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    Samsung Galaxy S5

    Back to Calls & contacts

    Create contact

    You can save your contacts in your mobile phone's address book. You can save additional information to each contact such as e-mail address and personal ring tone.

    Step 1 of 31

    Press Apps.

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    Press Contacts.

    Step 3 of 31

    Press the new contact icon.

    Step 4 of 31

    Press the drop down list above "Name".

    If you select Device, the contact is created in the mobile phone's address book.
    If you select SIM card, the contact is created on your SIM.
    If you select an account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your mobile phone.
    Step 5 of 31

    Press Device.

    If you select Device, the contact is created in the mobile phone's address book.
    If you select SIM card, the contact is created on your SIM.
    If you select an account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your mobile phone.
    Samsung Galaxy S5
    Step 6 of 31

    Key in the required name.

    Step 7 of 31

    Press Phone number and key in the required phone number.

    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.
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    Press the drop down list next to the phone number.

    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.
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    Press the required number type.

    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.
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    Press the add icon next to "Email" and key in the required e-mail address.

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    Press the drop down list next to the e-mail address.

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    Press the required e-mail type.

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    Step 13 of 31

    You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples:
    Assign picture, go to 7a.
    Assign ring tone, go to 7b.

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    Press the add picture icon.

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    To take a new picture:
    Press Take picture.

    Step 16 of 31

    Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.

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    Press Save.

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    To assign a saved picture:
    Press Image.

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    Go to the required folder.
    Press the required picture.

    Step 20 of 31

    Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.

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    Press Done.

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    Press Ringtone.

    Step 23 of 31

    To assign your mobile phone's current default ring tone:
    Press Default ringtone.

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    Press OK.

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    To assign one of your mobile phone's default ring tones:
    Press the different ring tones to listen to them.

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    Once you've found a ring tone you like, press OK.

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    To assign one of your own ring tones:
    Press Add.

    Step 28 of 31

    Go to the required folder.
    Press the different ring tones to listen to them.

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    Once you've found a ring tone you like, press Done.

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    Press Save.

    Step 31 of 31

    Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.

    1. Find "Contacts"

    Press Apps.
    Press Contacts.

    2. Create contact

    Press the new contact icon.

    3. Select address book

    Press the drop down list above "Name".
    If you select Device, the contact is created in the mobile phone's address book.
    If you select SIM card, the contact is created on your SIM.
    If you select an account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your mobile phone.
    Press Device.
    If you select Device, the contact is created in the mobile phone's address book.
    If you select SIM card, the contact is created on your SIM.
    If you select an account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed on your mobile phone.

    4. Enter name

    Key in the required name.
    Samsung Galaxy S5

    5. Enter phone number

    Press Phone number and key in the required phone number.
    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.
    Press the drop down list next to the phone number.
    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.
    Press the required number type.
    If you key in the phone number with a + followed by the country code, you can also call contacts in the address book when you're abroad.

    6. Enter e-mail address

    Press the add icon next to "Email" and key in the required e-mail address.
    Press the drop down list next to the e-mail address.
    Press the required e-mail type.

    7. Add more information

    You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples:
    Assign picture, go to 7a.
    Assign ring tone, go to 7b.
    Samsung Galaxy S5

    8. 7a - Assign picture

    Press the add picture icon.
    To take a new picture:
    Press Take picture.
    Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.
    Press Save.
    To assign a saved picture:
    Press Image.
    Go to the required folder.
    Press the required picture.
    Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.
    Press Done.

    9. 7b - Assign ring tone

    Press Ringtone.
    To assign your mobile phone's current default ring tone:
    Press Default ringtone.
    Press OK.
    To assign one of your mobile phone's default ring tones:
    Press the different ring tones to listen to them.
    Once you've found a ring tone you like, press OK.
    To assign one of your own ring tones:
    Press Add.
    Go to the required folder.
    Press the different ring tones to listen to them.
    Once you've found a ring tone you like, press Done.

    10. Save contact

    Press Save.

    11. Return to the Home screen

    Press the Home key to end the session and return to the Home screen.