Outlook Contacts, Address Book, and Autocomplete

If you’ve ever typed a name into an Outlook message and seen the contact you want appear within the first few letters, you’ve enjoyed the benefits of autocomplete.

We’ve already discussed how to remove outdated e-mail suggestions from Outlook autocomplete (just select and Delete!). But what if you aren’t seeing all of the names you use regularly in your autocomplete list?

If they’re already in your Contacts, there’s an easy way to add them.

In Outlook 2007, go to Contacts, select all (Ctrl-A) and then go to Actions, Create, New message to contact. Once all of the contacts have been added to the To: line of your message, you can delete it without sending.

In Outlook 2010, go to Contacts, select all (Ctrl-A) and then on the Home tab click the E-mail button:

Once all of the contacts have been added to the To: line of your message, you can delete it without sending.

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