Delete a name from the Auto-Complete list

The Auto-Complete List is a feature which displays suggestions for names and email addresses as you start to type them in the To, Cc, and Bcc boxes. These suggestions are possible matches from a list of names and email addresses from the email messages that you have sent.

Auto-Complete list

There might be entries that you want to remove, such as entries that are no longer current or accurate. To remove unwanted names, do the following:

  1. Select the unwanted name or email address by using the UP ARROW or DOWN ARROW key.

  2. Click Delete command or press DELETE.

To remove all names from your Auto-Complete list, do the following:

  1. Click the File tab.

  2. Click Options.

  3. Click Mail.

  4. Under Send messages, click Empty Auto-Complete List.

To turn off the feature, see Turn on or off Auto-Complete List name suggestions.

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Applies To: Outlook 2010

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