Delete contacts or restore contacts in Outlook.com

Go to the People page in Outlook.com to delete or restore contacts or contact lists.

Delete one or more contacts

  1. In Outlook.com, select People at the lower left corner of the page.

  2. Select one or more contacts in the middle pane, and then select Delete.

    Select a contact and then select Delete

  3. Select Delete to confirm.

Delete one or more contact lists

  1. In Outlook.com, select People at the lower left corner of the page.

  2. In the left pane, select Contact lists.

  3. Select one or more contact lists in the middle pane, and then select Delete.

  4. Select Delete to confirm.

Restore a contact or contact list

Note: You can restore contacts or contact lists you previously deleted. They're restored to the folder they were in when you deleted them.

  1. In Outlook.com, select People at the lower left corner of the page.

  2. On the toolbar, select Manage > Restore deleted contacts.

  3. In the Restore deleted contacts window, select the box next to each contact you want to restore.

  4. Select Restore.

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Create, view, and edit contacts and contact lists in Outlook.com

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