Most people are using several email accounts, and each has its own address book. Windows 10 implemented the ability to add contacts from all of your accounts in a single address book. Using the application “People App” you can combine a bunch of information about various people in one list, with their addresses, contacts and other data. This application can be found in the “Start” => “All Applications”, and the list of people is in alphabetical order, each contact has a lot of information about a person (name, phone, address, email address, website, and more). Easily search the information you need about the person with the ability to change any of its data. This guide will show you how to add contacts from Gmail, Outlook, and more to Windows’s 10 address book.
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How to Add Contacts from Gmail, Outlook, and More to Windows 10’s Address Book
Adding contacts from Gmail, Outlook, or from any other account
If you have contacts in Gmail, Outlook, or ICloud – adding them to the application “People” in Windows 10 is easy. Open the app => and on the right side of the search, select three dots => open settings. In the opened window, you will see the mailboxes that are connected at the moment and you will be able to add a new account. In the next window, select the account you want to connect => enter further account details and do everything according to instructions. After connecting to the new account, in application “People” – you’ll see the list of all your contacts and its information.
Adding new contact in the People app
To add a new contact – you need to click on + above the search box.
If you have many accounts configured – the following window will be asking you to choose the account to from which you want to create a contact. If you have one account – just open the window to fill in the contact information. In the window for a new contact, you can: set a user picture, entering the home address, phone number, birth date, email address, etc. You can change, for example where it is written “mobile phone” – you can click on it and change at “home”, work, etc.
To add additional information about the contact – click “Advanced”, you’ll get a list: date of birth, a website, company, title, office location, partner, children, anniversary, notes… You can also edit existing contact: select a contact, and at the top right to choose a pencil icon, you can also click on a contact with right-click of the mouse button and select “Change” and it will be the same settings as adding a new contact.
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