Finding or adding a contact

Finding or adding a contact

Learning Center Home > Learning Path: Email and calendar on the go

Number 1

Viewing your email and calendar

Number 2

Personalizing your email and calendar

Number 3

Finding or adding a contact

Number 4

Scheduling a meeting

Number 5

Assigning tasks for yourself or others

You can quickly find people in your organization and add them to your contacts list, then access them on all your devices.

Find people in your organization

  1. Sign in to Office 365 at with your work or school account. For example,,, or If you're not sure what your organizational account is, check the welcome email message that asked you to sign in the first time.

  2. Select People. Or, select App launcher icon , and then People.

    Select an app
  3. In the left pane, choose All Users, to find the person you're looking for.

    When you choose People > All Users, you see a list of contacts for your organization.

    You can also search for someone by typing their name in the Search box. Make sure the All Users folder is selected.

  4. To add someone from the list, choose their name and then select Add to Contacts, on the top right corner.

  5. Select Save when you're done.

Add a new contact

Use this option to add someone who isn't in your company, as a contact.

  1. Sign in to Office 365, and choose People.

  2. Select + New, and then choose Create contact.

  3. Type your contact's name and other information, and then choose SAVE.

    To add a contact, choose + New, and then Create Contact.

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