Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Set Up, Edit and Use Speed Dial Contacts

One of the reason why the Samsung Galaxy SIV users add their contacts to the Contacts app is to facilitate them when they want to use certain contact later, for instance when they want to make a call.

See also: How to Add New Contact in Contacts App in the Samsung Galaxy S4

Well, you may have lot of contacts stored in the Contacts app, but generally you have some favourite contacts or the most frequently dialed contacts. Instead of do search for certain contact in Contacts app or enter the phone number in Phone app, you can assign up to 8 contacts for speed dial so you can call them more faster and easier.

How to assign a contact to a speed dial key?
Below are the steps to do so:
  1. Open Phone app then tap Keypad tab.
  2. Tap the Menu key then select Speed dial setting.
  3. Here you'll see 9 speed dial keys which you can assign for the speed dial number(except the number 1 key because it's usually have assigned by default for the voice mail).
  4. Tap the speed dial key you wish to use.
  5. Select the desired contact.
  6. The selected contact will be assigned in the selected speed dial key.
  7. To assign another available speed dial key, repeat from the step #4.

How to edit speed dial key?
If you have accidentally made a mistake when assigning certain contact on speed dial setting and want to replace with the correct one or even want to remove them, then you can do so by following the steps below:
  1. Open Phone app then tap Keypad tab.
  2. Tap the Menu key then select Speed dial setting.
  3. Long tap the desired speed dial key you wish to edit.
  4. You'll see two options available in the pop up menu, they are:
    • Replace: select this option if you wish to replace current contact in the speed dial key with the new one.
    • Remove: select this option if you wish to remove current contact from the speed dial key.

How to use speed dial?
After assigning certain contact in the speed dial key, now you can call them easily by following the steps below:
  1. Open Phone app.
  2. Tap the Keypad tab.
  3. Tap and hold the required speed dial key until the contact number you've set previously dialed.

Given the advantage of this feature, then it'll more useful if you assign the important or favourite contacts in the speed dial setting so you'll be much more easier and faster when you want to call them.

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