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Create a new Outlook Contact

Step-by-Step

One contact can have multiple email addresses, phone numbers, street addresses, etc.

Outlook 2013, 2016 for Windows

  1. Open Outlook 2013 or 2016.
  2. Be sure that Contacts (or People) is selected in the Navigation bar on the bottom left of the Outlook window.
  3. Click New Contact in the Home ribbon.
  4. Enter the information you want regarding the contact you are adding.
  5. Click Save & Close.

Outlook 2016 for Macintosh

  1. Open Outlook 2016.
  2. Be sure that Contacts (or People) is selected in the Navigation bar on the bottom left of the Outlook window.
  3. Click the New Contact button to open a blank contact card.
  4. Enter the information you want regarding the contact you are adding, then click Save & Close

From an Email Message

  1. In an open email message, right click on the Sender's name
  2. Select Add to Outlook Contacts from the drop down menu
Topic: 
Email, Communication and Collaboration
Subtopic: 
Email/Exchange
Last updated: 
Thursday, December 14, 2017

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