How to Call a Favorite on an Android Phone

A special contact category in the phone’s address book is favorites. A favorite is someone you call frequently or whose information you need to have handy. The person doesn’t have to be someone you like — just someone you (perhaps unfortunately) phone often, such as your bookie.

To create a favorite, display a contact’s information and touch the Star icon. When the star is highlighted, the contact is flagged as one of your favorites.

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Favorite contacts appear in their own tab on the People or Contacts app, as well as in the Phone or Dialer app. To quickly access a favorite, choose the person from the tab.

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To call a favorite, choose the Favorites tab in the Phone app, similar to what’s shown. Touch a favorite contact to either dial that person directly or to display their contact information, and then choose the number to dial.

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The favorites (or frequent calls list) might be visible from the main Phone app screen (refer to the center of the following image).

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  • To remove a favorite, touch the contact’s star again. Removing a favorite doesn’t delete the contact.

  • A contact has no idea whether he’s one of your favorites, so don’t believe that you’re hurting his feelings by not making him a favorite.

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