How to Customize Your Contact Poster on iPhone

iOS 17 and greater versions introduce several new features, including “Customize Your Contact Poster.” This feature allows you to personalize your contact image to your liking. You have the option of selecting a photo, choosing a font, and picking colors that appeal to you.

Here’s how it works: If someone with an iPhone calls you and you have their number saved, they will see your customized contact picture on their screen. It’s fun to add a personal touch to your phone calls.

Customize Your Contact Poster in iPhone
Customize Your Contact Poster on iPhone

How to Customize Your Contact Poster

You can make your contacts look excellent on your iPhone using the Contacts app. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Open the “Contacts app” on your iPhone.
  2. Find your name at the top of your contacts list and tap on it.
  3. Choose “Contact Photo & Poster” and tap Continue.
  4. Tap on edit, Look for the + (Plus) symbol, or swipe right to find “Create New Picture.”.
  5. At the bottom, pick what you want:
    • Camera (for a new photo).
    • Photos (for a picture you already have).
    • Memoji (for a moving cartoon of yourself).
    • Monogram (for adding text).
  6. Choose what kind of contact poster you want.
  7. After picking a photo, tap on your name.
  8. Enter your name and choose the font and color.
  9. If desired, you can apply “filters and background colors” as well.
  10. Note: If you choose “Memoji or Monogram,” you can only change the background color, not add filters.
  11. Finally, tap “Done” and then continue.

How to Edit Your Contact Poster

Updating your contact poster on iOS is easy, and the great news is you don’t have to start all over again. Thankfully, there’s a simple way to make changes to your current contact poster without creating a new one.

  1. Open Contacts and go to “My Card.”
  2. Tap “Edit” and ” Edit ” under your poster photo.
  3. Under Contact Poster, tap “Customize” and choose “Poster.”
  4. Edit your name and font, adjust the background, and set the depth effect.
  5. Change your Memoji or photo if you want.
  6. To save the changes, tap “Done.”

How to Swap Between Your Contact Posters

To change your contact posters and make them unique:

  1. Go to Contacts, tap your name, and choose “Contact Photo & Poster.”
  2. Tap Edit again.
  3. Swipe left or right to select a contact poster, or tap Customize to edit one.
  4. If you choose Customize, you can pick a contact photo or poster, just like before.
  5. If you want to delete a contact poster, swipe up on it and tap the red trash can icon that shows up.

How do I customize my contact picture on my iPhone?

Open the Contacts app, tap on your name, and select “Contact Photo & Poster.” Follow the steps to choose a photo, font, and color to personalize your contact poster.

Can I edit my existing contact poster without creating a new one?

Yes, updating your contact poster is easy. Simply go to “My Card” in Contacts, tap “Edit,” and make the changes you want. There’s no need to begin anew.

How can I switch between different contact posters on my iPhone?

To swap between contact posters, go to Contacts, tap your name, and select “Contact Photo & Poster.” Tap “Edit,” swipe left or right to choose a contact poster, or tap “Customize” to edit one.

What options do I have when customizing my contact poster?

You can choose a new photo, adjust the font and color, and even add a moving Memoji or text (a monogram). If you select “Memoji or Monogram,” note that you can change the background color only, not add filters.

How can I delete a contact poster on my iPhone?

To delete a contact poster, swipe up on it and tap the red trash can icon that appears. This allows you to manage and keep your contact posters organized.

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