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How to Save Numbers on iPhone Contacts

Save Numbers on iPhone Contacts
Written by Hassan Abbas

Save Numbers on iPhone Contacts: Whenever you view a phone number appears on your caller ID that you don’t recognize. Then chances are you can’t answer it unless you’re one of the few. But there have been times when the caller turned out to be someone you knew. Perhaps it was a business you visit, like a doctor’s office or food delivery service. In these cases, you may want to save that number.

You can also save a number for someone who call you from the Phone app to your Contacts. Also, you can save numbers that you call too, to make it simpler to call them again later.

Let’s come and check how to save numbers from the Phone app to Contacts on iPhone.

A Quick Rundown of Recent Calls

As you are familiar with the symbols and indicators in the Phone app. You just open it up and click Recents at the bottom.

You can also select to view All calls or just Missed ones with the buttons at the top.

  • Calls that show in red are those that you missed.
  • Also, Calls with a phone symbol and arrow to the left are calls that you made.
  • Calls that show in black are ones you answered.

Save a phone number to Contacts

As you can view in your list of Recents as well as Missed. Also, you have an Info icon at the top on the right. This provides you details about the call and caller if they’re already in your Contacts list.

Step 1:

To save a new number, click that Info icon for that call.

Step 2:

Choose to Create New Contact, Add to Existing Contact, or Add to Emergency Contacts.

Step 3:

Depending on which choice you select. Simply follow the prompts to continue and save that number to your Contacts.

Now, whenever you receive a call from that number you saved. It displays the name you assign to that Contact. And, you can also make calls to them much easier from your contacts list or using Siri.


Here’s all about “Save Numbers on iPhone Contacts”. For further queries and questions let us know in the comment section below!

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Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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