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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Select which Contacts to Display in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

The stock Contacts app in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge lets you to retrieve contacts from various sources, e.g: device storage, SIM card, Google account, etc. By default, this app will show all contacts from all available sources. However, you can set this app to show contacts from a specific source only or according to your own selection.


How to select which contacts to display?
You can do so by using the following steps:
  1. Open Contacts app.
  2. Tap More at the top right and then select Settings.
  3. Tap Contacts to display.
  4. Now, you'll be provided with the following options(it may be displayed differently depending on accounts that you have added to the stock Contacts app):
    • All contacts: select this option if you'd like to show all contacts from all available sources. This option is enabled by default.
    • Device: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in the device storage only.
    • SIM card: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in the SIM card only.
    • Your Samsung account: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in your Samsung account only. This option is available if you have added a Samsung account to your phone.
    • Your Google account: select this option if you'd like to show contacts saved in the selected Google account only. This option is available if you have added a Google account to your phone.
    • Customized list: select this option if you'd like to manually select which contacts you want to display in your contacts list. Tap to set your own selection.
  5. Tap the Back key to return to your contacts list screen.

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