We'll teach you how to create a contact group on your iPhone, both ways, to make the process easier. This article will show you how to create a contact group from your iPhoneContacts, both phone numbers and email addresses, and how to send group messages with the iCloud service on your computer.
For more tutorials about how to best use your iPhone's Messages app, check out our free Tip of the Day. If you don’t have access to a computer, or if you don’t use iCloud, or just prefer to create your contact groups directly on your iPhone, toucan download the Groupie app instead.
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Click All Contacts on the top left side of the screen. Click on your new group to make sure the correct contacts were added.
Toucan view your contact groups on iPhone by opening your Phone app, tapping Contacts, and selecting Groups in the upper-left corner. *Note* If your new group doesn't appear, go back into the Settings app, tap your name at the top of the page, tap iCloud, and under Apps Using iCloud, toggle Contacts off, then on again, making sure to select Keep Contacts on My iPhone when your Turn Off Contacts options appear.
Start a new draft by tapping the new email icon in the lower right corner. In the To: line, begin to type the name of the contact group you ’re trying to email.
*Note: Make sure your contacts include email addresses. Once you ’ve selected the group, simply type up your email, add a subject line, and tap Send.
Before iOS 14, the steps below worked to send a message to a contact group. If you've updated to iOS 14, though, the Messages' app will no longer offer the name of your group as an option when you begin to type it into the To: field.
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While there are apps on the App store that can help you Create Contact Groups on iPhone, toucan easily accomplish this task within your iCloud Account. Grouping similar Contacts on iPhone allows you to address Emails to Group Name, instead of having to add Contacts individually to Email Messages.
While it is not possible to Create Contact Groups right on your iPhone, toucan go to icloud.com on your Mac or PC and Create Contact Groups for use on iPhone. Open Settings > tap on Apple ID Name > iCloud and move the slide next to Contacts to ON position.
After allowing Contacts to Sync to iCloud, toucan follow the steps provided below to create Contact Groups on iPhone using iCloud. Once you are in your iCloud Account, Click on the Contacts tab.
On iCloud Contacts screen, click on the + icon located at the bottom left of your screen and then click on New Group option (See image below). Tip: Toucan select multiple contacts by holding Command Key (on Mac) and Ctrl Key (in Windows).
Once a Contact Group is created on iCloud, you should be able to view and access the Contact Group on your iPhone or iPad. Open the Contacts App on your iPhone and tap on Groups.
Note: If your internet connection is slow, it may take a while for the New Contact Group to appear on iPhone. In order to delete Contacts from a Contact Group on iPhone, you will once again need to get back your Mac or Windows Computer and follow the steps below.
Once you are in iCloud Account, click on the Contacts tab. After selecting Contacts, click on the Gear icon (bottom left corner) and click on the Delete option in the menu that appears.
At any time, toucan delete an iPhone Contact Group by logging into your iCloud Account. Once you are in your iCloud Account, click on the Contacts tab.
On the next screen, select the Contact Group that you want to delete. With the Contact Group selected, click on the Gear icon (bottom left corner) and click on the Delete option in the menu that appears.
This will immediately delete the selected Contact Group from your iPhone. Luckily, creating contact groups the way Apple intended is as easy as pie with iCloud.
Step 1: Go to iCloud.com and sign in to your iCloud account using your Apple ID and password. Step 2: Select the plus icon in the bottom-left corner, and click New Group from the resulting pop-up menu.
Alternatively, toucan double-click the empty gray space to quickly create a new group. Step 6: Your group will automatically sync with your iPhone ’s contact list.
To do so, log in to your iCloud account on the web and click Settings. Once there, you ’ll see a host of options for restoring contacts, files, reminders, calendars, and bookmarks under the Advanced section.
That way, when your phone is connected to your computer, your groups will automatically be backed up to iCloud. Step 2: Launch Groups, and on the main page, select Add New Label.
Hit Done in the top left corner after you ’ve added everyone and customized the group. Step 4: Toucan add or remove contacts from a group after you ’ve created it.
Hit the group name and find the Manage option in your screen’s top right corner. While iOS doesn’t allow to create a contact group directly, toucan do so via iCloud or third-party applications, which are as easy as pie.
Moreover, the people in your group can reach you even if your iPhone is in the “Do not disturb” mode. In this how-to guide, I have covered everything you need to know to create a contact group on your iPhone.
To check and do so, open Settings tap your profile go to iCloud toggle on Contacts. Next, select Contacts and tap on the “+” icon in the bottom left corner.
Select that group, type the message, and hit send. Note : It is crucial to have the person’s email ID saved in his/her contact details.
Otherwise, toucan ’t email that person even if you have added him/her to the group. Besides iCloud, toucan also use third-party applications to create a contact group on the iPhone easily.