Seeing a photo of your loved ones on your iPhone/iPad screen can be a fulfilling experience for you, especially when you are away from your family. This could be one of the reasons why users love to assign photos to their contacts. If you wonder how to assign photos to iPhone/iPad contacts, here we give you two methods to assign photos to your contacts.

How to Assign Photos to iPhone or iPad Contacts Using the Photos App

How to Assign Photo to iPhone Contact

Step #1. First off, tap on Photos app on your iPhone/iPad.Tap Photos App on iPhone

Step #2. Select a photo from Camera Roll, My Photo Stream or from any other album.

Step #3. Now tap on Sharing button.

Tap on Share Sheet in iPhone Photos App

Step #4. Tap on Assign to Contact from the lower menu option.

Tap Assign to Contact in iPhone Photos App Share Sheet

This will lead to All Contacts.

Step #5. Select a contact you want to assign a photo to.

Select iPhone Contact to Assign Photo

Step #6. Position the photo as you like it to appear inside the circle and tap Choose.

Assign Photos to iPhone or iPad Contacts Using the Photos App

To check how the photo will look like, ask your contact to give you a call.

If the above method doesn’t work properly in your device, you can also go for another method to assign photo to contacts using Contacts app in your iPhone and iPad.

How to Assign Photos to iPhone or iPad Contacts Using the Contacts App

Step #1. Launch Phone app on your iPhone/iPad.

Tap on Phone App on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on Contacts from bottom.

Tap on Contacts on iPhone Phone App

Step #3. Tap on the contact for which you want to assign a photo.

Select iPhone Contact to Assign Photo

Step #4. Now tap on Edit on top right corner.

Edit iPhone Contact

Step #5. Tap on add photo.

Tap on Add Photo in iPhone Contact App

A menu will pop up from the bottom: Take Photo, Choose Photo and Cancel.

Options to Add Photo to iPhone Contact

Step #6. Tap on Choose Photo if you want to assign a photo from your album.

If you tap on Choose Photo, a photo chosen by you will be assigned to a particular contact.

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Step #7. Tap on Take Photo if you want to assign a latest photo.

Watch out how to assign photos to contacts in iPhone or iPad:

This will open the Camera app on your iOS device. Take picture of any object or a person in front of you; once you click the photo, you will be asked to select either Retake or Use Photo. You can go for Use Photo to assign the photo to a particular contact. Retake option will re-launch Camera app on your device.