What is Profile sharing?

Last modified : Jul 18. 2018
What is Profile sharing?

Share your profile with your friends and family to keep them up to date. You also get to choose what information you share and who you share it with.

Please Note: Screenshots were taken from Android OS Version 7.0 (Nougat)

How to use Profile sharing

1 Open the Contacts app.
Open Contacts app
2 Tap on your Profile as shown below.
Tap on your Profile

Please Note: You can edit your profile by tapping on Edit located near the top side of the screen.

3 Tap on the More button located near the top right side of the screen and then tap on Profile sharing.

4 Toggle the switch located near the top right of the screen to enable Profile sharing.
What is Profile sharing?
5 Tap on Share with to set who you wish to share your profile with.

○ All contacts
○ Favourite contacts
○ Selected contacts

Please Note: You can select custom contacts by tapping on the Settings cog located next to Selected contacts.

6 Tap on Shared content to share information about yourself in addition to your name, status message, and profile picture.

7 Tap on Back up profile, to back up your profile to your Samsung account so you can restore it easily at a later time. Once the data to back up has been finalised, tap on Back up now to proceed.

8 Tap on Registered information to view your Basic information, Software version and Legal information, such as the Terms & Conditions and the Privacy Policy.

9 Profile sharing has been successfully set up.

Please Note: If you would prefer not to use the Profile Sharing feature at all or you don't like the way that it looks on the Samsung Contacts app, please click here for instructions on how to install other apps from the Google Play Store. Simply search "Contacts" to find an application that works best for you.

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