Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Add Photo to Contact in Android 4.4.2 Kitkat

If you add a new contact to your contacts list and save it to the device storage or to your Samsung/Google account then you will be allowed to change the default contact's picture icon with a photo or another image. Adding a photo to a contact will help you to easily know the contact even without you have to read the name. The photo that you have added to a contact will also be displayed to represent the contact in other apps, for instance the photo contact will be displayed when the contact calls you or when the contact sends you a message.


How to add a photo to a contact?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open Contacts app.
  2. If needed, tap the Contacts tab.
  3. Tap the required contact's name whose the picture you want to change.
  4. Tap to edit the selected contact.
  5. Tap and then select the required photo source. To use a photo from Gallery app as the photo contact go to the step #6, to use a tagged picture as the photo contact go to the step #7, while to take a picture and use the result as the photo contact go to the step #8.
  6. Using a photo from Gallery app as the photo contact:
    • Tap Image.
    • Select the required photo you want to use as the photo contact.
    • If needed, you can adjust the area of the photo you want to use as the photo contact.
    • Tap Done button.
  7. Using a tagged picture as the photo contact:
    • Tap Tagged pictures.
    • Select the required tagged picture you want to use as the photo contact.
    • If needed, you can adjust the area of the photo you want to use as the photo contact.
    • Tap Done button.
  8. Taking a picture and use the result as the photo contact:
    • Tap Take picture.
    • Take a picture of a person or an object you want to use as the photo contact.
    • Tap OK button.
    • If needed, you can adjust the area of the photo you want to use as the photo contact.
    • Tap Done button.
  9.  Tap Save button to save the changes.
  10. The selected photo has been added to the selected contact as the photo contact.

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