I have found a few discussions about adding a photo to a contact, however, none of the solutions works on my phone. I have a GS8 plus. All of my contacts had photos on my GS7. The contacts all transferred over correctly and the photos are all ok. My contacts have varying amounts of data in each. Some have phone number and photo only. Some have phone numbers, photo, address and email. They are backed up to the Samsung Cloud regularly and they are also in my Google contacts, albeit without the extra data such as email. I do not want to do anything that would cause me to lose any data that I have on my phone, ever.
So, I have a new contact and I have that person's picture in my Gallery. If I go to my Gallery and choose his photo, there is NO OPTION to save to Contacts, only Set as profile picture or Set as wallpaper. ??
OK, then I give up on that and go to my contacts and open the one I want to add the photo to. There is NO option called "More" which every one says there should be. The choices in my contact menu are Delete, Manage linked contacts, Move to Secure Folder, Block Contact and Move contact from phone. And if I just select Edit instead, I can only do one of two things for photos. The first is to actually take a photo. I can't imagine going and asking this person if I can take his photo for my phone contacts. That would be way too nervy and I'd never do that. The other choice is you click the plus sign and a bunch of REALLY LAME graphics come up for me to choose one. I would NEVER use any of them, ever. This screen is further frustrating because it has three tabs: Google, Phone and Phone. WTF? They all act the same, showing the same stupid cartoons to pick from. So how the heck do I add the photo I want????
Ideally, at the beginning of the dumb cartoons there would be a separate box that says something like, "Add from Gallery". That would be too EASY, right? Of course that does not exist. The other possibility is that I could add my photo to the folder the dumb cartoons are in. But no, I can't even find where the stupid things are coming from. Seriously? Who designed the contact editing? Some random person off the street?
Can someone please help me? I am REALLY frustrated and annoyed by this stupid problem.