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Creating a contact from an email

From: Outlook Web App (OWA) 2010 Essential Training

Video: Creating a contact from an email

When you receive email from other people, you can grab their email address right out of the email to begin a new contact. The way you do that is you simply right-click, right here on their name. Here's Judith, I'm right-clicking, and I have a choice right here to add her to my contacts. When I do that I will at least get her email address. I might get more, but here's her email address. I don't have to worry about typing it myself correctly and I can fill in any information that I have.

Creating a contact from an email

When you receive email from other people, you can grab their email address right out of the email to begin a new contact. The way you do that is you simply right-click, right here on their name. Here's Judith, I'm right-clicking, and I have a choice right here to add her to my contacts. When I do that I will at least get her email address. I might get more, but here's her email address. I don't have to worry about typing it myself correctly and I can fill in any information that I have.

Sometimes in the signature for an email you'll have lots of other information. So they'll have their address and so on. You can take that information and you can't copy and paste that information. You want to have these two windows side by side in order to do that. That's a manageable thing to do, to put these two items next to each other; so that when you are taking for example, some text out of this message and you want to put it over here you can actually drag and drop. You can't do that when you have the one window on top of the other.

It's just too hard. So I'm going to make that full size again and bring my contact back to the front and I'm going to go ahead and Save and Close to this contact. I could fill in a lot more information but you know how to do that. Now when I go take a look at my contacts list you'll go, where is she? Well, she's on the server, now I need to get her back here. So I'm going to just refresh my view and here we go. There's Judith information right here in my contacts list. So this is the easy way to be able to create new contacts from emails that you receive from others in OWA.

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Outlook Web App (OWA) 2010 Essential Training

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  1. 3m 24s
    1. Welcome
      1m 2s
    2. What OWA is and isn't
      2m 22s
  2. 15m 23s
    1. Logging in to OWA
      3m 21s
    2. Exploring the OWA interface
      5m 16s
    3. Exploring the light client interface
      4m 15s
    4. Comparing OWA light to the standard OWA interface
      2m 31s
  3. 15m 11s
    1. Composing a message
      5m 1s
    2. Checking spelling and setting message options
      5m 11s
    3. Attaching a file
      3m 8s
    4. Sending a message
      1m 51s
  4. 30m 45s
    1. Viewing messages
      6m 54s
    2. Printing messages
      4m 0s
    3. Downloading attachments
      5m 1s
    4. Replying and forwarding
      7m 43s
    5. Deleting and managing deleted items
      4m 0s
    6. Ignoring a conversation
      3m 7s
  5. 11m 54s
    1. Understanding tags
      3m 1s
    2. Creating and applying categories
      3m 52s
    3. Flagging items
      5m 1s
  6. 24m 59s
    1. Checking your mailbox size
      4m 5s
    2. Creating an inbox folder
      2m 29s
    3. Selecting and moving messages
      3m 31s
    4. Adding folders to favorites
      4m 28s
    5. Applying a filter
      5m 24s
    6. Searching for messages
      5m 2s
  7. 20m 17s
    1. Creating an email signature
      3m 59s
    2. Setting automatic replies
      8m 23s
    3. Changing your password
      2m 4s
    4. Creating inbox rules
      4m 50s
    5. Understanding notes
      1m 1s
  8. 21m 11s
    1. Viewing and printing calendars
      7m 4s
    2. Creating an appointment
      6m 4s
    3. Modifying and cancelling an appointment
      1m 57s
    4. Working with repeating appointments
      6m 6s
  9. 23m 24s
    1. Creating a meeting
      3m 22s
    2. Responding to a meeting invitation
      6m 0s
    3. Viewing responses
      2m 23s
    4. Updating a meeting
      8m 0s
    5. Creating repeating meetings
      3m 39s
  10. 8m 29s
    1. Sharing a calendar
      3m 19s
    2. Opening calendars belonging to others
      2m 25s
    3. Changing calendar sharing permissions
      2m 45s
  11. 17m 3s
    1. Creating a contact
      4m 16s
    2. Creating a group
      3m 24s
    3. Searching for a person
      3m 17s
    4. Importing or forwarding a contact or group
      4m 28s
    5. Creating a contact from an email
      1m 38s
  12. 14m 2s
    1. Creating a task
      4m 15s
    2. Viewing tasks and flagged items
      4m 2s
    3. Updating a task
      2m 41s
    4. Using repeating tasks
      3m 4s
  13. 1m 36s
    1. Next steps
      1m 36s

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