How to Create a Group Contact on Galaxy S20

Multitasking is becoming a trend in modern ages. Hence, most of not all devices are programmed to multitask. Because of this, people are now getting used to carrying out multiple things simultaneously. Just like sending a text to multiple people at a time, otherwise known as mass texting. And the same concept used in group chats. To get started with group chats, you need to create a group or contacts. In case you’re wondering how to do this on your new Samsung Galaxy handset, I demonstrate a step-by-step walkthrough down below. Here’s a quick guide on how to create a group on galaxy s20 and get started with mass texting or chatting.

Aside from third-party messaging apps, the galaxy s20 also offers a relevant feature that allows you to send one same message to a group of contacts. All you have to do is create a group contact and then add individual contacts that you’d like to be included in that group. The entire process is pretty straightforward. But if you need some input, then you better read on for more detailed instructions.

Easy steps to Create a Group Contact on Galaxy S20

Time Needed : 5 minutes

Outlined below are the steps on creating a group contact and start mass texting with your new Samsung Galaxy S20 handset. The entire process is carried out through the built-in Contacts application. Here’s how it works.

  1. Open the Contacts app to get started.

    To do this, just go to the Home screen then tap the Contacts app to open it.

    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - open contacts app

  2. From the Contacts app, tap the Navigation or Quick menu icon.

    Simply look for the three-horizontal lines on the left side of the screen.


    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - contacts menu icon

  3. Tap Groups from the given options.

    Doing so will pull up a list of sub-menu items.


    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - groups

  4. Scroll down and tap Create group.

    On the next screen, you will see different fields for you to fill up.


    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - create groups

  5. Enter the Group name into the provided text field.

    This will be the name/label of the group contact you're about to create.
    You can also set or use a specific ringtone for the group other than the default ringtone. Just tap the Group ringtone then select your preferred ringtone.

    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - enter group name

  6. Scroll down to the Members section then tap Add member.

    Doing so will open a new screen that contains all your saved contacts.


    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - add member

  7. Select the contacts that you'd like to add to the group.

    Simply tap on individual contacts you want to add.

    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - select contact to add

  8. After selecting and adding contacts, tap Done at the bottom center of the screen.

    If you want to add more contacts to the group, just follow the above steps to select the new contacts you'd like to include.
    If you’ve mistakenly added a contact in the group, just tap the Minus (-) sign next to the contact name to remove it from the group.

    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - done adding contact

  9. Finally, tap Save at the bottom right side of the screen.

    Doing so will save the group contact you recently created.

    create a group contact on galaxy s20 - save group

Tools
  • Android 10, One UI 2.0 and up
Materials
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 Plus, Galaxy S20 Ultra

Once the group contact is created, you can start sending mass SMS messages from your Samsung galaxy s20 to several contacts at one time. It definitely saves you a lot of time. 

If you’re having trouble adding a contact to the group or getting an error when adding a new contact, verify and ensure that the contact details, particularly contact number is correct and valid. Clearing cache and data from the Contacts app is also a potential solution to eliminate any erroneous temporary files amassed in the app.

And that covers everything in this tutorial. Please keep posted for more comprehensive tutorials, tips and tricks that will help you make the most of your new Samsung galaxy s20 smartphone. 

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