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How to Add New Contacts from Text Messages on iPhone

How to add new contacts from text messages on iPhone? Read on, and you will learn the best method to add a single or multiple iPhone contacts from SMS.

Updated Apr 08,2018 | by Micky

How to add new contacts from text messages on iPhone? Usually, users can add contacts by tapping on phone numbers given in iPhone messages or directly save the message senders as your contacts. It seems to be an easy job to add a single contact in these 2 ways, but what about contacts in a bulk number? To fill in the contacts’ information one by one by tapping on the tiny iPhone screen will be a time-consuming hassle. In this case, I believe you will be eager for an alternative method that’s more convenient and user-friendly.


The Best Way to Add New Contacts from Text Messages on iPhone

Compared with tapping on the tiny screen to input iPhone contacts’ information, there will be much ease if you can conduct the whole process on PC. IOTransfer – a multifunctional iPhone transfer software, allowing adding iPhone contacts in bulk on PC with your mouse and keyboard without suffering from the inconvenience created by the small and insensitive iPhone screen, and moreover, only 2 steps are taken in the course of the contact adding.

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How to Add New Contacts from iPhone Text Messages within 2 Steps

Step 1 Connect iPhone to PC

Install and transfer IOTransfer, connect your iPhone to PC and wait until it’s recognized. Click on “Trust” if the notice “Trust This Computer?” pops up.


Step 2 Begin to Add iPhone Contacts

Go to “MANAGE” at the top, in the opened panel, click on “Contacts” on the left and hit “+New” at the top. Fill the message sender’s information including his first name, last name, phone numbers, email, and notes. Then, click on “Save”. After a short time, you will find the new contact in the contact list on your iPhone. If you have multiple contacts to add from iPhone text messages, just repeat the step above.

Tips: If you find a person’s information is wrong, you can move the cursor beside the phone number and click on “Edit” appearing on the left to modify the details.


How to Add Contacts from Text Messages Directly on iPhone

Anyway, I will show how to add contacts from text messages directly on iPhone since most people are still trying this relatively complex method.

Case 1 Save the Phone Number Given in A Text Message as Your Contact

Long press on the given phone number in the text message, select “Add to Contacts”, “Create A New Contact”, and then fill in the person’s information, lastly, tap “Done”. However, there is a critical defect that you may not find the phone number in the contact list possibly due to the phone number length limitation.

Case 2 Save A Text Sender as A Contact

Open the text message on iPhone, scroll to the top, and then you have the option of saving the person as an existing contact or a new contact. Select your desired one, tap to fill in the person’s information and get it done.

Now, I think you should already have a comprehensive understanding of this powerful iPhone contact manager by comparison with the traditional methods. Free download IOTransfer and have a try by yourself!

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5.       Backup iPhone data including photos, videos, music, and contacts.

Related Articles You Can Refer to

1.       How to Transfer Contacts from Computer to iPhone

2.       How to Transfer Contacts from One iPhone to Another

3.       How to Add New Contacts to iPhone in Bulk

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