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Manage Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S4

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Where is the menu button for contacts Samsung Galaxy S4?

Regarding the main article... where is the menu button?

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The menu key is located to the left of the Home button at the bottom of your phone. It isn't a physical button, but rather a touch-enabled area on the front of your device.

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Samsung Galaxy Trend Plus> transferred contacts from old Nokia N6233?

Some notes did not transfer completely, and can not find a Notes option in pull-down. When transfer directly by any communication (e.g. Bluetooth), all default fields are unavailable. After phone reset (few times) to factory all default fields are restored. Only import from SD keep unused fields. But in both cases field Notes does not exist, in Add another field. All action was without SIM card. (I like clean phone preparation). How can I find it? Best regards

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Managing the contacts folder on a Samsung Galaxy S 4G?

This is my first smartphone and I noticed that most of the apps appear to be web based. I would like to store my contact list on my phone (SIM card actually) instead of online. Is the Contacts folder capable of managing multiple phone numbers or only just one?

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Working with a new smartphone is always very confusing. However, copying your contacts to the SIM card is very easy.

Follow the steps below on your phone to export your contacts to the SIM:

  1. 1
    On your home screen, touch the 'Contacts' icon.
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  2. 2
    Tap on the 'Contacts' tab.
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    Touch the 'Menu' button on your phone.
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  4. 4
    Select 'Import/Export' from the menu.
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    Now tap on the 'Export to SIM card' option.
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    Mark the checkbox next to 'Select All', in order to copy all of your contacts to the SIM.
    Alternatively you can only select the contacts that you want to export.
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  7. 7
    Now tap on the 'Done' button, top right side of your screen.
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    A popup will appear on your screen, tap on the 'OK' button to proceed.
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    Your contacts are now copied to the SIM card.
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You can learn more about managing your contacts on the main article. You can reach the main guide by clicking on the title of this Q&A page or the link following the article summary.

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Problem deleting read only contacts?

I used my Gmail account on my room mates Samsung Galaxy S4 in order to d/l WhatsApp..I then deleted the account as it was pushing all my email to his phone ! Now I want to delete all my contacts that also went onto his phone but when I try to delete I get a response of " cannot delete read only contacts" can only hide...is there a way to permanently delete them?

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  1. 1
    Press the home button.
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  2. 2
    Tap on "Apps".
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  3. 3
    Tap on "Settings".
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  4. 4
    Tap on "Apps".
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    Tap on "ALL".
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    Find and tap "Contacts".
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    Tap on "Clear data".
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    Tap on "Clear cache".
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    Tap on "Force stop".
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    Press the back button.
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    Find and tap "Contacts Storage".
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    Tap on "Clear data", "Clear cache", and "Force stop".
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    Press the home button and check if the contacts can be deleted.
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    If not, press the home button, tap on "Apps", and go to "Settings".
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    Tap on "Accounts".
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    Tap on "Google".
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    Tap on your friend's new Google account.
    You may need to create one.
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    Tap "Contacts" and toggle force synchronization.
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    If, somehow, the contacts have been uploaded to your friend's Google account, then you will need to manually delete them from https://contacts.google.com (your friend's account should be logged on, not yours) by clicking the three vertical dots next to contacts and selecting "Delete".
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Manage Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S4

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Can I copy contact from a group to the favorites group?

I lost my favorites. Don't know why, seemed to have been renamed. I can't delete the favorites group and rename the new group to favorites. Can I copy the new group to favorites? Thanks

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How do I move a contact group from one Samsung to the another via Bluetooth or any other way?

Emergency contacts have been loaded on one phone and need to be duplicated on another without having to manually enter each contact, can this be done?

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I am looking for an easy way to change the storage option on my Samsung Galaxy S4 from device to Google?

Presently when I add a new contact I must change the storage option to Google as it defaults to device. It never remembers this choice when the next contact is added. If a contact is already stored on the device and I go to edit that contact I am unable to change the storage location to Google. It remains device.

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How to copy and save a profile photo from contact list of my Samsung S4 Mobile?

I want to copy a profile picture from contact list of my Samsung S4 mini Mobile phone

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Can not delete favorites from my Samsung S4?

When I tap on favorites and bring up remove from favorites then tap on select it does not delete.. what do I do? This happened before, and after a few days it works again. How long should it be? Why does this happen?

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Samsung Galaxy S4 mini stopped logging calls?

Calls stopped logging, there is no record of any call outgoing nor incoming or list, it just stopped working all together. I downloaded an app for speed dial I don't know if that affected anything

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Deleting contacts which is not displayed in contacts but appear on car when paired?

I have contacts on my phone say about 30. When I pair my phone with my car I note a number of old contact numbers and names which is not displayed under my contacts when I view them on my phone. Where are they stored so that I can delete them? I have no memory card in the phone

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I can't find a picture ! Is there a way to copy an existing picture and paste it into a picture file without deleting it or contact?

I can't find a picture ! Is there a way to copy an existing phone contact picture and paste it into a picture file or send without deleting it or contact? This is a Samsung Galaxy S4 Note

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Sending profile from my Samsung Note4 to other person elsewhere?

I had someone showing me before, where the receiver gets my info and has the option to set up as a contact; can't remember how to send. I tried this morning to Share Contact via messaging+ and info only showed as body of text message; no option for receiver to create contact.

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I've tried calling my daughter all day but when I call her its like someone picks it up and hangs up on you?

I've tried everything to call her but it won't let me

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Don't know anything about phones. I want to get my emoij on my keyboard?

Don't know about phones. Need to know where my menu button is so I can get my emoji on It.. I have tried: Yes. don't know where my menu is.

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"Custom" category disappeared from CONTACTS in Android?

Until yesterday I used a feature in "contacts" (Samsung S4, Android) called "custom". It is no longer shows up. Instead there are a bunch of useless (for me) new categories. How do I restore the very useful "custom" category?. I think it was caused by: New version?

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