Creating contacts

To create a contact, do the following:

  1. Select All in the navigation area.

  2. In the items area, click Create contact. A new, blank contact opens in edit mode.

  3. In edit mode, do one or more of the following:

    • Fill in the desired contact details.

    • If the contact has more than one phone number, choose which is the preferred one by selecting the applicable radio button at the end of the number field.

    • Add new details by clicking Add [applicable contact detail], or, if available, remove details by clicking the delete button at the end of the detail field.

    • Add or remove a contact’s image by clicking Add or Delete. You can also drag or copy an image from another location. Dragging or copying an image is also possible when not in the edit mode. The possible image formats are JPEG, JPG, JPE, JFIF, PNG, BMP and GIF.

    • Change the contact’s image by clicking Change.

    • Change the label of a contact detail by clicking a label and selecting one from the drop-down menu that opens.

  4. Click Save. The new contact is saved and the edit mode closes.


Ovi Nokia Help info Creating contacts Note:

When viewing a contact, only those contact detail fields show that have information added to them.


You can sync new contacts with your device and computer by clicking Sync contacts. For more information on syncing your contacts, see Syncing contacts.

Ovi Nokia Help tip Creating contacts Tip:

If you want to have a contact that has almost the same information as another one (like in the case of a couple’s contact information), open the contact to the content pane or in edit mode, right click on an empty space, and click Create duplicate contact.

See also:

Editing contacts

Grouping contacts

Creating contacts