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How to Add Contacts through Outlook.com

A good Contacts list is precious. Outlook.com can help you keep your Contacts list up to date from wherever you are. For example, if you go to a conference or convention and exchange business cards with lots of people, you probably want to get those names into your Contacts list as soon as possible.

Whether you’re using a laptop, tablet, or your smartphone (or the nearest public library or Internet café), you can log on to your account remotely, and enter all those new addresses before you go home.

To add a new contact through Outlook.com, follow these steps:

1

Click the arrow beside Outlook in the Ribbon and choose People.

The People (Contacts) application screen appears with your Contacts list.

2

Click the New icon in the Ribbon.

The Add New Contact dialog box opens.

3

Fill in the blanks in the Add New Contact form.

The information you type appears in the Add New Contact form.

4

Click Save.

The Add New Contact form closes, and the name you entered appears in your list of contacts.

If you want to edit a contact you’ve entered, just open a contact record, click Edit in the Ribbon, and follow the same steps.

   
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