How to Add an iPhone 13 Contact Picture

If you have an iPhone 13, you should consider adding a contact image to your phonebook to assist you in immediately identifying the individual who is contacting or messaging you.

Adding a contact image to an iPhone 13 is a quick and uncomplicated process. Let’s get started. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps to add a contact image on an iPhone 13.

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How to Add a Photo to a Contact on an iPhone 13

The steps in this section were performed on an iPhone 13, in the iOS 16 operating system.

These same steps will work on other iPhone 13 models like the iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max, and the iPhone Pro Mini.

Step 1: Launch the Contacts app first.

open Contacts

To begin uploading a contact image on an iPhone 13, open the Contacts app. This application may be seen on your home screen and is represented by a square icon with a silhouette of a person in the center.

Alternatively, you could open the Phone app, then select the Contacts tab at the bottom of the screen.

Step 2: Choose the contact to which you want to add a picture.

select the contact

When you launch the Contacts app, you will see a list of all the contacts you have stored. Tap on the name of the contact you wish to add an image to.

Step 3: Choose Edit.

tap Edit

After you’ve chosen the contact, click the “Edit” button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Choose this option.

Step 4: Choose Add Photo.

how to add iphone 13 contact picture

After clicking the Edit button, you’ll be directed to a new screen where you can change the contact’s information. Choose “Add Picture” under the circle with the contact’s initials at the top of the screen.

Step 5: Choose a picture for the contact.

find the picture

You will now be asked to select a photo for the contact. You have the option of selecting a photo from your camera roll, taking a new shot using your iPhone’s camera, or selecting a photo from another album.

Step 6: Modify the image.

adjust the image as needed

After you’ve chosen a photo, you can change its size and position. You can zoom in and out of the photo with two fingers, and you can drag it about the screen to reposition it.

Once the image is configured how you want it, tap the Choose button at the bottom-right of the screen.

Step 7: Save the image.

save the contact picture

After you’ve finished adjusting the photo, press “Done” in the top right-hand corner of the screen to save it.

Note that you can select from different filters on this screen.

Step 8: Save the contact information.

save the changes to the contact

Finally, you must save the modifications you made to the contact’s information. To save the contact with the new photo, tap “Done” in the top right-hand corner of the screen.


Adding a contact image to an iPhone 13 is a straightforward and quick operation that will allow you to readily recognize your connections. Follow the procedures outlined above to add a photo to your contacts and reap the benefits of having personalized contact images on your iPhone 13. You’ll never have to wonder who’s calling or contacting you again with this function.

Finally, it’s worth noting that the techniques outlined above are equally applicable to other iPhone models running iOS 15 or later. With this knowledge at your disposal, you may easily add contact images to your iPhone 13 and other compatible iPhone models.

You can customize contacts in other ways as well. This article will show you how to set a personal ringtone for a contact on your iPhone.

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