Some users have reported the problem of Contacts Not Saving on iPhone. You will find below the steps to fix this problem and save Contacts to iPhone.
Contacts Not Saving on iPhone
The issue of Contacts Not Saving on iPhone could be due to minor glitches on your device, problem with Apple’s iCloud Servers, iCloud Syncing issues or due to your Apple ID not being recognized.
In certain cases, the problem could also be due to the related Contacts, Phone or the Messaging App being glitchy or faulty.
1. Restart iPhone
The problem of Contact Not saving on iPhone could be due to minor software glitches and this can be fixed by restarting your device.
Go to Settings > General > scroll down and tap on Shut Down.
Wait for 30 seconds and restart your device by pressing the Power button.
2. Save to Contacts App
If you are unable to save a Contact on iPhone while using the Phone or Messages App, you can try to save to the Contact directly to the Contacts App.
Open the Contacts App on your iPhone and tap on the + icon located at top-right corner.
On the Next screen, enter the Name, Phone Number and other details as required and tap on Done.
The saved Contact should be available in Phone, Messages and other Messages Apps on your iPhone.
3. Re-enable iCloud Contacts
If your Contacts are being stored on iCloud, disabling iCloud Contacts and enabling them back again should help in fixing this problem.
Open Settings and tap on your Apple ID Name.
Tap on iCloud > on the next screen, move the toggle next to Contacts to OFF position.
On the pop-up, select Keep on My iPhone option. After 30 seconds, enable iCloud Contacts back on your iPhone by moving the toggle to ON position.
On the next pop-up, select the Merge option.
4. Re-enable Email Contacts
Go to Settings > Contacts > Accounts > select your Email Service provider.
On the next screen, move the toggle next to Contacts to OFF position.
Wait for 30 seconds and move the toggle next to Contacts to ON position and see if you are now able to save Contacts to iPhone.