You’re texting a new friend in the Messages app and you want to save them as a contact. You’re looking for the information button, but you can’t find it! In this article, I’ll show you how to create new contacts from Messages on an iPhone.
How Did Creating New Contacts Change With iOS 12?
On earlier versions of iOS, the Information button already appears in the upper right-hand corner of the screen when you open a conversation in Messages. If your iPhone is running iOS 12 or newer, there’s an extra step — you have to tap the number before the Information button appears!
How To Create New Contacts From Messages On iPhones
First, open Messages and tap on the conversation with the person you want to add as a contact. Then, tap on their phone number or profile picture (it’ll probably be blank) above the conversation. When you do, four new buttons will appear. Tap the info button.
Next, tap Create New Contact. Finally, type in their name and any other information you know about them, then tap Done in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
Coming In Contact With iOS 12
You now know how to create new contacts from Messages on your iPhone! When you meet someone new, make sure to share this article with them so they know how to add you as a contact too. Leave any other questions you have about your iPhone in the comments section below.