How to Add Contacts to an iPad

Make sure you can always put a name to a face by storing contact details in your iPad’s Contacts app.

Steps

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    Tap the Contacts icon on your iPad’s Home screen to launch the Contacts app.
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    Tap the plus (+) button at the top of the interface.
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    Type the first and last names of the contact into the first two fields, by tapping them in turn and using the software keyboard.
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    Type a company name into the Company field if required.
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    Tap the Phone and Email fields in turn and type the relevant information. You can also add additional phone numbers and email address below the primary information you add.
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    Tap the ringtone or text tone fields to select a specific ring tone or text tone for this contact. Tap the Save button when done.
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    Tap the home page field and enter a website for the contact.
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    Tap green circle with a plus (+) in it to enter an address for the contact.
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    Tap the notes section to add any additional details to the contact. When you are finished, tap the Done button.
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    Finished.

Tips

  • You can tap and hold phone numbers and email address in emails and on webpages on your iPad and select Add to Contacts to quickly create a new contact.
  • You can tap the Add Field section when creating or editing a contact to add another element to the contact’s information if required.
  • You can add a photo for your contact by tapping the add photo field and choosing to take a photo with your iPad’s camera or select one from your iPad’s photo library.

Warnings

  • If you use iCloud to sync your contacts, new contacts added on your iPad will be sent to your connected devices. Make sure to check you aren’t creating duplicate contact details before adding a new contact.

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