Creating a New Contact

You can create a new contact in Outlook either from scratch or based on another item, such as an email. To create a new contact from scratch, you can use the New Contact command on the Home tab of the Contacts folder’s Ribbon, or you can create a new contact from any of the Outlook folders using the New Items command (and then selecting Contact).

As already mentioned, you can also add a contact to the Contacts folder based on information found in another Outlook item. For example, you can right-click on an email address in the From, Cc, or Bcc of a received message and then select Add to Outlook Contacts; this opens a new Contact dialog box, and the name and email information is automatically entered for the contact. All ...

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