How to Add Nicknames to iPhone Contacts

It’s not always easy to remember a contact just by its name especially when you have hundreds of contacts on your iPhone. Moreover, it becomes rather confusing when there are same names with different contacts. Of course, you can differentiate them by adding surnames but that’s not enough. Is there any other way to solve this little puzzle?

Adding a preferred nickname to a contact on iPhone makes it pretty easy to recognize a particular contact out of many. People like to give nicknames to their friends to show their affection. If you also have got a nice pet name for your friend and want to know how to add it to the contact, here is we go:

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How to Add Nicknames to iPhone Contacts

How Add Nicknames to Your iPhone Contacts

Step #1. Launch Contacts app.

Tap on Contacts App in iPhone
Step #2. Tap on the contact which you want to add a nickname.

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Step #3. Tap on Edit from the top right corner.

Tap on Edit Contact in iPhone

Step #4. Scroll down and tap on add field.

Tap on Add Field in iPhone Contact App

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Step #5. A menu list will open wherein you will see many other options to add to a contact such as, Prefix, Middle or Suffix. Tap on Nickname.

Tap on Nickname

Step #6. You will see the blank space wherein “Nickname” is written under the contacts name. Write the preferred nickname and then tap on Done from the top right corner.

Add Nickname to iPhone Contact

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That’s it!

How to Remove Nickname from a Contact on iPhone

You have added a nickname to a contact on iPhone but for some reasons you no longer want it. How will you remove it?

Step #1. Launch Contacts app and select the contact.

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Step #2. Tap on Edit from the top right corner and then tap on nickname to remove it.

How to Edit Nickname in iPhone Contact

Step #3. Tap on Done to confirm the change.

That’s all!

Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the co-founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around Apple products. During his tight schedule, Jignesh finds some moments of respite to share side-splitting contents on social media.

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