How to Put Photos With My Contacts on My iPhone

by Spanner Spencer
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The iPhone is a range of Internet and multimedia-equipped smartphones designed and manufactured by Apple. It's cell phone feature is supported by a Contacts application that allows you to store information like phone numbers, emails and addresses of people you know. These contact entries can then be used to quickly initiate a phone call or other method of communication with that person. Adding a photo to a contact entry gives you a visual identification of the person you're calling and when that person is calling you.

Step 1

Launch the Contacts application on the iPhone.

Step 2

Select the contact from the list to which you want to add a photo.

Step 3

Tap the "Edit" button in the top-right corner.

Step 4

Tap the "Add Photo" button. If you're with the contact and want to take a photo of him, tap the "Take Photo" button. If you want to select an existing photo already stored on the iPhone, tap the "Choose Photo" button.

Step 5

Tap the "Use Photo" button after you've located or captured a photo you want to add to the contact entry.

Tap the "Done" button to save the photo to the contact's entry.


  • By synchronizing the Contacts application with the iPhone's Facebook app, profile pictures can be automatically added to any of your contacts who are on Facebook.


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About the Author

Spanner Spencer has been writing since 2005 for a variety of print and online publications. Focusing on entertainment, gaming and technology, his work has been published by, "The Escapist," "GamesTM," "Retro Gamer," "Empire," "Total PC Gaming" "The Guardian," among others. Spencer is a qualified medical electronics engineer with a Business and Technology Education Council certificate in technical writing from Huddersfield Technical College.

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