Office 365 (Outlook 2019 Mac) - How to Add a New Contact

Add a contact

You can store e-mail addresses, home and work addresses, phone numbers, and other important information in your Outlook contacts.

1. At the bottom of the Sidebar's View Switcher, switch the view to Contacts by clicking on the people icon.

Contacts view switcher

2. Click the New Contact button.

New contact button

3. Enter all the contact's personal info.
4. Click on the Save & Close button.

Save and close button


  • To add a photo for the contact, drag a photo from anywhere on your computer onto the photo icon next to the contact's name.
  • Your Outlook contacts are shared with other Office for Mac 2019 applications, such as Word. If you make changes to a contact while you are working in another Office application, your changes also appear in Outlook.
  • If you have a Microsoft Exchange account, you can share or delegate your contacts folder with other users on the same Exchange server.

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Owner:Dava R.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-07-22 13:38 CDTUpdated:2019-07-16 10:31 CDT
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