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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Add or Remove a Contact in Auto Reject List in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge has a default call reject feature that will let you to block unwanted calls from a specific number by adding the required phone number or contact to the auto reject list. When a blocked contact calls you, your phone will automatically block it and you won't be notified with any notification(sound or vibration).


How to add a contact to the auto reject list?
You can block incoming calls from a specific number by adding the number to the auto reject list. As the example, we'll try doing so by using two different methods: from the contacts list and from the call logs.


Method #1: From the contacts list
Open Contacts app. All your contacts will be displayed here.Tap the required contact you want to add to the auto reject list.Tap More at the top right and then select Add to Auto reject list.This icon will be displayed above the phone number as a sign than the selected contact has been added to the auto reject list.

Method #2: From the call logs
Open Phone app.Tap

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to View Missed Notifications from My People in Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

If you have assigned a contact to a provided colour indicator in My people while the people edge feature is enabled, a tab with this contact's assigned colour will appear on the edge screen when you have missed notifications(calls, text messages or email messages) from this contact. You can use this tab to easily view those missed notifications. But, you have to remember that this feature will work if you enable the edge screen notifications.


How to view missed notifications from My people?
As the example, if you have assigned a contact named "Marie" to the orange colour indicator in My people, you can easily view missed notifications from Marie by using the following steps:
Drag the orange tab on the edge screen towards the centre of the screen to view all missed notifications from Marie. By default, the tab is displayed in the right edge screen and can be accessed from all screens.
If there are multiple notifications from this contact, you can preview each notification b…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Delete or Reorder Contacts in My People in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

Aside from allowing you to add contacts to the My people list, you're also allowed to manage those contacts when needed, as the example: delete unwanted contacts from the list or change the order of contacts.


How to delete or reorder contacts in the My people list?
Assuming that the people edge feature is on, you can remove or reorder contacts in the My people list by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the My people tab.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can do so by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.Tap People edge.Tap My people. All contacts you have added to the My people list will be displayed here.Tap Edit at the top right.To remove a contact from the My people list, tap at the required contact. The selected contact will be removed fr…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Add Contacts to My People in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

If you have enabled the people edge feature, you can add your favourite contacts to My people. When you receive calls or notifications from those listed in the My people list, the edge screen in your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will display a tab contains with assigned colours that can be used to view unread notifications from them. You can also use this tab to quickly call, send text messages or send email messages to contacts that have been added to the My people list.


How to add contacts to My people?
When the people edge feature is on, you can add your favourite contacts to My people by using two different methods: from the settings menu and from the My people tab.


Method #1: From the settings menu
You can add your favourite contacts to My people list from the settings menu by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.Scroll down to the Device section…

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge: How to Enable People Edge Feature and Add Contacts to My People in Android 5.0.2 Lollipop

If the edge lighting feature is enabled, you can use the people edge feature to have your phone lights up its edge screen with the different colours when you receive calls or notifications from those you have added to My people while the main screen is off and your phone's screen is facing downwards. As the example, if you have added "Rehan" to My people and assign her to the green colour indicator, when she calls or messages you, the edge screen will light up green when the main screen is off and your phone is turned over.


How to enable the people edge feature and add contacts to My people?
Assuming that the edge lighting feature is enabled, you can enable the people edge feature and add contacts to My people by using the following steps:
While the screen is unlocked, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.
Scroll down the screen to the Device section and then tap Edge screen.
Tap People e…

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Share Your Namecard via Bluetooth in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

The stock Contacts app in your Samsung Galaxy S4 has a feature that will let you create your own name card so you can save your personal information, e.g: name, phone number, etc. When needed, you can easily share your name card to others via Bluetooth.


How to share your name card via Bluetooth?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap the Contacts tab. All your contacts will be displayed here.Tap your name card (it's located at the top of the contact list).Tap the Menu key and then select Share name card.Tap Bluetooth. If Bluetooth in your phone is off, tap Turn on button to turn it on.Assuming that the device you want to share your name card with has been paired with yours, tap the device name to select it.When the selected device has accepted your file transfer request, your name card will be sent shortly.

Samsung Galaxy S4: How to Create Your Namecard in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Aside from letting you to create and manage your personal or business contacts, the stock Contacts app in your Samsung Galaxy S4 also lets you to create and manage your name card. You can use this feature to save your name, mobile phone number, home phone number, email address, address, website, and more. This can be alternative way you can use when you need to know your phone number or other information. When needed, you can also easily send your name card to others by using one of the share methods available in your phone, e.g: Bluetooth, messages, etc.


How to create your name card?
You can do so by using the following steps:
Open Contacts app.Tap the Contacts tab. All of your contacts will be displayed here.Tap Set my profile (it's located at the top of the contact list).Enter your own personal information, e.g: name, mobile phone number, home phone number, address, email address, etc.If you'd like to add photo to your name card, do as follows:Tap .Tap Image and then select t…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Manage Primary Contacts in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

If you want to use send help messages feature, you have to register at least one contact as your primary contact. That's why when you enable the send help messages feature for the first time, you'll be asked to set your primary contact. Your primary contacts will be alerted to your situation via messages when the emergency situation is declared. However, you can manage your primary contacts when needed, such as: add contacts to the primary contacts list or delete contacts from the primary contacts list.


How to add or delete primary contacts?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the System section and then tap Safety assistance.Tap Manage primary contacts. To add a contact to the list go to the step #4, while to delete a contact from the list go to the step #5.To add a co…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Set My Phone to Say the Caller's Name of a Specific Contact in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

Yesterday, an insider left his comment and said that he wanted his phone to say his friend's name when receiving incoming calls from her. Fortunately, if you own Samsung Galaxy S5, you can enable the notification readout feature for favourite calls so that your phone will read the caller's name when receiving incoming calls from your favourite contacts, or you can use the stock Voice recorder app to record your voice that say a contact's name and then set it as ringtone for the desired contact.


How to enable notification readout feature for calls from favourite contacts?
You can do so by using the following steps:
On any screen, swipe down the top of the screen to open up the notification panel and then tap at the top right to go to the settings menu.With the settings menu is displayed in grid view, scroll down to the System section and then tap Language and input.Scroll the screen to the very bottom and then tap Notification readout.Check the box next to Calls from favouri…

Samsung Galaxy S5: How to Enable and Use Assistant Plus Feature in the Stock Phone/Contacts App in Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

One of the apps that is supported by the assistant plus feature is the stock Phone/Contacts app. Thus, you can enable the assistant plus feature for the Phone/Contacts app so that you can easily access to some frequently used options or places in this app, e.g: edit contact, delete contact, add or remove contact from favourites, view call logs, view contacts list, etc.


How to enable the assistant plus feature for the stock Phone/Contacts app?
Assuming that you have enabled the assistant menu feature, you can easily turn on the assistant plus feature for the stock Phone/Contacts app by using the following steps:
On any screen, tap the assistant menu icon
and then select Settings to quickly go to the settings menu for the assistant menu feature.Tap Assistant plus.Slide the ON/OFF switch to the right to enable this option. The switch turns green when it's enabled.Check the box next to Phone/Contacts to enable this option.The assistant plus feature for the stock Phone/Contacts app has…