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."

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

Check your contacts

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Contacts.
    • Contacts by label: At the top left, tap Menu and then Under "Labels," Select a label.
    • Contacts for another account: At the top right, tap your Profile picture and then Select an account.
    • The contacts for all your accounts: At the top left, tap Menu and then All accounts.
      ​​​​​​​Tip: If you have multiple contacts with the same information, the information will be grouped into one contact.

To check 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 learn how to make video calls to your contacts.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app .
  2. Tap a Contact in the list.
  3. Select an Option.

Create a group

You can group contacts together with labels.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app .
  2. At the bottom, tap Contacts.
  3. At the top left, tap Menu and then Create label.
  4. Enter a label name and tap OK.
    • Add one contact to a label:
      1. Tap Add contact .
      2. Select a Contact.
    • Add multiple contacts to a label:
      1. Tap Add contact .
      2. Touch and hold a Contact.
      3. Tap more Contacts and then 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 .
  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 .
  2. At the top left, tap Menu .
  3. Select a Label.
  4. Tap More and then Remove contacts.
  5. Next to the contact you want to delete, tap Remove .

Share your contacts

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Contacts app .
  2. In the list, tap a Contact.
  3. At the top right, tap More and then Share.
  4. Select how you want to share the contact.

Check your own contact info

  1. At the top right, tap your Profile picture and then Contacts app settings.
  2. Tap Your info.

Learn how to edit or delete contacts.

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