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How to speed dial on iPhone (8 ways)

How to speed dial on iPhone

On old feature phones and some Android phones, you can configure the numbers on the Phone keypad (like 2, 3, 4, up to 9) to speed dial a contact. This specific feature isn't supported by the iPhone, but for folks who want to use something similar, you're in luck.

Here are eight ways to speed dial on iPhone. And by speed dial here, we mean to call a friend or family member quickly without digging through your lengthy contacts list.

How to add a contact to your iPhone Home Screen and call them in one tap

Call in one tap on iPhone

Calling someone via your iPhone's Phone app or with Siri is easy enough. But, did you know you can call someone quickly with just a single tap? You can if you add the contact to your iPhone Home Screen. When you do that, you don't have to open the Phone app and find their contact card to reach them. Just a single tap places the call.

Here's how to quickly call a person in one tap from the iPhone Home Screen.

How to add or fix wrong “My Card” info in iPhone Contacts app

iPhone Contacts app showing empty My Card section on blue orange green backgrounds

Contacts app or the Contacts tab of the Phone app should show "My Card" at the top. This is your contact card which has your phone number, email, relations (like parents, spouse, siblings), birthday, address, and more. If the card information isn't available or a wrong contact is showing instead of yours, here's how to add or correct this.

Searchy lets jailbroken iPhone users search the Phone app’s Recents list

With all the extravagant changes Apple seems to be making to the iOS mobile operating system with respect to recent updates, it remains to be seen why important things such as the native Phone app haven’t received new or useful functionality.

iOS developer MiRO92 recognized at least one way that the Phone app could be improved, and as such, created a jailbreak tweak dubbed Searchy.

How to sync your iPhone to another iPhone or iPad

How to sync iPhone to another iPhone or iPad

When you own multiple iPhones and iPads, you may want to sync them so that they have the same contacts, reminders, photos, videos, files, and apps. Doing this ensures you can pick up any device to make FaceTime calls, check your calendar event, enjoy apps, see pictures, or start a document on the smaller iPhone screen but finish it comfortably on the large iPad.

Thanks to iCloud, you can have all your essentials sync wirelessly on your iPhones and iPads. If you wonder how to do that, here are the easy steps to sync iPhone to another iPhone or iPad.