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Dial a number and save it to Contacts (iPhone)

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You can dial a phone number from your Contacts, Recents, or Favorites lists, or use the built-in keypad to place the call. If you're using the keypad, you can save the number to your Contacts list by following these steps:

  1. Enter the phone number with the keypad, but do not hit the call button.
  2. Tap on the "Add-to-Contacts" icon (the head-and-shoulder silhouette with a plus symbol next to it) that appears under the asterisks key.
  3. Tap on the "Create New Contact" button and fill in the person's name, address, etc., or tap on the "Add to Existing Contact" button and select an existing contact name.
  4. When you've finished adding the number to your Contacts list, hit the "Call" button to place the call.

  5. You can also create a new contact, or add a number to an existing contact, after you've placed or received a call by clicking on Recents and then the blue arrow to the right of the number. This will bring up a screen with all of your options.
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