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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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.

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Press Apps.

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Press Contacts.

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Press the new contact icon.

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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.
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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.
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Key in the required name.

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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 field 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 Email and key in the required e-mail address.

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Press the field next to the e-mail address.

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Press the required e-mail type.

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

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To assign a saved picture:
Press the picture icon.

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Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture.

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

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Press DONE.

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Press More.

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Press Ringtone.

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

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Press the Return key.

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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 the Return key.

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

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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.

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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.
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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 field 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 Email and key in the required e-mail address.
Press the field 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.
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8. 7a - Assign picture

Press the add picture icon.
To take a new picture:
Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.
To assign a saved picture:
Press the picture icon.
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 More.
Press Ringtone.
To assign your mobile phone's current default ring tone:
Press Default ringtone.
Press the Return key.
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 the Return key.
To assign one of your own ring tones:
Press Add ringtone.
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.