Create a contact group on iPhone | ENBLE

Create a contact group on iPhone | ENBLE

Easily Group Contacts and Send Messages on Your iPhone

If you find yourself frequently sending messages to the same group of people from your iPhone, there’s good news for you. With the release of iOS 16, Apple has made it incredibly easy to group contacts, making work communication or organizing events a breeze. And the best part? You can do it right on your iPhone, without the need for a third-party app.

In this guide, we will provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to create a contact group within the native Contact app on your iPhone or iPad. We’ll also cover how to customize the group and delete it if needed.

Creating a Contact Group on Your iPhone

When creating a new contact group, you have the freedom to add as many contacts as you want. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. On your iPhone home screen, tap on the Contacts app. You can also access it by tapping on the Phone app and selecting Contacts at the bottom.
Contacts App
  1. Tap on “Lists” at the top left.
Add List
  1. Next, tap on “Add List” at the top right.
List Name
  1. In the provided box, type the name of your new list and tap on “Add List” at the top right.
Add Contacts
  1. On the Lists page, select the newly created list. Tap on “Add Contacts” and choose every contact you wish to add to the list. Once finished, tap “Done” at the top right.

With these simple steps, you have successfully created a contact group on your iPhone. Now, let’s move on to sending messages to your newly created group.

Sending Messages to Your Contact Group

Now that you have your contact group, it’s time to send messages to the entire group. Here’s how you can do it:

  1. Go back to the Lists page in the Contacts app and long press on the contact group you created.
Message All
  1. Choose “Message All” and compose your message as you would for any other message. It will be sent to all members of the group.

Sending messages to your contact group is now a breeze. But what if you want to remove someone from the group?

Removing a Contact from Your Group

If the need arises to remove someone from your contact group, you can do so quickly:

  1. Open the Contacts app and select the list that contains the contact you wish to remove.
Remove Contact
  1. Swipe left on the contact you want to remove and tap on “Remove.” The contact will be permanently removed from your group.

Removing a contact from your group is a straightforward process. Finally, let’s learn how to delete the entire contact group if it’s no longer needed.

Deleting a Contact Group on Your iPhone

If you find yourself with a contact group that you no longer need, deleting it is a simple process:

  1. Open the Contacts app and navigate to the List page.
Delete Group
  1. Tap on “Edit” at the top left.

  2. Tap the red icon to the left of the group you wish to delete.

  3. Finally, tap the red garbage icon to delete the list. Your contact group will now be deleted.

Managing your contacts and messages can be a tedious task, but with the right tools at your disposal, it doesn’t have to be. With the ability to easily group contacts and send messages to multiple people on your iPhone, you can streamline your communication and stay organized. Plus, with the additional features introduced in iOS 17, such as creating your own iMessage stickers and filtering unknown senders, the Messages app offers even more functionality.

So, embrace the power of your iPhone and take control of your contacts and messages effortlessly.