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Manage your address books

Your address books

Address Book is where you can store contact details in personal address books.

By default a Contacts and an Emailed Contacts address book are created for you, and you can create additional address books.

Only a name is required to create a contact in your address books, or you can create detailed contact cards that include full name, multiple email addresses, work, home, and other addresses, phone numbers, and notes about that contact.

You can also create group contact lists.

The Emailed Contacts address book can be automatically populated when you send an email to a new address that is not in one of your other address books.

You can disable this feature from your Preferences>Address Book tab.

Remove the check from Add new contacts to “Emailed Contacts”.

When you reach the maximum limit for the number of entries you can have in all of your address books, you cannot add any more contacts.

However, you can delete unused contacts to free up space.

  1. Open the Address Book tab.

    The Overview pane displays a list of your address books.
     
  2. In the Address Book Overview pane, click edit.

  1. Click New Address Book.

  1. Enter the name and select the background color for the new address book.

  1. Click Create Address Book.

The new address book is listed in the Overview pane.


Add new contacts

You can add new contacts, create a group contact list, and edit your contact information. 

Add a new contact

When you add a new contact, you enter the name and company information in separate fields.

You can select how you want to file the contact in your list.

You can enter up to three email addresses and three mailing addresses.

  1. In the Address Book toolbar, click Contact.

The New Contact form opens.

  1. Enter contact information, including first and last name, email address, job title, company information, and notes.
  2. In File As, select how you want to name to display in your contact book.

    The default is to file the contact by last name, first name.

  1. In Address Book select which address books to save the name to.
  2. Click Save.

Contact lists

Create a new group contact list

The Group Contacts feature allows you to create contact lists that contain multiple mailing addresses. 

When you select a group contact name, everyone whose address is included in the group list is automatically added to the address field of the message.

Note: Email addresses you type are not verified. 

  1. In the Address Book toolbar, click Group.

The New Group Contact form opens.

  1. In the Group Name text box, type the name of this group list. 
  2. If you want to create the group list in an address book other than Contacts, in the Address Book text box select the address book.

    Note: You can move a contact group to another list after it is created.
     
  3. Type the email addresses in the Group Members list box.

    Enter each address on a separate line.

    To search for email addresses, use the Find text box on the right.

    Enter a name and select whether to search your address book or the company global address book.

    Select the contacts to add to the group list.
     
  4. Click Save.

The new group contact is added to your address book.

The icon  shows that the contact name is a group contact.

Importing a contact list

You can import contact lists that are in .csv  format.

  1. Select the Address Book tab.
  2. In the Address Book Overview pane, click edit.

  1. In the Import from .CSV field, browse to locate the contacts .csv file to import
  2. Click Import.

Exporting a contact list

You can export contact lists. It is saved in the .csv  format.

  1. Select the Address Book tab.
  2. In the Address Book Overview pane, click Edit.
  3. Select the Address Book to export
  4. Click the link in the Export to .CSV field.

    The Opening <address book name> dialog appears.
     
  5. Click Save File and click OK.
  6. Select where to save the file.

Printing contact names

You can print a complete address book or just print the information for selected contacts.

  • To print selected contacts from the address book, select the check box next to the contacts and click Print.

  • To print all contacts in the address book, select the check box in the Name row, which selects all contacts in the address book and click Print.