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Edit or delete contacts

After you add contacts to your Android device, you can make changes or delete them.

Contacts saved to your Google Account will sync with Google Contacts and all your Android devices.

Note: Android isn't the same on all devices. These instructions are for devices running Android 6.0 and up. Learn how to check your Android version.

Change contact details

  1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
  2. Tap the contact you want to edit.
  3. Tap Edit Edit. If asked, choose the account.
  4. Enter the contact’s name, email, and phone number.
    • To enter more information, tap More fields or the Down arrow Down arrow icon.
  5. To change the photo for a contact, tap the photo, then choose an option.
  6. Tap Save.

Add a contact to your favorites

You can put people you contact often at the top of your list.

  1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
  2. Tap the contact you want to add to your favorites.
  3. At the top, tap Favorite Star.

Delete a contact

  1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
  2. Tap the contact you want to delete.
  3. Tap More More and then Delete.
  4. Tap Delete again.

To delete multiple contacts at once, touch & hold each contact, then tap Delete .

Undo changes to contacts

You can erase any changes you made to your contacts during the past 30 days.

  1. Open your device's Contacts app Contacts.
  2. At the top left, tap Menu Menu and then Settings.
  3. Under "Manage contacts," tap Undo changes. If asked, choose which Google Account you want to change.
  4. Choose a time to go back to.
  5. Tap Confirm.
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