Office 365 (Outlook 2013) - Delete a contact

Important: By February 2017, Microsoft will no longer push any updates to Office 2013 suite of applications. Please see the following document for further details: Office 365 - Microsoft Office 2013 path to retirement.

Important: When connected to your Office 365 account via Exchange protocol, any contact you delete that is contained within your Office 365 contacts, will be deleted from your Office 365 account. If you delete a contact from your personal folder's location, it will only be deleted from the computer you are on.

  1. On the Navigation Bar (Navigation Bar: Commands at the bottom of the Outlook window that enable you to quickly navigate to Mail, Calendar, People, and Tasks.), click People.

    navigation menu, people

  2. In the ribbon, in Current View, click People.

    Select People in Current View

  3. Select the contact you want to delete.
  4. Click Delete.

    Deleting a contact

  5.  Note    If a dialog box appears, it means this contact is linked to other contacts that have information about this person from different sources, such as Facebook and LinkedIn (See Facebook or LinkedIn information in the People pane). If you want to delete all the information about someone from your computer, remember to delete the linked contacts for that person too.

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Keywords:microsoft office 365 event appointment schedule scheduling outlook 2013 calendars email contacts tasks people edit modify delete o365   Doc ID:31756
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2013-07-23 11:23 CSTUpdated:2016-08-23 10:16 CST
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