How to Access Favorite Contacts Using 3D Touch on iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Calling your favorite contacts is now easier on iPhone 6s/6s Plus. You can add them to 3D Touch Shortcut menu easily. Here’s the guide to help you, take a look.

As an iPhone 6s or 6s Plus owner, you should already be familiar with the 3D Touch feature. It’s of great use when you are trying to do a particular task in a hurry. No matter what functions and features iPhone offer, the basic thing is calling. Having said that, it would be great to have some of the favorite contacts appear in the 3D Touch shortcut menu for quick calling.

In case you aren’t aware of it, then let me tell you, it’s very much possible. On top of that, it’s very simple to setup as well. So what’s pulling you? Just dive south and learn the process of adding your favorite contacts to 3D Touch shortcut menu.

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How to Access Favorite Contacts Using 3D Touch on iPhone 6s

How to Get Favorite Contacts in 3D Touch Shortcut Menu of iPhone 6s/6s Plus

Step #1. Open the Phone app on your iPhone.

Open Phone App on iPhone

Step #2. Head to the Favorites tab. In case you don’t have any Favorite contacts added, tap on the “+” sign at the top-right corner and add your frequently called contacts to the Favorite list.

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Add Favorite Contacts to iPhone Phone App

Step #3. Once you are done adding your Favorite contacts, exit the Phone app.

Step #4. Now 3D Touch on the Phone app on Home Screen and you will get to see the contacts you added to the Favorite list.

Access Favorite Contacts Using 3D Touch on iPhone

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One thing to note here is that only a certain number of contacts appear in the 3D Touch shortcut menu. If you have a long list of Favorite contacts, then follow the guide till Step #2 and instead of the “+” sign, tap the Edit option located opposite to it. Now rearrange (Tap & hold on the tiny 3 lines next to the contact and drag the contact as per your need) the priority contacts to the top of the list so that they appear in the 3D Touch shortcut menu.

Rearrange Favorite Contacts in Phone App on iPhone

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Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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