How do you organize your phone contacts and manage your call history? In the Phone app!

The Phone app on iPhone does more than make calls; you can organize your contacts and check on your recent call history as well.

How to view contacts in the Phone app for iPhone

Your iPhone can store a lot of information about each of your contacts, and you can access it all right within the Phone app!

  1. Launch Phone from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on the Contacts tab at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Tap on the person you want to view.

    Launch the Phone app from your Home screen, tap on the contacts tab, and then tab on the person you want to view.

How to favorite contacts in the Phone app for iPhone

If you find yourself always calling or FaceTime-ing the same contacts over and over again, you can make them a favorite. Making a contact a favorite allows you to have access to them quicker by putting them in a special list for you.

  1. Launch Phone from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on the Contacts tab at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Tap on the person you want to favorite.

    Launch the phone app, tap Contacts, tap the name of a contact

  4. Tap on Add to Favorites.
  5. Tap on what contact method you want to favorite.

    Tap Add to Favorites, tap the contact method you want to favorite

How to view recent calls in the Phone app for iPhone

If you have any missed calls, or are just trying to remember what time you called someone, you can always view your call history.

  1. Launch Phone from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on the Recents tab at the bottom of your screen.

    Launch the Phone app and then tap on the recents tab at the bottom of the screen.

Here you will see a list of all your recent calls, both incoming and outgoing. Remember, any missed calls will be highlighted in red.

How to clear your call history in the Phone app for iPhone

You can delete your entire call history with just a few tap of your fingers. Get those pesky missed calls notifications out of there!

  1. Launch Phone from your Home screen.
  2. Tap on the Recents tab at the bottom of your screen.
  3. Tap the Edit button.

    Launch the Phone app from your Home screen, tap on the recents tab, and then tap on the edit button in the top right corner.

  4. Tap the Clear button.
  5. Tap the Clear All Recents button.

    Tap on the clear button and then tap on the clear all recents button.