home screen bothMost mobile phones have limited number for contacts and also, limited options for them. Android provides a large options variety about them, such as birthdays, website, email, home address and others. With these options, you can be notified whenever you want about one particular information about a contact. Also, you can add contacts to Favorites and you can delete them as you want.

The best thing about adding your contacts to favorites is that you will save time by accessing them easily. So, you will move faster when you send a message or make a call. Follow the steps below if you want to add some of your contacts to favorites.

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First, you will need to access Contacts. Here, you will find various options and you will tap on Favorites.

Now, you will tap the Menu button. You will find Add to favorites or Add a contact.

You will scroll down the contacts and choose the one you want to add.

After that, you will find your contact into the Favorites.

It’s a very easy process but you will need to have in mind that it is not recommended to have more than 5 contacts added to your favorites. Google designed Android to suggest frequently used contacts below the list of favorites.

If you need to remove a contact from favorites, you will go a similar way for adding.

First, you will need to access Contacts and Favorites.

Now, you will select the contact that you need to remove by tapping it.

With the contact details opened, you will tap the yellow star found on the top right side. If you want to remove more, you will need to follow the same steps.

This tip can be used for all Android smartphone and it’s a faster way to access and use your contacts and information needed.

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  • Elize Muller

    The yellow star is not activated on contacts BUT they still auto appear in the favourites list, I would like to keep this list empty, how do I stop the contact duplicating in favourites

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