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Setting Favorite Contacts On Samsung Galaxy S8 And Galaxy S8+ Plus

One awesome feature of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is the ability it provides of creating a star or ‘’Favorite’’ option for particular contacts for those contacts regularly communicate to so as to quickly access their information. Instead of browsing through a myriad of contacts to find the contacts you often contact, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus allows you to favorite that contact for quick reach. It is definitely much easier for you to just favorite those contacts.

Below are some procedures that will guide you in creating favorites on Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus. For those of us that are not new to Android, you might already have used the ‘star’ feature where several contacts appear at the top of the list whenever you press the phone contacts App.

In the procedure below, I’ll explain to you how you can actually favorite the contacts you like, or remove the ones you don’t.


How to favorite or star contacts on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus

  • Switch on the Galaxy S8 or Galaxy S8+ Plus.
  • Go to “Phone” app.
  • Go to “Contacts” section.
  • Browse the contacts you wish to favorite or star.
  • Press the “star” in the red circle.


The other option on how you can create/set the favorite on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is by selecting the name in your contacts list. Once the contact information comes up, look out for a star normally at the top of the screen. When you press on the star, that contact automatically updates to your favorites.

It is important to know that, by default, Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus is not set to let you sort your favorites in order where the most important contacts appear at the top. Instead, the contacts will be listed alphabetically.

If there is a contact you wish to remove from the favorites list, go to the contact information of that person and uncheck the star, or simply delete the contact altogether to remove the person from the favorites list.


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