How to Create a Favorite in iOS 7 on the iPhone 5

The favorites option for your iPhone contacts can be a useful tool when you want to be able to contact certain people very quickly.

Luckily there is a simple way that you can define an iPhone contact as a favorite.

Our tutorial below will show you how to create a favorite in iOS 7 on the iPhone 5 with just a few steps.

How to Make an iPhone Contact a Favorite

  1. Open the Phone app.
  2. Choose the Contacts tab.
  3. Select the contact.
  4. Touch Add to Favorites.
  5. Select the contact type.

Our guide continues below with additional information on how to create a favorite in iOS 7 on the iPhone 5, including pictures of these steps.

Creating contacts on your iPhone 5 is a really easy way to have access to the phone numbers and email addresses that you need to use on a regular basis.

But it is certainly possible to have too many contacts on your iPhone 5, making it difficult to quickly find the contact information that you need more frequently.

This is where the option to set certain contacts as favorites can be helpful. You can learn how to set a contact as a favorite on your iPhone 5 by following the steps below.

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How to Set a Contact as a Favorite on Your iPhone 5 (Guide with Pictures)

Another good reason to set contacts as favorites is if you use the Do Not Disturb feature on your iPhone.

You can configure the settings on Do Not Disturb so that it only allows text and calls to come through if they are from a contact that is on your Favorites list.

So if setting contacts as favorites on your iPhone 5 seems like a good idea, follow the tutorial below.

Step 1: Touch the Phone icon.

open the phone app

Step 2: Select the Contacts option at the bottom of the screen.

select the contacts option

Step 3: Touch the name of the contact that you want to set as a favorite.

select the contact to add as a favorite

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the screen, then touch the Add to Favorites option.

touch the add to favorites button

Step 5: Touch the contact option that you want to set as a favorite.

In the example image below, I have a choice between a mobile phone number and a home email address.

how to set a contact as a favorite on the iphone 5 in ios 7

Step 6: Select the contact option that you want to add to your favorites for the selected phone number or email address.

select the method of contact

Now that you know how to create a favorite in iOS 7 on the iPhone 5, you will be able to use this option to adjust the ways that you communicate with some of the contacts on your device.

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