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 can I send an email to a 'Company' (or any other field) by default in Outlook 2010?

When you start typing in a name in the 'To' field in a new email the email address of said person will be automatically selected. However, this only works with the contact's First and Surname, is ...
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Spam emails purporting to come from people I know, but with the wrong email addresses

Over the past two days I've gotten two spam emails whose From: lines contained the names of people I know, but with totally incorrect email addresses. Both contacts are Facebook friends of mine, but ...
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How to open an Outlook contact using a Windows command-line script?

I tend to store a lot of information in the Notes fields of Outlook contacts. Accessing this detailed info for a specific contact in Outlook 2013 requires many steps on the Windows desktop: opening ...
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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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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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How can I export my Outlook 2010 contacts and calendar to the iPhone without having iTunes on the PC?

I've upgraded to Windows 7 x64 and iTunes is giving me all sorts of problems (hanging, crashing) so I've decided to run it from my Mac mini. However, I need to get my Outlook 2010 contacts and ...
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Recover Exchange contacts from iPhone without Exchange access

Problem: I am trying to copy ~300 contacts from my iPhone (in a Microsoft Exchange mail account that I now don't have the password for) to my computer / GMail account. Background. I have been using ...
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Move Windows Phone contacts from phone to Outlook

I've managed to get contacts from my old phone to a new Windows Phone (I know, it's a work phone) via Bluetooth. Now I can see the contacts under "People", but I want to move them to Outlook, so they ...
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Easy way to share a changing email group listing?

I have a group of friends and acquaintances that participate in a periodic activity during lunch hours at work (for example getting together to play cards, or a game of soccer, etc). The problem is ...
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Outlook name order

Is it possible to have 'Full Name' list as First Middle Last? Because no matter how many times I change the setting in outlook, when I add a new contact they show Last First without fail. To be ...
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Outlook: When exporting contacts, how can I force the email type to be 'SMTP' instead of 'Exchange'?

With Outlook, I can export my contacts to a file; and I typically like to export my contacts to an Excel file. Unfortunately, if I've added contacts from my corporate network, Outlook will, by ...
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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 show MSN contacts in Skype?

MSN chat has been retired and Skype will be taking its place. What about my contacts on MSN? Should I see them in Skype now, or should I add them one by one? I remember that the Skype website asked ...
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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 can I create a group of contacts in Skype?

I can see my groups which was created earlier, but after I updated from Skype 5.0 to 5.1, I've lost ability to create new groups. Mac OS X 10.6.7 Skype 5.1.0.914 This question is not duplicate ...
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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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Sync a specific folder of contacts to iPhone

Is there a simple way to organize contacts in Outlook/Entourage and only have a subset of them synchronize with the iPhone over Exchange ActiveSync? Our CEO has thousands of contacts in his mailbox, ...
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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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Editing contact in GMail overwrites iPhone contact photo with a poor quality picture

I spend a decent amount of time setting the photos for all the contacts on my iPhone so that the photo will come up full-screen when talking to them on the phone. I use ActiveSync to sync my iPhone ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can I merge duplicate contacts in Outlook?

I wanted to improve my address book and got a Memotoo account, which takes in contact info from LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Android and Outlook (and several others). You can imagine that I ...
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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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Compare and take some contacts from Address Book Archive

I've got an Address Book Archive (.abbu) file that I backed up a while ago. For some reason some of my contacts got deleted, and I know they're in this backup. I have also changed and added some ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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merge two distribution list in outlook 2007

I have two distribution list in outlook contacts. I would like to make it one. Is this at all possible?
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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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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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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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How to copy iPhone contacts on Mac?

I just got a new Mac. My iPhone contacts are extensive and complete. I understand that if I want to sync the computer and the IPhone, I must make sure the computer is the source since all existing ...
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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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Skype: Changing contacts display pictures

Is it possible to for me to change my contacts display pictures in Skype (v. 5.1.0.112). It could be nice to be able to set a display picture on my fixed-lined contacts - they all show up as a ...
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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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OSX 10.6 Sync with Google Contacts, Address Book or Itunes?

Should I use the sync functionality of Address Book or iTunes to sync Google Contacts? Pros and Cons?
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iPhone 3GS Contacts 'Sometimes' Won't Sync Back to Exchange [closed]

I don't know if anyone else has experienced this so just thought I'd find out if it's a known issue or if it's just happening to me. since I first got my 3GS, I've had it synced with Micorsoft ...
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How can I export a Windows Contact Group to CSV?

In Windows Vista I am using Windows Contacts. I have a contact group: C:\Users\Me\Contacts\club.group. I want to switch to use a service like MailChimp, ConstantContact, etc., those services can ...
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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 ...