How to Make Contact Shortcuts on iPhone, iPad: Without App, View and Dial Phone

🗓️ November 10, 2020 By ✍️ Jaysukh patelWithout any Third-party app that’s, we are using for a call from a shortcut on iPhone. Forgot all the apps and Tricks, because iOS 10 is officially given the option for call saved favorite contacts in just a single tap. Your screen is Locked or unlocked it’s doesn’t matter, because your all contacts list will be displayed on the Notification center. Follow the steps on Add Shortcuts for favorite contacts on iPhone, Make a call in freehand.

Now one more official widget for contacts app has been added in iOS today view. So using Customization techniques, we can make it as Shortcuts for favorite contacts on iPhone. Limited Favorite contacts number will be seen, but it’s beneficial and Quite time-saving for me, so why not for you.

Steps for Shortcuts for Favorite Contacts on iPhone for Speed Dial

To use this feature, You have to list of Favorite contacts on your Phone app, If you haven’t added any favorite contacts, that add into Favorite first. Open Phone app > Tap on Contacts info > Scroll to the option Add to Favorites. Repeat the same steps to add more contacts in favorite. Then Activate Favorite contacts widget on your iPhone that is easy to access on the home screen and locked screen iPhone.

1: Go to Today View on iPhone by swiping right from the lock screen.

2: Tap on Edit option in last, Enter passcode if iPhone is enabled for Device.

Add Contacts widget without app

3: Next, You will see the list of all widgets in the “Red” and “Green” portion.

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4: Red indicates Widget is Active in Today view, Green means not active.

Add New Widget in iOS 10 Today View

5: Find “Favorites” in the Green section and Tap on the “+” icon. Also, we can Re-arrange the Sequence order.

Make call from Today View contact iOS 10 widget

Tap on Home button for Wake up the lock screen; Swipe left to see today view widget. Find Favorites contacts widget Where placed in the order number. Here I put it at number one, so easier for me.

Now added Contacts Widget you can access or Start calling anytime from Widget.

By default, we can see the first four contacts in the row, Find more 4 in widget tap on “Show More.”

Great job, Want more help on Add speed dial or Create contacts Shortcut in the latest version of iOS installed on iPhone using the above way, please share with us in the comments.

Jaysukh Patel
Jaysukh Patel

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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