COMMUNICATION
Organizing your contacts into groups
COMMUNICATION

Organizing your contacts into groups

Groups help you to filter your social networks. Groups also make it easier to send out the same email and text message to more than one contact. When you create a group, it shows up on the together screen.
Tap a group and you'll see the group members and their social networking updates, along with options for group email, texting, and chat.

Creating a new group

  1. On the Start screen, tap the People tile.
  2. On the together screen, tap > Group.
  3. Enter a group name and tap .
  4. Tap and then choose a contact to add to the group.

    Repeat to add more contacts to the group.

Tip: Press and hold a group to pin it to the Start screen.

Adding contacts to a group

  1. Tap the group you want to add contacts to.
  2. Tap > .
  3. Tap the contact you want to add.

Removing a contact from a group

  1. Tap the group you want to remove a contact from.
  2. Tap and select the contact you want to remove.
  3. Tap remove from group.

Changing a member's contact preference

If a contact has more than one email address or phone number, you can select the email address or phone number to use when sending a group email or text message.
  1. Tap the group with the member whose contact preference you want to change.
  2. Tap and then tap the contact.
  3. Tap the Phone number box or Email address box to change the information.
  4. When you're done, tap .
  5. Tap to return to the group screen.

Rearranging group tiles

Don't want to view group members in alphabetical order? You can arrange the group member tiles any way you like.
  1. Tap the group you want to change.
  2. Press and hold a contact until the tile floats.
  3. Drag the tile to a new location.
  4. When you're done, press .

Renaming a group

  1. Tap the group you want to rename.
  2. Tap > rename.
  3. Enter a new name for the group.
  4. When you're done, tap .

Deleting a group

  1. Tap the group you want to delete.
  2. Tap > delete.
 
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