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Your iPhone is much more useful when it has the contact information you need
always at your fingertips.
In this tip we show you how to quickly add new contacts from phone calls and
Martin Trautschold & Gary Mazo,
Authors, iPhone 4 Made Simple,
iPad Made Simple and over a dozen other Made Simple books.
Quickly Adding New Contacts from your Phone
Many times you will receive a phone call from, or place a call to,
someone you would like to add to your Contacts list. It is easy to
add that phone number to an existing contact or create a new contact from
a phone number.
1. Tap the Phone
2. Tap the Recents soft key along the bottom.
3. TIP: Any phone
number you see listed is not yet in your Contacts list. You see
names instead of phone numbers when they are already in your Contacts
4. Tap the blue arrow at
the right edge of the phone number to see the Info screen shown
to the right.
5. Scroll down and
tap Create New Contact or Add to Existing Contact.
Adding Contacts from Email Messages and
Underlined Email Addresses
It is also easy to
add new contacts or email addresses in email messages you receive.
You can also add contacts from any underlined email address.
1. Open an email
address that has the email address you would like to add to Contacts.
2. If the address
is in the From:, To: or Cc: fields, then tap the name to see the next
On this screen, tap Create New Contact or Add to Existing Contact
just like you did with the phone Recents entry above.
4. The only trick to
adding an underlined email address is that instead of quickly tapping
it, you need to press and hold it until you see a few buttons appear.
(See Figure below.) Then you can tap Create New Contact or
Add to Existing Contact from the
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