Windows Phone 8 - How to sort your contact list

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Windows Phone 8 - How to sort your contact list

In this article you will learn how to sort your contacts on Windows Phone 8.

Sort contacts by surname or first name:

  • Swipe right on the Start Screen and go to Settings.
  • Swipe to the "applications" menu > People.
  • Via this menu you can choose the right method to sort your contacts (surname or first name):

Disable the display of contacts from online services:

  • If you want to display only the contacts with phone numbers your contact list, tap on "Filter my contact list".
  • Uncheck the online services and save your settings by tapping on the small tick:
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Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
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