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Samsung Galaxy S3: How Customize Contacts Display

Samsung Galaxy SIII provide you with two options to sort your contacts, alphabetically by first name or by last name. This of course will helps you to manage you contacts and facilitate you when using them.

See also: How to Sort Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you're on Contacts app settings, you will see another option to customize the contacts display. This option will allow you to specify how your contacts will appear in the list. You can choose to display contacts by first name first or by last name first.

How to customize contacts display in the list?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Contacts.
  3. Tap Contact tab.
  4. Tap the Menu key.
  5. Scroll down to Settings, then tap on it.
  6. Tap Display contacts by.
  7. Now you will see two options available on pop up menu. They are:
    • first name first: choose this option if you wants the contacts listed by first name first.
    • last name first: choose this option if you wants the contacts listed by last name first.
  8. Tap the required option you wish to use.
  9. Tap the Back key.
  10. Now your contacts will be listed according to the selected option.
  11. Tap Home button to return to the standby mode.

In some countries people used to write the name by first name first whilst another countries used to write the name by last name first. By knowing how to customize contacts display, now you can set it according to your need. So, which option do you choose to customize your contacts display? First name first or last name first?


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