Some users can do a lot for themselves, but they still run into trouble occasionally. For instance, suppose a user imports his Outlook contacts from an old machine to a new one. Outlook, on the new machine shows his contacts, but there’s no address book. How do you help this user get his contacts into an address book on the new machine? Remember, the solution doesn’t have to be hard!
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Mark the Contact List an Address Book
1. Right-click the contact list you want to use, and choose Properties
2. Click the Outlook Address Book tab
3. Check the 'Show this folder as an e-mail Address Book', changing the name of you wish.
4. Click Apply, then OK.
The contact list is now an available address book.
You need add it in your outlook..
read my post
tools --> account settings
new --> additional address books
outlook address book
this usually fixes the fact that you can't tick that particular box .
the same but different
your contacts have additional information, phone numbers and postal addresses etc... as well as email addresses - by default local outlook contacts are not available to be used as an address book - the steps outlined by DarkGuardian and myself allow you to use your local contacts as an address book. otherwise, you may find that you can easily email internal users, but have to rely on either the NK2 file (history of entered addresses) or manually typing each email address when sending to external recipients.
There are no posts from your contacts.
Adding contacts is simple. Just mouse over any member's photo or click any member's name then click the "Follow" button. You can easily manage your contacts within your account contacts page.