Contacts is usually used as a list of specific characteristics of users, such as names linked to emails, webpage, telephony number, etc.

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How to merge duplicate contact records in a .pst

Here's my problem: Once I merge my two .pst files I will have one file with a large number of contact records that are 'duplicates' in the sense that the records share the same contact name field, but ...
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How to create an Outlook contact group from a list of mail recipients?

I have a mail with a list of recipients I would like to create an address book contact group from, but the only way I can find is to copy and add each one individually. Surely there is a way to copy ...
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Is it possible to merge Skype and Windows Live contacts?

I have both Skype and Windows Live Messenger accounts. Then, Microsoft told me to merge, so I did and only use Skype for both. I also have contacts on both lists, and they now show up twice; one ...
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Outlook 2007 export contacts including list info

I want to export all contacts in outlook 2007 for import to gmail. Many of the contacts are members of various distribution lists, but there are no info in the exported csv-file as to which ...
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Contacts are duplicated in People application

I'm facing a problem due to the People application in Windows 8 make my contacts duplicated, but I can't delete them anyway, it just allow me to edit. Please take a look at my image below: This is ...
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Cannot create a contact group in Outlook 2013

As seen in the Microsoft Forums. Contact groups are greyed out in Outlook 2013 I am experiencing the same problem as the topic starter there on Office 2013 60-day trial 64 bit on Windows 8 pro 64 ...
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Delete multiple contacts in Windows 8 People App

Is it possible to select multiple contacts in the People application instead of one at the time, so I can delete them all at once?
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Synchronizing Outlook contacts and calendar with other Outlooks, Thunderbirds and Android

I would like to know if there is a way other than using Google's services to synchronize a desktop Outlook with a laptop running either Outlook/Windows or Thunderbird/Linux and an Android phone. A ...
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Windows 8 Google Contacts Sync doesn't sync custom fields

I installed Windows 8 Pro a couple days ago. In the in-built "People" app, since there were options to sync contacts with several third party services like Facebook, Linkedin etc., I wanted to sync my ...
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Combining / deduplicating contacts in Windows 8 People app

Is there a way of combining or deduplicating contacts in the Windows 8 People app? For some reason I have double entries of many contacts (with identical names), and the app isn't smart enough to ...
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Recreate Contact List in Outlook 2010

So here is the long and silly backstory: One of our users has lived exclusively in Microsoft Outlook 2010 and has several years worth of email addresses stored in his contact list. A recent server ...
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Microsoft Outlook: Add senders to contacts

We're using Microsoft Outlook 2003/2007 with NON-EXHCANGE mailboxes, stored in PST files. Is there a way to quickly add a large number of senders from the inbox to the users contact list? I was ...
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How to link two contacts in Outlook 2010?

I very often use the Details part of an Outlook contact. I want to store the name of my contacts's boss or personal assistant. The only option I have is to enter the name of the boss or the PA ...
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Which is the best way to sync and share contacts and calender between Thunderbird, iPhone and Android?

I would like to keep my contacts and a calendar synchronized between several desktops and cellphones. Is there a way to achieve this without using Google or similar organisations? I want to keep my ...
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Outlook 2010 to 2011 sync removes contact picture

I start with a perfect contact in Outlook 2010 on my work PC. At home, I open the contact in Office 2011 on my MacBook Pro running Mountain Lion. All is well. But when I open the contact again in ...
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Synchronizing Thunderbird15.0.1-Contacts with cardDAV-Server without using SOGO-Connector

I have my own server (running ubuntu 12.04) on which I installed ownCloud and were able to successfully synchronize my Calendar via CalDAV. But when trying to synchronize my contacts with CardDAV, ...
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Twitter account link removed but Twitter contacts remain in People app

When I first installed Windows 8 I linked my account to my Twitter and Facebook accounts. My Facebook friends and everyone I follow on Twitter then appeared as contacts in my People app I have since ...
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How can I store time zone information in an Outlook Contact?

Is there a way to store the time zone of an individual in an Outlook 2010 Contact? This would be useful for making sure that I am not calling them or scheduling a meeting for after business hours.
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Upgraded from Outlook 2000 to Outlook 2010, missing all of the contacts email address's

Everything from 2000 imported to 2010, except all of the contacts email address's are missing. How do I recover them and why did they magically disappear?
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What happens to Google contacts in the People app in Windows 8

In the People tile in Windows 8, you can connect to your different accounts, e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Google contacts. I have a lot of contact information in Google Contacts that I have carefully ...
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Consolidate several sets of contacts with Google contacts

I have 2 groups of different contacts on 2 copies of Outlook. There's a lot of overlapping between my partner contacts and mine, and I'd like to have a single, centralized repository. I was thinking ...
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How to delete contacts from the Windows 8 People app?

I never really bothered to keep my Hotmail contact information up to date, so now that I connected it to Windows 8, suddenly I see all this outdated contact information or people I've long stopped ...
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How to do I save (Export) my Office Communicator Contacts?

When we upgrade to our new version of Office IT said our Communciator contacts will be nuked. Is there a way to export the contacts to a text/xml file of somesort to import once we upgrade? Or where ...
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Prevent Outlook 2007 from reformatting phone numbers?

I'm using the US version of Outlook 2007 in Europe, so would like Outlook to save phone numbers as-is instead of reformatting them US-style: I checked the Phones + Modem application in XP's Control ...
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Mac: How to sync specific address book contacts with a business partner?

I have a mac and an iPhone. My friend has a mac and an iPhone. We both use those devices privately and for our shared business. I wonder what's the best and easiest way to sync address book contacts ...
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NK2 files doesn't keep the email addresses in memory

When I send an email to someone outside the firm, when I only type the first letters of its name (Contact), I get the auto-suggest of the "Already-sent" users. So now, since a few days, the emails ...
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Are scratched gold contacts a sign for already used RAM?

I bought 2x1GB RAM from Corsair. On both RAMs I can see that the gold contacts have little scratches. The RAM was already in a computer. Now my question is: can the RAM still be new? Maybe the ...
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Using to/cc/bcc in Outlook contact group

I regularly send out emails to the same group of people, but some are sent the actual email and others only a cc. Is there a way I can assign certain members in a contact group to the to or cc ...
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Birthdays don't “stick” in Mac Outlook 2011 contacts

I can create a birthday for a contact by adding it to the personal section, and that automatically generates an age, but when I save the change, then leave and come back to the same contact, the age ...
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Can other people see my Outlook Contact Groups?

I am using MS Outlook, and we use MS Exchange for handling email. If I create a Contact Groups in Outlook of a bunch of people I regularly email together, and I use this to address an email, will all ...
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Setting iCloud Contacts to be the default contact directory in Outlook 2007

I am trying to set my iCloud Contacts folder in Outlook as the default folder for saving and reading contacts in Outlook 2007. I have already moved the folder up in the contacts list order and have ...
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Outlook global address book for company w/o Exchange

What's a good solution for a global contact list (company email addresses) w/o having Exchange server? Oh yeah, this for the masses, not people who actually know how to import a contact list - and ...
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send name to Outlook new contact from command line

i have a working Windows shortcut, which opens a new contact form in Outlook 2010 "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\OUTLOOK.EXE" /recycle /c ipm.contact But i would like to additionally ...
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0 Byte File Windows Contacts

I have synced contacts from my blackberry to windows contacts on windows 7 and the transfer has created a number of files under the name of the person but they are 0 byte files. You cannot delete or ...
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Name typing in the “TO” line for last name recognition

I have outlook 2010 on a Windows 7 laptop. When I go to send an email at the "TO" line and I start typing the name, if I start to enter the last name it will not recognize anyone in my contacts and ...
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Export Contact List in Outlook 2010 to a pst file

How do I export the contact list from Outlook 2010 to a PST file?
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How can I easily print addresses onto envelopes that are stored in Gmail contacts?

I have a contacts group in Gmail with a haphazard collection of about 900 names. Maybe half of them have addresses associated with them. I would like to print these out on envelopes for a mass ...
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Synchronize iPhone contacts with Windows 7 PC, without using iTunes

I want to copy my iPhone 3G contacts to my Windows 7 PC without going through iTunes. When this is completed, I'll purchase an iPhone 4s that I would then like to synchronise with my PC contacts. ...
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How to change Outlook 2003 Contacts default “File as” category?

Is there a way to change the default "File as" category for the contacts in Outlook 2003? By default, only the First, Last name is displayed but I'd like to set by default: First, Last name ...
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Multiple contacts with shared information

Background: I currently have several hundred contacts, synchronized between a Microsoft Exchange server and several mobile devices. I also save exported copies of the contacts in .vcf format. (The ...
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How to back up Outlook 2007 emails and contacts using a backup utility without exporting?

I am looking for a way to automatically back up my Outlook 2007 emails and contacts without having to open Outlook. I want to use Windows 7's backup utility like I would any other file on my PC. ...
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Is there an equivalent to the Windows Phone for my Windows PC

I have Windows Phone 7(.5) which collects all my emails (in one feed, and synchronising it online), collects calendar items from multiple locations (including facebook) and all my contacts (from email ...
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Skype display picture saving

How can I save the display pictures of my friends and mine from Skype?
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Outlook 2010 - disable contacts from other data file

In my MS Outlook 2010 I have my "Personal Folders" data file, and a secondary data file (.pst) opened. All fine. However, under contacts I see the Contacts of my local Personal folders, as I do see ...
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Define custom aliases for outlook contacts

I have a close coworker whom I email almost daily. Let's call her "Leigh Wilson". The global address book at my company has several other people with the first name "Leigh" and/or the last name ...
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Automatically add email addresses to outlook contacts

Is there any way to automatically add the email address to my outlook contacts? Can we get option like adding email addresses from which I get mails or the addresses to which I send mails to the ...
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importing outlook contacts

I am trying to import outlook contact files from a pulled hard drive. I get to the folder under Users\username\AppData\local\Microsoft\Outlook I found a .pst file but when I try to add import the file ...
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My email doesn't show me new invitation?

I have hotmail account that I used since a long time, recently I noticed that when any one try to add me in MSN Messenger I can't see his invitation. I have to add him my self to start talk with! Any ...
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using outlook 2010 my contacts are not associated with “address book” when using email

I'm using Outlook 2010 on a new computer and I have successfully migrated "my contacts" data from my old to new compiter but when using "mail" my address book is empty. I.e., when I click on the TO ...
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What is the best way to delete duplicate contacts in outlook 2007?

somehow i have a number of duplicates contacts in outlook 2007. is there any fast way to clean these up all at once besides going through each one?