Then you can change the name, contact number, email, address, picture and any other that you can change and add in the contact. You can also simply tap and hold the contact you want to edit, to change or add any information to that contact. There are other phones running an Android Operating system, that instead of tap and hold the contact, you need to press the soft menu key and edit. A piece of advice…after adding contacts to your list, it is best that you acquire all the necessary information, especially if it's for business purposes, family and any person related you need to contact. That way you can check your contact information and send messages via email, etc.

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