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Show Frequently contacted Sort contacts Default Storage Location Contacts to Display Name format

Show Frequently contacted

in the contact overview we find besides the usual list of contacts also the favorites as well as your own profile (share your profile). additionally we can display a list that shows us the "frequently contacted contacts". as basis we always use the last 30 days in which the contact was called or a message was written.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Enable or disable  Show Frequently contacted
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Enable or disable Show Frequently contacted

Sort contacts

By default, contacts on your Samsung device are sorted by first name, but you can also sort contacts by last name.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Sort by
Step 5:  Choose between  First name  and  Last name
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Tap on Sort by
  5. Choose between First name and Last name

Default Storage Location

By default, the Samsung device asks where to save a new contact each time you create one. You can choose to select the location as the default location or always be asked first. Once the default location is set, it can be changed in the contacts settings.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Tap on  Manage contacts
Step 4:  Tap on  Default storage location
Step 5:  Choose desired  storage location
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Tap on Manage contacts
  4. Tap on Default storage location
  5. Choose desired storage location

Contacts to Display

By default, the Contacts app on the Samsung device displays contacts from all accounts, and the displayed contact list can be filtered so that we can display single or multiple accounts. In addition to accounts like Google and Samsung, you can also view contacts stored on the SIM card or phone memory.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Tap on  All contacts
Step 4:  Choose desired  Source / Account
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Tap on All contacts
  4. Choose desired Source/Account

Name format

By default, contacts on the Samsung device are displayed with First Name, Last Name, but regardless of the sorting, we can change the name format to Last Name, First Name.

Android 10 (One UI 2.0)
Step 1:  Open the  Contacts -App
Step 2:  Open the  menu
Step 3:  Open the  Settings
Step 4:  Tap on  Name format
Step 5:  Choose between  First, last  and  Last, first
  1. Open the Contacts-App
  2. Open the menu
  3. Open the Settings
  4. Tap on Name format
  5. Choose between First, last and Last, first

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