iPhone Life magazine

How do I take a contact's photo?

Assign photo To ContactsSometimes you want to take someone's picture and immediately set it as his or her contact photo. No problem, your iPhone makes this very easy to accomplish. Simply:

  1. Open the Camera app and take the person's picture.

  2. Tap on the Camera Roll button on the bottom left of the screen; then tap on the photo you took.
  3. Tap the Action button on the bottom left of the screen (it looks like a box with an arrow coming out of it).

  4. Tap on Assign to Contact.
  5. Select the contact you want to assign the image to.
  6. Pinch and zoom the photo within the Choose Photo screen until it is displayed the way you want to see it.
  7. Tap on Set Photo.