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Outlook – Quick ways to save a contact’s details into the Contacts folder

By Sharyn Baines

March 26, 2014

Contacts

PROBLEM: Wasting time filling out a new Outlook Contact form for
someone who has just sent you an email message.

SOLUTION: Save the sender’s name and email address in just 3 clicks.

Outlook – Quick ways to add a contact to your Contacts folder
  1. Open the message and then right-click the Sender’s name at the top of the message form.
  2. Select Add to Outlook Contacts from the list.
  3. The Contact form will open with the Sender’s name and email address details already completed.  Make any adjustment you require and then click Save & Close.  The Sender’s details are now saved as a Contact item in your Contacts folder.

Note: You can replace steps 1 and 2 by leaving the message closed then clicking and dragging it from the Message list on to the Contacts button at the bottom left of the screen.

 

 

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Sharyn Baines

About the author

Sharyn is an expert trainer. She became the first certified Microsoft® MOUS Authorised Instructor in New Zealand. She is endorsed by Microsoft® as a qualified Microsoft® Office Specialist and has more than 20 years of experience in the training industry, developing and delivering technology training workshops. Her approach to taking the “techie-speak” out of technology training has placed her as a preferred supplier to many of New Zealand’s leading organisations.

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