View, group & share contacts

You can organize the people and businesses in Contacts using labels.

You can use the Contacts app to find someone’s contact info or organize contacts with labels like "friends" or "family."

Note: Some of these steps work only on Android 9 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

See your contacts

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu.
    • See contacts by label: Choose a label from the list.
    • See contacts for another account: Tap Down arrow Down arrowand then pick an account.
    • See the contacts for all your accounts: Choose All contacts.
      • Tip: If you have multiple contacts with the same information, the information will be grouped into one contact.
    • See your Google Account contacts on the web: Go to Google Contacts.

Contact someone

You can call, email, or send text messages to your contacts. You can also see how to make video calls to your contacts.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. Tap a contact in the list.
  3. Choose an option.

Create a group

You can group contacts together using labels.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menuand then Create label.
  3. Enter a label name and tap OK.
    • Add one contact to a label: Tap Add contact Add new contactand then choose a contact.
    • Add multiple contacts to a label: Tap Add contact Add new contactand then touch and hold a contact and then tap the other contacts and then tap Add.

Tip: If a contact has multiple email addresses, only their default email address is added to the label group. 

Change a default email address

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the contact in the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. Touch and hold an email address.
  3. Tap Set default.

Remove contacts from a group

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menuand then pick a label.
  3. Tap More Moreand then Remove contacts.
  4. Next to the contact you want to delete, tap Remove Remove.

Share your contacts

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app Contacts app.
  2. Tap a contact in the list.
  3. At the top right, tap More Moreand then Share.
  4. Choose how you want to share the contact.

See your own contact info

  1. At the top left, tap Menu Menuand then Settings.
  2. Tap Your info.

Learn how to edit or delete contacts.

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