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How to Add Contacts to iPhone in 3 Ways

Duke updated on Sep 25, 2020 to iPhone Data Transfer | How-to Articles

"How do I add a contact to my iPhone?"

Learning how to add contacts to an iPhone is quite necessary since we need to do it often. Luckily, it's quite easy to add new contacts to iPhone and there are different ways you can apply.

Method 1. Add Contacts to iPhone via the Contacts App

The most straightforward way to add contacts to your iPhone is to use the Contacts app. Here are the steps:

Step 1. Open the "Contacts" app and tap the plus icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 2. Enter the required information, including name, phone number, email address, and more, and click "Done"

How to add contacts to iPhone via the Contacts app

Method 2.  Add a New Contact to iPhone via Messages

"How do I add a contact from a text message on my iPhone?" You may receive a message containing the phone number you want to save. In that case, you can add the contact to your contact list directly via Messages.

Step 1. Go to the Messages app and open the conversation that contains the phone number.

Step 2. Press and hold the phone number until you see options appear. (If you click on the number, you will see the option to make a call.)

Step 3. Choose "Add to Contacts" among the options.

Step 4. Then choose "Create New Contact" or "Add to Existing Contact".

Step 3. If you choose "Create New Contact", supplement other necessary information and tap "Done". If you choose "Add to Existing Contact", choose the contact from the list and click "Update".

How to add contacts to iPhone from a text message

Method 3. How to Add and Manage Contacts on iPhone with an iOS Content Manager

Adding contacts to an iPhone can also be done with free iOS data transfer software like EaseUS MobiMover. Actually, this tool can do more than that. As an iOS content manager and a video downloader, EaseUS MobiMover allows you to:

  • Access and view iDevice content from a computer
  • Manage iDevice content by deleting, adding, or editing items
  • Transfer files between an iPhone/iPad/iPod and a computer
  • Share data from one iPhone/iPad/iPod to another
  • Download videos from YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and many other sites to a computer or iPhone/iPad

Thus, you can not only add new contacts to your iPhone but also transfer contacts to your iPhone from a computer or another iPhone or iPad.

To add contacts to iPhone:

Step 1. Connect your iPhone to your computer, either Mac or PC, launch EaseUS MobiMover and go to "Content Management > Contacts".

add contacts to iPhone - Step 1

Step 2. When you want to add new contacts to your iPhone, click "New". You can also import contacts from computer to your iPhone by clicking  "Add Contents".

add contacts to iPhone - Step 2

Step 3. After clicking "New", now you need to enter the details of the contacts you want to add to your iPhone on the right side of the MobiMover window. Then click "Save" to ensure the new contacts is successfully added.

add contacts to iPhone - Step 3

Bonus Tip: How to Add Google Contacts to iPhone

Some of you may also need to add Google contacts to your iPhone, which is quite easy to do. By adding your Google account to your iPhone and turning on the "Sync Contacts" option, you will be able to sync all of your Google contacts to your iPhone wirelessly.

For detailed steps, go to the guide on how to import Google contacts to iPhone.

The Bottom Line

Adding phone numbers to your contacts is quite easy. If you only want to add a new contact to your iPhone, using the Contacts app is the fastest way. While if you want to manage your iPhone contacts and other files better, getting an iOS content manager is a good choice. Whether you want to sync contacts from iPhone to Mac or transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone, it will help.