Add or delete contacts

Keep your friends with you. Save their phone numbers, addresses, and other info to the People hub.

Add a contact

Tap people iconPeople, and swipe to all.

  1. Tap plus icon.
  2. If you're signed in to several accounts, tap the account to which the contact is linked.
  3. Tap a contact detail, fill in the fields, and tap save icon.
  4. When you have added the details, tap save icon.

    Your contacts are backed up automatically to your Microsoft account.

Edit a contact

  1. Tap the contact and edit icon, and edit or add details, such as a ringtone, or a web address.

Delete a contact

  1. Tap the contact and options icon > delete.

The contact is deleted both from your phone and, with some exceptions such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, from the social networking service where it's stored.

Filter your contact list

  1. If you don't want contacts from social networking services to show up in your contact list, you can filter them out. In the contact list, tap options icon > settings > filter my contact list and the accounts you want to show or hide.