You can use the halo view in the Email, Calendar or Tasks app to display all relevant information about a contact.
How to display a contact in the halo view:
Depending on the app, use one of the following methods:
Select an email in the Email app. Click on a recipient or the sender in the detail view.
Select an appointment or a task in the Calendar or Tasks app. Click on a participant in the detail view or in the pop-up.
Depending on the contact's entries in the address book, those data will be displayed in a pop-up:
a picture if uploaded
last name, first name
business data, if entered
Depending on the configuration: the contact's current availability for calls
Depending on the configuration: Icons for communicating with the contact:
. Opens the window for composing an email.
. Opens a menu with functions for calling.
. Opens the window for creating an appointment.
Further contact data, if set:
personal data, business data
Email addresses. If clicking on an email address, the page for sending a new email is displayed.
Business and private phone numbers. If clicking on a number, a function for making a call opens, if available.
Business and private addresses. In the address book settings, you can define whether a map service for displaying the address should be used when clicking on an address.
The address book in which the contact is saved
Your recent conversations with this contact If clicking on an email, its content will be displayed in a pop-up.
Shared appointments with this contact. If clicking on an appointment, its data is shown in a pop-up.
To close the halo view, click theicon in the pop-up.
General description of the user interface:
Parent topic: Displaying Contacts