How To Use Contacts On Sony Xperia Tablet Z

How To Use Contacts On Sony Xperia Tablet Z
How To Use Contacts On Sony Xperia Tablet Z

Learn how to use Contacts on your Sony Xperia Tablet Z. Use the Contacts application to store and manage all your numbers, email addresses, and other contact data in one place. Just tap on a contact to see all communications with that contact in one easy overview.

You can add new contacts in your device and synchronize them with contacts saved in your Google account, Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account, or other accounts that support synchronization. The Contacts application automatically creates new entries and also helps you match data such as email addresses with existing entries.

Contacts screen overview

  1. Shortcut tabs
  2. Search for contacts
  3. Create a contact
  4. Edit a contact’s details
  5. Open more options
  6. Contact details display area
  7. Tap a contact to view its details
  8. Contact’s thumbnail
  9. Alphabetical index for browsing contacts

Managing your contacts

You can create, edit, and synchronize your contacts in a few simple steps. You can select contacts saved in different accounts and manage how you display them on your device. If you synchronize your contacts with more than one account, you can join contacts on your device to avoid duplicates.

Note: Some synchronization services, for example, some social networking services, do not allow you to edit contact details.

To view your contacts

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon. Your contacts are listed here.

To select which contacts to display in the Contacts application

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Menu icon, then tap Filter.

In the list that appears, mark and unmark the desired options. If you have synchronized your contacts with a synchronization account, that account appears in the list.

  • When you are finished, tap Done.

To add a contact

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Add contact icon.

If you have synchronized your contacts with one or more accounts, select the account to which you want to add the contact, or tap Local contact if you want to keep the contact’s information only on your device.

  • Enter or select the desired information for the contact.
  • When you are finished, tap Done.

To edit a contact

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap the contact you want to edit, then tap Edit Contact icon.
  • Edit the desired information. When you are finished, tap Done.

To associate a picture with a contact

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap the contact you want to edit, then tap Edit Contact icon.
  • Tap Picture icon and select the desired method for adding the contact picture.
  • When you have added the picture, tap Done.

Note: You can also add a picture to a contact directly from the Album application.

To view your communication with a contact

  • From the Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap the contact that you want to view.
  • Tap or flick through the filter items under the contact’s picture.

To delete contacts

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Touch and hold the contact that you want to delete.
  • To delete all contacts, tap the downward arrow to open the drop-down menu, and then select Mark all.
  • Tap Bin delete icon, then tap OK.

To edit contact information about yourself

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Myself, then tap Edit Contact icon.
  • Enter the new information or make the changes you want.
  • When you are done, tap Done.

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