Office 365 (Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016 for Windows/MacOS) - Edit/Modify a contact

This document will provide instructions for editing/modifying a contact within Outlook on the web, Outlook 2016 for Windows, and Outlook 2016 for MacOS.


Editing/modifying a contact:

  1. Select the People icon from the app launcher near the top-left corner of the screen.

    People view

  2. In the middle pane, check the box next to the contact that you want to edit, and then click Edit on the toolbar.

    Edit contact

  3. In the 'Edit contact' window that opens, make the changes that you want.
  4. Click Save to save your changes.

Editing/modifying a contact:

  1. Select the People icon in the navigation bar near the bottom of the screen.

    People

  2. Within the 'Current View' group on the top menu bar, click Business Contact.

    Business contact

  3. Within the contact listing, double-click on the contact you want to update.
  4. In the window that opens, make the changes that you want.
  5. Click Save & Close to save your changes.

Editing/modifying a contact that is in a group:

  1. Select the People icon in the navigation bar near the bottom of the screen.

    People

  2. First, use the edit/modifying a contact instructions above to edit the contact that's in a group.
  3. After you have made the changes to the contact, find the group that contains the contact you just edited, and double-click the group to open it.
  4. Within the 'Members' group on the top menu bar, click Update Now and the contact will be updated within the group.

    Update contact in group

  5. Click Save & Close to save your changes.

Editing/modifying a contact:

  1. Select the People icon in the navigation bar near the bottom of the screen.

    People view

  2. Double-click the contact you want to edit. Information for that contact appears in a separate window.
  3. In the window that opens, make the changes that you want. If you want to add a new field, click the Plus sign icon.
  4. Click Save & Close to save your changes.



Keywords:microsoft ms office365 o365 owa ol macos apple windows people address book import export move save change remove edit modify contacts   Doc ID:70787
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-02-17 12:30 CDTUpdated:2017-06-08 13:23 CDT
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