Contact groups

Contact groups

Assign contacts to groups so you can easily send a message or email to a whole group. You can also sync groups on HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio with the groups in your Google Account, accessible via your computer’s web browser. We’ve also added the Frequent group as a special group type that automatically stores the contacts you dial or get calls from the most.

Creating a group

  1. On the Groups tab, tap .
  2. Enter a name for the group.
  3. Tap .
  4. Select the contacts you want to add.
    Tip: If your contacts list is long, use the search bar to search for contacts quickly, or press to hide the onscreen keyboard.
  5. Tap Save .
  6. Tap to select a photo for the group.
  7. Tap Save.

Editing a contact group

  1. On the Groups tab, press and hold the group, and then tap Edit group.
  2. You can:
    • Tap the group name to change the name. You can only change the name for groups that you have created.
    • Tap the icon to the left of the group name to change or remove the group photo.
    • Tap to add contacts to the group.
    • Tap the box beside a contact to remove from the group.
  3. Tap Save.

Sending a message or email to a group

Note: You will be charged for each message sent. For example, if you send a message to a group of five people, you will be charged for five messages.
  1. From the Home screen, tap > People.
  2. On the Group tab, tap the group you want to send a message or email to.
  3. Go to the Group action tab, and then do one of the following:
    • Tap Send group message to send a message to the group.
    • Tap Send group mail to send an email to the group.

Rearranging your contact groups

  1. On the Groups tab, press
  2. Tap Edit groups.
  3. Press and hold at the end of the group you want to move, and then drag it to its new position.
  4. Tap Save.

Rearranging the members of a contact group

  1. On the Groups tab, tap the group to see its members.
  2. Press .
  3. Tap Edit group.
  4. Press and hold at the end of the contact’s name you want to move, and then drag it to its new position.
  5. Tap Save.

Deleting groups

Note: You can only delete groups that you have created.
On the Groups tab, you can:
  • Press and hold a group you want to delete, and then tap Delete group.
  • Press and then tap Edit groups to choose several contact groups to remove.
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