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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Share Contacts via Messaging

Samsung Galaxy SIII allows the user to send or receive multimedia message. This type of message will allow you to send or receive message contains picture, sound files, contact files, etc. If you receive MMS with contact files inside, then you can save the contact to your phonebook with ease.

See also: How to Save MMS Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3

In addition to receive MMS contains contact files, by using this phone you can also share the required contact to another through messaging. You can insert the contact file while you're composing the message or you can go to the required contacts through Contacts apps then share it via messaging.


How to share namecard via messaging?
Below are the complete steps to share contact through the Contacts apps:
  1. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  2. Tap Contacts.
  3. Tap Contact tab.
  4. Tap the required contacts you wish to share.
  5. Tap the Menu key.
  6. On pop up menu select Share namecard via.
  7. Tap Messaging.
  8. Now the contact file was attached in the message as .vcf file.
  9. Enter the recipient number or you can tap on the Contact icon to find the required number you want.
  10. Here you can also type your own message in the Enter messages field.
  11. Tap Send button to send the message.

For the record, if you share contacts use this methods, the data charges may apply depending on your network provider.

Comments

  1. i have a samsung tablet 10.1 . i am trying to import my contacts from my samsung note 2 into my 10.1 . i am confused . how do i do this

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    1. Hi James Hendrix,
      Thanks for coming.
      There are some methods available to import/export contacts between Samsung phone/tablet. One of which is by using Wi-Fi Direct feature.
      Here are the steps to do so:
      First, enable Wi-Fi Direct in both of your devices.
      >>> In your Samsung Galaxy Note 2
      1. Open Contacts app. Tap the Menu key then select "Share namecard via".
      2. Tick the box next to "Select all" option to select all of your contacts.
      3. Tap Done button.
      4. Tap "Wi-Fi Direct".
      5. Tap the Wi-Fi Direct's name of your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 under the Available devices list to send contacts.

      >>>In your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
      1. Tap "Accept" button to receive contact file using Wi-Fi Direct.
      2. Once the process is completed, open that file (.vcf) from the notification panel.
      3. Select "Contacts" in the Complete action using menu to add contact file to your Contacts app.
      4. Select "Device".
      5. All contacts in the .vcf file from your Note 2 will be imported shortly to the Contacts app on your Tab 10.1.
      Hope this helps :)

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  2. I have a samsung galaxy mega I do not want to share my contacts with anybody or anything how do I turn this off share name card via how to stop this

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