How to create a new Contact?

Last Update date : 2017.11.01

How to create a Contact


Learn to create and manage a list of your personal or business contacts. You can save names, mobile phone numbers,

home phone numbers, email addresses, birthdays and more for your contacts.


To create or add a new contact, follow the steps below


Note: Screenshots were taken from Android OS Version 4.4 (Kit Kat).



How to create a Contact


Step 1: On the Home screen, tap Contacts.



Step 2: Tap on the add contact (or the plus) icon as shown below.

add contact

Step 3: Select a memory location. Options would usually be Device, SIM, or Email.

Note: If you have more than one account (e.g. Google account),

select an account to which you want to add the contact.

Step 4: Enter a contact name.

add name


Step 5: Add contact details such as a phone number.

edit number


Step 6: To proceed adding the contact, tap Save.

save contact


Step 7: The contact is now added to your Contacts list.

new contact


Step 8: Tap on the contact name to view the logged details.

If you wish to edit or add more information, tap on the Edit icon located near the top right of the screen.

edit contact


Step 9: You can add a contact picture, edit the contact's name, add another phone number, or email address.


Please Note: To add a picture to your contact, tap on the + plus sign on the picture image,

then chose between take a photo or select from Gallery.

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Step 10: Once completed with the additional information, tap on the Save icon.

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