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Change Favorite Contacts On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S9

With the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 it’s possible to ‘Favorite’ your favorite contacts. Once you have favorite a contact you’ll be able to quickly access them by heading to the favorites tab when sending a new message. This can be a great way to quickly send new messages to the people you contact the most. We’ll explain how you can add contacts to your favorite contacts list for Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 in the guide provided below.

If you have experience with previous Android devices, you may already be familiar with the contact favorites feature. It’s possible to add new favorites and edit any favorites you’ve made in the past on a Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S9 and we’ll explain how to do this below.


How To Star Favorite Contacts On Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S9

  1. First, make sure your S8 or S9 is switched on.
  2. Next, open the “Phone” app.
  3. Tap to open the ‘Contacts’ section.
  4. Once in the contacts section, select the contact you’d like to favorite.
  5. Tap the star icon in the red circle.


After doing this, the contact you selected will now be favorited. Alternatively you can set a contact as a favorite by tapping their name in your contacts list. Once you’ve done this, a new page will appear with details about that contact and you’ll be able to press the star icon on this page to favorite them.

The contacts on your favorite list on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9 will appear in alphabetical order. Unfortunately, you cannot move the order of how favorite contacts appear.

If you have too many people on your favorites list, you can also remove them. All you need to do is open the contacts app again and then navigate to a favorite contact and tap the star again. The star will disappear and they will no longer be on your favorites list in Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S9.

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