Fix E-mail Contacts missing or not showing up in Outlook Address Book
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Typically, Outlook contacts are not lost but misplaced when installing Outlook or upgrading to a new operating system. If you upgraded to a new version of Outlook on a new or existing computer, this could occur. After the changes, your contacts may not show up in your Outlook e-mail address book when you try to send an e-mail. For example, when you open a new e-mail in Outlook and click the “To:” button, it brings up the address book. If you do not have your contacts listed here, they are found under contacts listed under the contacts section of Outlook. Then you need to follow the guide below to resolve this issue.
Below, we cover two solutions, one to ensure the contact folder is marked as an outlook address book. You can find more about creating Outlook address books on the following link. Create an address book (microsoft.com)
The Second solution regards if the folder is available to be seen as default in address books. Between these two solutions, your answer is below, and if not, we encourage you to please consult with our Microsoft IT consultants.
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How to Fix E-mail Contacts missing or not showing up in Outlook Address Book
- Ensure that the Contacts folder is marked as an Outlook Address Book. Follow the steps:
Open Outlook -> Right click on your Contacts folder.
2. On the Outlook Address Book tab, click to select the Show this folder as an e-mail address book check box, type a descriptive name, and then click OK.
*NOTE* If “Show this folder as an e-mail address book” is already checked then try the steps below:
How to set the default Contact List in your Outlook Address Book
- Open Address Book ->click on Tools ->Options.
2. Click on the drop down under When opening the address book, show this address list first.
3. Select the appropriate Contacts folder/list and click on the “OK” button.