How to Add a Street Address for a Contact on the iPhone 5

Different people need different things out of their contact information, so the level of detail that you include for every new contact that you create will be based largely on personal preference.

But even if the extent of your usual contact data stops at a phone number, there will occasionally be times when it is beneficial to include additional information, including a physical street address.

You can add address information to an iPhone 5 contact with just a few simple steps, which will provide you with a convenient way to access and use that address information in the future if you ever need directions, or if you need to mail something to that contact.

Edit Address for iPhone 5 Contact

The steps in this article were performed in iOS 8, on an iPhone 5. Screens may look slightly different in earlier versions of iOS.

Step 1: Open the Phone app.

open the phone app

Step 2: Select Contacts from the options on the bottom of the screen.

select the contacts option

Step 3: Select the contact for whom you wish to add a street address.

Step 4: Tap the Edit button at the top-right of the screen.

touch the edit button

Step 5: Scroll down and select the add address option.

touch the add address button

Step 6: Enter the address, then touch the Done button at the top-right of the screen to save it.

enter the address, then touch done

Now that you know how to add a street address for a contact on the iPhone 5, you can include this information on the contact card along with phone numbers and other data.

Did you know that there is a fast way to switch between apps and access your favorite and recent contacts? Find out about the app switcher and learn some simple ways to make your iPhone easier to navigate.

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