Add the sender of a message to your Outlook contacts

You can automatically create an Outlook contact for anyone who sends you a message. After you add a sender to your Outlook contacts, Outlook does not classify future messages from that sender as junk mail.

  1. In the message list, click the message.

    Tip   If the message is part of a conversation, expand the conversation, and then select the message that you want.

  2. On the Message menu, point to Sender, and then click Add to Contacts.

Note   Outlook saves any information about the sender that is stored in the Exchange Global Address List (GAL), such as company name, job title, department, telephone number, and e-mail address.

See also

Find a contact

Save or update a contact from a directory

Applies To: Outlook for Mac 2011



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