Contacts. Samsung Galaxy S4, SPH-L720ZPASPR

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Contacts

The Contacts application lets you store and manage contacts from a variety of sources, including contacts you enter and save directly in your phone as well as contacts synchronized with your Google account, your PC, compatible email programs (including Exchange Server), and your Facebook friends.

Get Started With Contacts

Before using Contacts, it’s best to learn a few basics.

Your phone automatically sorts the Contacts entries alphabetically. You can create a Google contact, a phone contact, or a Corporate (Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync) contact.

Google contacts are synchronized between your phone and a Google account you set up on your phone.

Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync contacts are synchronized between your phone and an Exchange Server or Microsoft

®

Outlook

®

account set up on your phone.

Phone contacts are stored locally on the phone.

Note: If the phone is ever reset to its factory default parameters, locally stored contacts (phone contacts) can be lost.

Access Contacts

There are a few ways to display Contacts.

■ Press

- or -

and tap Contacts.

Press and tap Phone > Contacts tab.

Tip: To quickly move to a specific section in your contact list, tap a letter on the right side of the list to go directly to that letter in the alphabetical list.

Contacts Options

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap to display the contacts list options.

Delete: Allows you to choose contacts to erase.

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Import/Export: Imports or exports the selected contact information from a specified location.

Share namecard via: Send contact namecard(s).

Merge accounts: Combines phone contacts with a Google or Samsung account.

Accounts: Displays accounts set up on your phone.

Speed dial setting: Allows you to assign a speed dial number to a selected contact.

Send message/email: Allows you to create a new text message or email to selected contacts.

Contacts to display: Allows you choose contacts to display, from accounts set up on your phone, or other sources.

Settings: Displays options for viewing contacts, including whether to show only contacts with phone numbers and whether to list or display by first name or last name. There is also an option to specify how contacts are transferred to another device, either individually or as a full group.

Help: Displays information about how to use Contacts.

Add a Contact

You can add contacts directly from the Contacts application. Enter details such as name, phone numbers, email addresses, mailing addresses, and more.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap at the top of the screen.

3. If you have accounts set up on your phone, tap a storage account.

4. Touch contact fields to enter information.

 Tap and assign a picture to the new entry:

Image: Choose a picture from Gallery.

Pictures by people: Choose pictures by tags.

Take picture: Take a new picture.

S Memo: Choose an image from S Memo.

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 Tap the Name field and use the onscreen keyboard to enter the full name. Tap next to the Name field to display additional name fields.

 Tap the Phone number field, and then enter the phone number. Tap to add another Phone number. Tap , and then choose a label for the number.

 Tap the Email address field to enter an email address.

 Tap Groups to assign the contact to a group.

 Tap Ringtone to choose a ringtone to play for calls from the contact.

 Tap Message alert to choose a ringtone to play for new messages from the contact.

 Tap Vibration pattern to choose a vibration to play for new calls or messages from the contact.

 Tap Add another field to add new fields for the contact.

5. Tap Save to save the new contact.

Save a Phone Number

You can save a phone number to Contacts directly from the phone keypad.

1. Press and tap Phone.

2. Enter a phone number using the onscreen keypad.

3. Tap Add to contacts, and then tap Create contact or Update existing.

4. Select an account for the contact, and then continue adding information for the contact, as desired.

5. Tap Save to save the contact.

Note: If you have accounts set up on your phone, you can save the contact to an account.

Edit a Contact

Once you’ve added a contact, you can add or edit any of the information in the entry, assign a caller ID picture, customize with a unique ringtone, and more.

Add or Edit Information for a Contact

You can modify existing contact information to keep your information up-to-date.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

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2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap .

3. Tap any field you want to change or add. See Add a Contact .

4. Add or edit the information, and then tap Save.

Assign a Picture to a Contact

Adding a picture to a contact entry creates a more personal and easily recognized entry. For example, when receiving a call from one of your contacts, the associated picture will display.

You can assign a picture from Gallery, or take a new picture with Camera.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap .

3. Tap , or the currently assigned picture, and then choose an option:

Image: Choose a picture from Gallery. See Open Gallery for more information.

Pictures by people: Choose a picture from tagged pictures in Gallery.

Take picture: Launch Camera to take a new picture.

S Memo: Launch S Memo to create a memo image.

4. Follow the prompts to save the picture to the contact.

Assign a Ringtone to a Contact

You can assign a special ringtone to individual contacts for more personalization.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it.

3. Tap the Ringtone field and choose a ringtone. You can choose a ringtone preloaded on your phone, or tap Add to choose a sound from Music.

4. Tap OK to assign the ringtone.

Link a Contact

When you have contacts from various sources (Gmail, phone, Facebook, etc.), you may have multiple similar entries for a single contact. Your phone’s Contacts application lets you link multiple entries into a single contact.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

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2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap > Link contact.

3. Tap another entry to link it to the original contact.

Note: You can link up to five contacts in a single entry.

Delete a Contact

You can delete a contact from the contacts details page.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap > Delete.

Tip: You can also touch and hold the contact and then tap Delete.

3. Tap OK.

Add Entries to Your Favorites

The Favorites tab is a listing that can help you quickly access your most used or preferred

Contacts entries.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap the star icon.

Create Groups

This feature allows you to add a new or existing contact to a call group. This group can be one of the preloaded groups, or create your own groups.

To create a new group:

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap > Create.

3. Tap fields to enter information about the group:

 Tap Group name to enter a name for the new group.

 Tap Group ringtone to select a ringtone for notifications for incoming calls from group members.

 Tap Message alert to select a ringtone for notifications for new messages from group members.

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 Tap Vibration pattern to select a vibration pattern for alerts to incoming calls or messages from group members.

4. Tap Add member and select a member or members to add to the new group, and then tap Done.

5. Tap Save to save the new group.

To add a contact to a group:

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap a group.

3. Tap , and then tap the contact(s) you want to add. (A green check-mark appears next to the selected entries.)

4. Tap Done.

To send a message to a group:

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap the Groups tab, and then tap a group.

3. Tap > Send message.

4. Select the recipients of the new message (indicated by a green checkmark) and then tap

Done.

5. Type your message, and then tap .

Share a Contact

You can quickly share contacts using Bluetooth, Email, Gmail, Messaging, or Wi-Fi Direct.

1. Press and tap Contacts.

2. Tap a contact to display it, and then tap > Share namecard via.

3. Choose a sending method, then follow the prompts to send the contact:

Bluetooth: Send the information via Bluetooth. See Bluetooth for information on

pairing and sending via Bluetooth.

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Email: Attach the contact to a new Email message. If prompted, select an email account. Address the message, add a subject and a message, and then tap Send.

See Compose and Send Email for details on sending email.

Gmail: Send the information as a Gmail attachment. Address the message, add a

subject and a message, and then tap Send. See Send a Gmail Message for details.

Messaging: Attach the contact to a message(converts the message to MMS). Select a contact or enter a wireless phone number or email address, enter any additional

information, and then tap Send. For more information on text messaging, see Text and Multimedia Messaging .

Wi-Fi Direct: Transfer the contact via a peer-to-peer Wi-Fi connection.

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