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Creating a contact for my mobile phone

Want to create a new contact? Follow these easy instructions.


List view

1. Find "Contacts"

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Contacts.

2. Create contact

Tap the new contact icon.

3. Enter name

Key in the required first name.
Tap Last name and key in the required last name.

4. Select address book

Tap the drop down list below the name.
If you select Phone contact, the contact is created in your mobile phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, 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.
Tap Phone contact.
If you select Phone contact, the contact is created in your mobile phone's address book.
If you select SIM contact, 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.

5. Enter phone number

Tap Phone 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.
Tap 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.
Tap 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 email address

Tap Email and key in the required email address.
Tap the drop down list next to the email address.
Tap the required email 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 ringtone, go to 7b.
Sony Xperia Z1

8. 7a - Assign picture

Tap the camera icon.
To take a new picture:
Tap Take photo.
Point the camera lens at the required object and tap the camera icon to take the picture.
To assign an existing picture:
Tap Choose photo from Album.
Tap the required picture.
Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.
Tap Crop.

9. 7b - Assign ringtone

Tap the menu icon.
Tap Set ringtone.
Tap the different ringtones to listen to them.
Once you've found a ringtone you like, tap Done.

10. Save contact

Tap Done.

11. Return to the home screen

Tap the home icon to return to the home screen.
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