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Questions tagged [address-book]

For questions related to the use of an address book, such as Microsoft Outlook/Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird, or even Gmail Contacts

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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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Import Address Book from Outlook to Thunderbird

How do I import the Address Book from Outlook to Thunderbird? I tried to export as CSV, but it seems Thurdenbird is unable to import any data from Outlook generated CSV file is a comlpete mess, 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 ...
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Import into Address book all email addresses from emails sent of a Mail backup

I would like to import all email addresses from all the emails sent (fields TO:, CC: and BCC:) in Mail (Mac OS X) and add them to Address book in OS X Lion, is it possible?