How do I add a Contact Number to my Home Screen

Last Update date : Oct 14. 2021

Want to quickly view a favourite contact number information, or easily call and message a certain number with just one tap? You can easily add a saved contact ID to your home screen and choose to either access the contact info, direct call or direct message your chosen contact. Follow the below guide for more information.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung subsidiary. Screenshots were captured from a Galaxy S20+ operating on Android OS Version 10.0 (Q), settings and steps may vary depending on your Galaxy device and software version.

1 Pinch the home screen for more Home Screen options
Pinch Screen
2 Tap on Widgets icon Widgets
Tap on Widgets
3 Locate and select the Contacts widget
Locate and select Contacts widget
4 Select between Contact, Direct Dial and Direct Message then drag and drop onto your home screen
 Drag and drop widget on to Home screen
5 Choose your preferred contact
Choose a contact you would like to add
6 Depending on the option you select, when you tap on Contact ID icon you will be able to either see the you will be able to either see the you will be able to either see the contact info, instantly call or message your chosen contact
Tap on contact widget to dial contact number

If you require further assistance, please consult the user manual from our Manuals & Downloads page or contact our Samsung Care Australia experts on 1300 362 603 (Toll Free in Australia). You can also contact our Chat Support team or reach us through Samsung Members Community.

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