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Adding and editing 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 add a contact

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Tap Icn sony btn add contact.
  3. 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.
  4. Enter or select the desired information for the contact.
  5. When you are finished, tap Done.

To edit a contact

  1. From the Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Tap the contact you want to edit, then tap Icn sony infiniteview optionmenu edit contact.
  3. Edit the desired information. When you are finished, tap Done.

To associate a picture with a contact

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Tap the contact you want to edit, then tap Icn sony infiniteview optionmenu edit contact.
  3. Tap Icn sony contact edit add photo and select the desired method for adding the contact picture.
  4. When you have added the picture, tap Done.

Tip

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

To personalize the ringtone for a contact

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Tap the contact you want to edit, then tap Icn sony infiniteview optionmenu edit contact.
  3. Select an option under Ringtone.
  4. When you are finished, tap Done.
  5. Tap Done.

To delete contacts

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Touch and hold the contact that you want to delete.
  3. To delete all contacts, tap the downward arrow to open the drop-down menu, then select Mark all.
  4. Tap Icn sony menu delete, then tap OK.

To edit contact information about yourself

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
  2. Tap Myself, then tap Icn sony infiniteview optionmenu edit contact.
  3. Enter the new information or make the changes you want.
  4. When you are done, tap Done.

To create a new contact from a text message

  1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then find and tap Icn sony app messaging.
  2. Tap Icn sony contact edit add photo > Save.
  3. Select an existing contact, or tap Create new contact.
  4. Edit the contact information and tap Done.
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