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Sort contacts by... Simple contact view Choose contacts account Show frequent contacts Name order of contacts

Sort contacts by...

By default, the contacts on your Huawei device are sorted by first name, you can change this in the contacts settings if you are preferring to sort them by last name. 

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Contacts
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Sort list by
Step 5:  Choose  First nam e or  Last name
  1. Open Contacts
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Sort list by
  5. Choose First name or Last name

Simple contact view

It is possible to show a simplyfied view of the contacts on your Huawei device. If you activate this, you will only see the most important informations, like the Number. Profile pictures, company names and similar details will be hidden.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Contacts
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Display preferences
Step 5:  Activate or deactivate  Simple view
  1. Open Contacts
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Display preferences
  5. Activate or deactivate Simple view

Choose contacts account

By default all contacts will be shown on your Huawei device. These will be put together automatically and synchronisized to one list. You can choose to show only contacts from the SIM card, Google account or even messengers like WhatsApp.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open  Contacts
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Display preferences
Step 5:  Choose between  All contacts ,  Phone ,  SIM ,  Google  or  Customize
  1. Open Contacts
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the settings
  4. Tap on Display preferences
  5. Choose between All contacts, Phone, SIM, Google or Customize

Show frequent contacts

We can view the frequently contacted contacts on the Huawei smartphone, which are also listed under the Favorites display, but stored clearly separated.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts app
Step 2:  Tap on  Favourites
  1. Open the Contacts app
  2. Tap on Favourites

Name order of contacts

On the Huawei smartphone, we can determine ourselves how the contacts should be displayed, whether first name or last name first.

Android 10 (EMUI 10.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts app
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Name order
Step 5:  Choose  First name first  or  Last name first
  1. Open the Contacts app
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Tap on Name order
  5. Choose First name first or Last name first

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