How To Use Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Note 3

How To Use Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Note 3
How To Use Contacts - Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Learn how to use contacts on your Samsung Galaxy Note 3. This section allows you to manage your daily contacts by storing their name and number in your Address Book. Address Book entries can be sorted by name, entry, or group.

Adding a New Contact

  • Use the following procedure to add a new contact to your Address Book.

Saving a Number from the Home screen

  • From the Home screen, tap Contacts > + icon.
  • At the Save contact to prompt, tap on Device or Account name.
  • Tap the image icon and assign a picture to the new entry by choosing one of three options:
  • Image: retrieve a previously stored image from your Gallery or from your My files folder and assign it to this entry. Tap an image to assign the image to the contact, then tap Done.
  • Pictures by people: retrieve a previously shared image from your Gallery.
  • Take picture: use the camera to take a new picture and assign it to this entry, then tap Done.
  • S Note: use an image from one of your S Notes.
  • Remove: although not an option with a new entry, deletes any previously assigned image on an existing contact.
  • Tap the Name field and use the on-screen keypad to enter the full name. For more information, refer to "Enter Text."


  • Tap View icon next to the Name field to display additional name fields.
  • Tap the Phone number field. The numerical keypad is displayed. The Mobile button initially displays next to the Phone number field. If you want to add a phone number that is not a mobile number, tap the Mobile button and select another phone number type.
  • Enter the phone number. Tap+ Add icon to add another Phone number field or tap - Delete to delete a field.
  • Tap the Email address field. The keyboard is displayed. The Home button initially displays next to the Email field. If you want to add an Email address that is not a Home email address, tap the Home button and select another Email address type.
  • Enter the Email address. Tap + Add icon to add another Email address field or tap - delete icon to delete a field.
  • Tap any of the following fields that you want to add to your new contact:
    • Groups: assign the contact to Not assigned, Favorites, ICE - emergency contacts, Co-workers, Family, or Friends.
    • Ringtone: adds a field used to assign a message tone that will sound when messages are received from this contact.
    • Message alert: allows you to set the ringtone for your message alerts.
    • Vibration pattern: allows you to set the specific type of vibration.
    • Add another field: tap this button to add additional fields.
    • Tap Save to save the new contact.

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