Questions tagged [address-book]

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Outlook 2013 “sender is in … Address Book” rule breaks all subsequent rules

Using Outlook 2013 desktop app in Windows 10 with an Exchange server. I'm trying to create rules that sort emails into folders based, among other things, on the sender. Once upon a time I put lists of ...
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Mac OS Outlook Adress Book Sync

I have a couple of Mac OS X High Sierra clients with microsoft outlook installed. We are using an on-premise exchange 2016 server and I am encountering some problems with the address book of said ...
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Migrate from Outlook Contacts (Address Book) to something with rich text in Notes [closed]

In the Contacts (Address Book) part of Outlook for Mac 2011, I use rich text formatting (including links) for Notes. I'd like to migrate away from Microsoft to something that is open source. From ...
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Thunderbird and Office 365 address book

I try to connect to use Thunderbird instead of the Outlook 2016, connected to Office 365. I can send and receive the mails, but the problem is the Address Contacts. I am not an network expert, so ...
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How can I merge Address Books in Outlook 2013?

In Outlook 2013, my Address Book has a drop-down showing three books: Contacts, Contacts, and Suggested Contacts: I want to merge the contents of the two "Contacts" books. How can I do this?
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How do you add a recipient to a mail from outlook address book when contact does not have a name?

Here is an image of me trying to add a contact to the current mail As you can see outlook 2013 just adds the ; separator but not the email address. When I add a display name I can add the recipient, ...
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Change Outlook's Default Address Book for multiple users

When Outlook is configured with an Exchange account, the default address book is the Global Address List. As a result, when a user clicks the To.. button in a new email, Microsoft Outlook displays the ...
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Skype invasion of privacy?

I'm using Skype for Windows Desktop. I also use Gmail and keep contacts there. Today I see that Skype has added about 30 potential contacts that read something like "Alex. Not connected on Skype yet" ...
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Does CardDAV support contact groups?

Does CardDAV support contact groups/mailing lists, i.e. a feature to group several contacts into one group? I searched the Internet for a while, but could not find a reliable answer. Seems some ...
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Support OSX vCard extensions on Windows/Thunderbird

Let me explain. The built-in address book client in OSX (Contacts.app) allows you to create groups of contacts on a CardDAV server. The way it does this is that it uploads on the server a vCard that ...
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Finding email addresses in Thunderbird

often I find myself wanting to send an email from Thunderbird to someone I don't have the address. But I do have emails where this person's email is in the cc. So if I use the search bar in ...
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Microsoft Outlook 2013 People Search changing layout to show phone number

I don't maintain a contact list in Outlook, but all the staff in my organisation are available through the directory and can be searched using the sidebar tool as below. People Search Tool: I find ...
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Find suggested contact by email domain name

I've been searching and searching for this and cannot find a solution. It baffles me totally. In the suggested contacts list for Outlook 2010, how do I get it to search by "domain name"? For example,...
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Import Thunderbird's Address Book into Yosemite's Mail app

I need to Import Thunderbird's Address Book into Yosemite's Mail app. I tried from Thunderbird (last OS X version) to export all addresses to different formats (CSV, LDIF, etc) but none of them can be ...
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With Thunderbird, how to keep track of >2 email addresses for the same person?

Mozilla Thunderbird's address book only supports an "email" and an "alternate email" field, not an unbounded list - and not even, say, 4 addresses, which is not uncommon for someone with some kind of ...
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Remove Thunderbird's (empty) Personal Address Book

How is it possible to remove Thunderbirds Personal Address Book (PAB)? It's empty and I don't use it because I use Googles address book. The respective file in my profile, abook.mab is not listed in ...
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Too many address books in Outlook (Exchange)

I deliver Exchange Online to my customers, and I get a lot of complaints about there being too many address Books. I don't have so many (see picture), but still an unnecessary amount. How can I ...
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Mozilla Thunderbird - LDAP configuration

I'm unable to sync an LDAP addressbook with my Mozilla Thunderbird client....... As I found nothing really explicit about how to setup and configure an LDAP server to work with Mozilla Thunderbird, I'...
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Finding Microsoft document about 'globe' contact in Outlook Address Book

In my Outlook Address Book, I see some contacts that have a globe icon next to it. I cant find the contacts within Active Directory, Exchagne Server and wanted to know how to find and remove the ...
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The public folder was created on Outlook did not display on Address Book

In my Outlook, I created some public folders, and other users (within the same exchange server) saw them. But, when I click to drop down Address Book on Outlook, I cannot see the public folders here. ...
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Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, and Domains

I have a domain set up which is corp.domainname.com When setting up email addresses it only allows user@corp.domainname.com. How do I make exchange use user@domainname.com instead of @corp.domainname....
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Outlook 2007 Contacts Tab Empty, but TO: field Populates Addresses [duplicate]

In Outlook 2007 when creating a new message I am able to type a letter or name in the "To:" field and have suggestions auto-complete. However, in the CONTACTS tab of Outlook 2007 there are no contacts ...
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How to create shortcut that opens Outlook PAB file (Personal Address Book)

I would like to place a shortcut on my desktop that points to my .PAB file and opens it. There is no file association for .PAB files. I tried to open with outlook.exe but that gives me an error about ...
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Optimizing bandwidth usage in a network of internet peers with minimum activity requirement

Suppose we have a HTTP-based network comprising N identical nodes. Each node needs to receive a request (S bytes) from anyone else at least every T seconds for the network to appear alive to it. In ...
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How to get Thunderbird to collect addresses from not-already-downloaded IMAP messages?

I've created a new Thunderbird account to work with an IMAP account of mine on some mail server. I have all the message headers downloaded now, not all the bodies, and have read a couple of messages. ...
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Syncing a CardDav Adressbook with Thunderbird SOGo Connector

I'm using thunderbird/lighting for several mail accounts and calenders under Ubuntu in the Gnome3 Desktop. I also want to sync my CardDav adress book. Right now I am doing that with Inverse SOGo ...
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Allow copying and deny replication

How can I allow copying and deny replication for the addressbook for author access? Lotus Notes version 8.5.2 Is it possible in someway `?
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How to search Outlook Exchange Global Address List with Wildcards?

Our exchange GAL contains many group addresses, and it's hard to find a certain group contains for example "ABC". In the Contacts tab in outlook there is no option to search for a name that contains ...
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Create contact list by extracting recipients from e-mails

In 2012, on Thunderbird, I used an add-on to create an address list by extracting all recipients found in emails folders. But, I have reinstalled everything, and I do not remember how I did it... ...
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Is there a way to unsync contacts from Outlook that came from a particular source, specificly Dynamics CRM?

So I installed the Dynamics CRM Client for Outlook and wired up a client's CRM to do some work for them. Unbeknownst to me, Microsoft decided to auto-opt-in the Contact sync to the Outlook Address ...
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How to make Thunderbird suggest favorite contacts first when sending mails?

My Thunderbird client is connected to the rather large LDAP directory of our company. When I start typing in the "To:" field, it lists all matching LDAP entries alphabetically. This list is very long ...
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Outlook auto-complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses

I have MS Outlook 2010, but the Auto-Complete list doesn’t remember names or email addresses. It remembers them for the first time before I close and open Outlook again. When I open Outlook it seems ...
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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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How to setup an LDAP server in local LAN to create common address book for OSX and Windows computers?

We're using a PC and a MacBook at home which are connected via a local network. We'd like to have a "master" address book for both computer, so that when contact information is changed on one of the ...
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Fetch GPG public keys for thunderbird address book contacts

I just started using GPG in Thunderbird 17 (via enigmail). Now I want to fill my private key database with all the keys of other people that use mail encryption as well. One way, other than asking ...
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Address Label Printing without Windows Address Book

In the past I've maintained my address book using the built-in Address Book utility that came with Windows. Once each year, I would import my Address Book (.WAB) file into Outlook 2003/XP. (I don't ...
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VNC Address Book - Window Invisible? Working as intended?

I have VNC Server and VNC Viewer on the same PC with Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Is VNC Address Book supposed to have a main application window? I can't tell if this is bugged or working as intended. ...
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How to synchonise address books across multiple PC's

I am using Thunderbird 15.0.1 on two different Windows computers (Vista and Win 7). I maintain the email list for a local club, and often need to send out emails to all members from my home and office ...
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Automatically add LDAP directory to Outlook?

Is it possible to add a new LDAP-directory to the outlook addressbook with a script? I haven't found an appropriate registry key. I would prefer a .reg file. A .msp file created with Office setup ...
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How to share address book data between MacOS X and Windows/Linux?

We're using a PC and a MacBook at home which are connected via a local network. We'd like to have a "master" address book for both computer, so that when contact information is changed on one of the ...
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Create AddressBook group without creating individual contacts

Is there a way to create a mailing list for AddressBook.app and/or Mail.app without individually creating contacts for each person on the list? Specifically, I have an e-mail addressed to each ...
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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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How to export Windows Address Book with Hebrew contact names

I have several contact names in my windows address book with hebrew characters in the names. When I export the book to a csv, those names become ??????????. How can I fix this?
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How do you efficently copy recipients from old email to create a new mail/conversation in Thunderbird?

I am specially interested in a solutions for Thunderbird. Currently I don't know of any efficient way to copy the recipients from an old mail to start a new conversation. As there are currently many ...
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iPhone contacts not syncing with Mac OS X Address Book

I have an iPhone 4 and Mac OS X Lion. In iTunes I have checked Info > Sync Address book contacts. However when I add a new contact to Address Book and click on sync, I do not see the new contact on ...
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Search Active Directory

How can I search the active directory and get more than 100 results using the Address Book? Currently, if I search for "m", I get a message informing me that "there are too many entries in the ...
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How to transfer Address Book from Outlook 2003 to Outlook 2010

I purchased a new computer with Windows 7 and transfered my programs and files. I had been running Win XP SP3 on my old system using Outlook 2003. I am now using Outlook 2010. My email works ok, ...
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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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Address Book contacts in Skype

Why do some of my Address Book contacts show up in Skype, but not others? I would give more info but I haven't been able to find a pattern.
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Editing and Syncing OS X Lion Address Book with Google Contacts

How do you edit contacts in the Mac OS X Lion Address Book? There is no "edit" button when I open a contact. When I click on the number it only gives me sharing/displaying options. Also it seems ...