Manage Contacts for Motorola DEFY XT

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For DEFY XT Users

Add a contact
View contacts
Delete a contact
Import and export contacts

Add a contact 

Via the Contacts list 

  1. Tap icon_home2.png Home.
  2. Tap the icon_phone.png Phone icon from the Home screen.
  3. Tap icon_contacts.png Contacts, or tap the icon_apps.png All Apps icon and then tap Contacts.
  4. Tap icon_menu.png Menu.
  5. Tap New Contact.
  6. Enter all necessary details, then tap Done to save the contact. 

Via the Phone dialer 

  1. Tap icon_home2.png Home.
  2. Tap the icon_phone.png Phone icon.
  3. Enter the phone number using the dial pad.
  4. Tap icon_menu.png Menu.
  5. Tap Add to Contacts.
  6. You can either add the number to a current contact or create a new contact

 

View contacts 

Find and view a contact 

  1. Tap icon_home2.png Home.
  2. Tap the icon_phone.png Phone icon from the Home screen.
  3. Tap icon_contacts.png Contacts, or tap the icon_apps.png All Apps icon and then tap Contacts.
  4. Scroll through your list of contacts, or press icon_menu.png Menu and then tap Search to find a specific contact.
  5. Tap a contact to view its details.
  6. To set a contact as a favorite, tap the star in the upper left hand corner of a contact. This will make a contact easier to find when searching your contacts list. 

Change which group of contacts is shown 

Tap on the arrow down icon next to the account(s) you have set up.  Then check the boxes for the type of contacts you want to see from that account.  

Change how you view your list of contacts 

  • Only contacts with phones
    Check this option if you only want contacts that have a phone number displayed.

  • Sort list by
    Tap the arrow down icon and select either First name of Last name.

  • View contact names as
    Tap the arrow down icon and select either First name or Last name. 

 

Delete a contact 

  1. Tap icon_home2.png Home.
  2. Tap the icon_phone.png Phone icon from the Home screen.
  3. Tap icon_contacts.png Contacts, or tap the icon_apps.png All Apps icon and then tap Contacts.
  4. Find the contact you want to remove by either scrolling or by tapping icon_menu.png Menu and then tapping Search.
  5. Tap icon_menu.png Menu.
  6. Tap Delete contact.
  7. Tap OK to confirm deletion. 

To delete multiple contacts,
Press icon_menu.png Menu and tap Delete contacts.  Check the boxes next to the contacts you want to remove. 


 

Import and export contacts 

You can share your contacts via SD card, email, or Bluetooth. 

Export contacts 

When you sign into your Google account on your phone, your Gmail contacts are automatically synced. Contacts will stay synced whether you make changes on your smartphone, on another device, or from a web browser as long as you have sync turned on. 

Export to an SD card 

  1. Tap Home.
  2. Tap the All Apps icon.
  3. Tap Contacts.
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Import/Export.
  6. Tap Export to SD card.
  7. Tap OK to confirm export. 

A progress indicator will appear to let you know the status of your contacts export. 

Import contacts 

When you sign into your Google account on your phone, your Gmail contacts are automatically synced. Contacts will stay synced whether you make changes on your smartphone, on another device, or from a web browser as long as you have sync turned on. 

Import to an SD card 

  1. Tap Home.
  2. Tap the All Apps icon.
  3. Tap Contacts.
  4. Tap Menu.
  5. Tap Import/Export.
  6. Tap Import to SD card.
  7. Tap OK to confirm import. 

A progress indicator will appear to let you know the status of your contacts import.  

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