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Samsung Galaxy S II

Samsung Galaxy S II

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Create contact

Follow these instructions to create a new contact.

Step 1 of 36

Find "the new contact icon"

Press Contacts.

Step 2 of 36

Find "the new contact icon"

Press the Contacts tab.

Step 3 of 36

Find "the new contact icon"

Press the new contact icon.

Step 4 of 36

Select phone book

Press Phone or the required email account.

If you select Phone, the contact is created in the phone's phone book.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed in the phone.

Only email accounts you are logged on to are displayed.
Step 5 of 36

Select phone book

The steps below are based on the Phone phone book. If you select another phone book, there may be some differences in relation to the instruction.

If you select Phone, the contact is created in the phone's phone book.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed in the phone.

Only email accounts you are logged on to are displayed.
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Enter name

Press Given name and key in the required first name.

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Enter name

Press Family name and key in the required last name.

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Key in phone number

Press Phone number and key in the required phone number.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.
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Key in phone number

Press the field next to the phone number.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.
Step 10 of 36

Key in phone number

Press the required number type.

Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.
Step 11 of 36

Enter email address

Press Email address and key in the required email address.

Step 12 of 36

Enter email address

Press the field next to the email address.

Step 13 of 36

Enter email address

Press the required email type.

Step 14 of 36

Save contact

Press Save.

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Add more information

You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples.
Press the required contact.
Choose one of the following options:
Assign picture, go to 7a.
Assign ringtone, go to 7b.

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7a - Assign picture

Press the Menu key.

Step 17 of 36

7a - Assign picture

Press Edit.

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7a - Assign picture

Press the picture icon next to the name.

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7a - Assign picture

To use a saved picture:
Press Album.

Step 20 of 36

7a - Assign picture

Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture.

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7a - Assign picture

To take a new picture:
Press Take photo.

Step 22 of 36

7a - Assign picture

Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.

Step 23 of 36

7a - Assign picture

Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.

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7a - Assign picture

Press Save.

Step 25 of 36

7a - Assign picture

Press Save.

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7b - Assign ringtone

Press Ringtone.

Step 27 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

Press Default ringtone, Select sound from My files or Phone ringtone.

Step 28 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

If you select Default ringtone:
The ringtone follows the default setting.

Step 29 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

If you select Select sound from My files:
Go to the required folder.

Step 30 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

Press the required ringtone to hear it.

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7b - Assign ringtone

Press the field next to the required ringtone to select it.

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7b - Assign ringtone

Press OK.

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7b - Assign ringtone

If you select Phone ringtone:

Step 34 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

Press the required ringtone to hear it.

Step 35 of 36

7b - Assign ringtone

Press OK.

Step 36 of 36

Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

1. Find "the new contact icon"

Press Contacts.
Press the Contacts tab.
Press the new contact icon.

2. Select phone book

Press Phone or the required email account.
If you select Phone, the contact is created in the phone's phone book.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed in the phone.

Only email accounts you are logged on to are displayed.
The steps below are based on the Phone phone book. If you select another phone book, there may be some differences in relation to the instruction.
If you select Phone, the contact is created in the phone's phone book.
If you select an email account, the contact is attached to this account but is also displayed in the phone.

Only email accounts you are logged on to are displayed.

3. Enter name

Press Given name and key in the required first name.
Press Family name and key in the required last name.

4. Key in phone number

Press Phone number and key in the required phone number.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.
Press the field next to the phone number.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.
Press the required number type.
Always begin phone numbers with a + followed by the country code, even for local phone numbers. This ensures that the phone numbers can be called even when you are abroad.

5. Enter email address

Press Email address and key in the required email address.
Press the field next to the email address.
Press the required email type.

6. Save contact

Press Save.

7. Add more information

You can add more information to the contact. The following steps show two examples.
Press the required contact.
Choose one of the following options:
Assign picture, go to 7a.
Assign ringtone, go to 7b.

8. 7a - Assign picture

Press the Menu key.
Press Edit.
Press the picture icon next to the name.
To use a saved picture:
Press Album.
Go to the required folder.
Press the required picture.
To take a new picture:
Press Take photo.
Point the camera lens at the required object and press the camera icon to take the picture.
Drag the frame to the required position to select the required detail.
Press Save.
Press Save.

9. 7b - Assign ringtone

Press Ringtone.
Press Default ringtone, Select sound from My files or Phone ringtone.
If you select Default ringtone:
The ringtone follows the default setting.
If you select Select sound from My files:
Go to the required folder.
Press the required ringtone to hear it.
Press the field next to the required ringtone to select it.
Press OK.
If you select Phone ringtone:
Press the required ringtone to hear it.
Press OK.

10. Exit

Press the Home key to return to standby mode.

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