Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Two ways to create a contact group, part of Outlook 2013: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts.
…A contact group is almost exactly what it sounds like.…It's a group of people who may or…may not already be included in your contacts folder.…That's the almost part.…And in early versions of Outlook,…this was called a distribution list because the imagining was that you would…create a contact group to be able to send them email, to distribute email to them.…But you can also use a contact group if you need to schedule a group of people for…meetings frequently.…To create a contact group in the Contacts folder, choose New Contact Group.…
If I were elsewhere, I would click the New Items drop down and…choose Contact Group here, give the group a name, and…this is going to be my Training Project Team, and then you can add members.…Now, before we do this, let me know that I can forward this group to folks if I…wish as a V-card or as an Outlook contact.…I can add notes that are about the entire group.…So, I can keep track of when I added people, when I deleted people and so on.…
I can send these folks an email or invite them to a meeting, and the group can be…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Finding a contact in seconds flat
- Reusing text with Quick Parts
- Color-coding emails
- Making use of favorites
- Speed-reading email
- Dealing with junk mail
- Sharing your calendar via email
- Including screenshots
- Changing task start and due dates
- Cloning appointments
- Linking contacts
- Setting up an out-of-office message
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Top Ten Power Shortcuts
2. Organizing Your Inbox
3. Managing Incoming Messages
4. Creating Emails and Replying to Them
5. Creating Special-Use Emails
6. Staying on Task
7. Tips for Calendars, Meetings, and Appointments
8. Working with Contacts
9. Miscellaneous Tips and Tricks
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