Outlook - Create a contact group

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Create a contact group

With new names or names from the Address Book
1.In Contacts, in the New group on the Home tab, click New Contact Group.
2.In the Name box, type the name you want to assign to your contact group.
3.In the Members group on the Contact Group tab, click Add Members, and then click From Outlook Contacts, From Address Book, or New Mail Contact.
4.If you are adding a new mail contact, enter the person's information in the Add New Member dialog box.
5.If you add a member from Outlook Contacts or an address book, do the following:

  • In the Address Book drop-down list, click the address book that contains the e-mail addresses that you want to include in your contact group.
  • In the list of names, click the names you want, and then click Members. You can add names from different address books to the same contact group.

6.Do this for each person you want to add to the contact group, and then click Save and Close.
The contact group is saved in your Contacts folder with the name you assign to it.

By copying names from an email message

2.In the email message from which you want to copy the names, click the names in the To or Cc box.
7.Right-click the selection, then click Copy from the context menu.
8.In Mail, in the Home tab, in the New group, click New Items, click Other Items, and then click Contact Group.
9. In the Name box, type a name for the contact group.
10.In the Members group of the Contact Group tab, click Add Members, and then click From Outlook Contacts or From Address Book.
11.At the bottom of the Select Members dialog box, in the Members area, right-click, and then click Paste on the shortcut menu.
A member does not need to be present in your address book to be added to the contact group. The member's name and email address are included when you copy and paste from the original message.

The original text of this practical sheet is taken from
“Everything you need to use Outlook 2010 well” (Fabrice LEMAINQUE, Collection Idroid.com, Dunod, 2010)

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