The Best Way to Set Contact Photo/Avatar in Android Smartphone & Tablet

With the continuous development of smart phones, in addition to some conventional functions, more diversified functions and user-defined settings have been added. For Android phone users, setting photos for phone contacts is nothing new. In fact, this is also a very practical personalized function. As you can imagine, when we receive a call, our first reaction is to check which contact person is calling, and we have to confirm it by phone number or remarks every time. What’s embarrassing is that when using Android phones, you will find that there are too many contacts in the address book, all contacts’ avatars are the default icons, and sometimes you can’t even remember who the caller is. In order to distinguish who is who, if you have a photo of your contact, you can quickly know who is calling. If you also want to set an avatar for each of your contact, you can refer to this method.

Set Contact Photos/Avatar in Android Device

  1. Launch the “Contact” app on your phone page.
  1. In the interface of all contacts in the address book, select the contact to set photos and click on it.
  1. Generally, there is an “Edit Contact” button in the upper right corner or lower part of the contact interface. Tap on it.
  1. In the next page, you can edit all kinds of information about the corresponding contacts, including address, email address, home phone number, avatar and so on. Please click on the option like “Add Photo”, etc.
  1. You will be prompted to add an avatar to the selected contact by “Take photo” and “Choose photo”. Please choose one of them according to your needs, and choose the required picture.
  1. The selected photo can be moved and zoomed to get the appropriate position. After the picture adjustment is completed, click “OK” to complete the avatar setting.

All photos on Android phone are viewed via the standard Gallery app, so you can also use it to select a photo for the corresponding contact.

  1. Launch the “Gallery” app on your phone.
  2. Find a photo as you wish and tap on it.
  3. Open the pop-up menu by clicking the three dot button on the view interface.
  4. Tap on the “Set picture as” option to go on.
  5. As you can see, there are many items can be choosed, please select the “Contact picture” option.
  6. Specify to which contact that you wish to add the photo for in the list.
  7. After that, your settings will be saved, and you will see the new contact photo when someone calling you.