Adding and Updating a Contact - Exercise

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Adding and Updating a Contact - Exercise

Adding and Updating a Contact

Duration: 10 to 15 minutes.

In this exercise, you will add and save two new Outlook contacts, and then revise one of the contact's information.

  1. Create an Outlook contact for a colleague or your instructor with the person's name and email address.
  2. Save the contact, and create and save a second contact.
  3. Re-open one of the contacts and add the person's professional title.
  4. Save the new information.


  1. If you are not already in the Contacts area of Outlook, select People (Contacts in Outlook 2010) in the Navigation Pane. People on Navigation Pane
  2. On the HOME tab of the Contacts Ribbon, in the New group, select New Contact. New Contact in New Group of Home Tab
  3. In the Contact dialog box that is displayed, enter the contact's name in the Full Name field.Contact Dialog Box
  4. Click in the E-mail field and type the person's email address. Contact Dialog Box
  5. When you have finished entering the information, select Save & Close from the Actions group of the CONTACT tab in the Ribbon. Save and Close
  6. Repeat steps 1-5 for a second contact. Contact Zach Cooper
  7. In the Contacts area, select one of the newly entered contact by double-clicking it.
  8. Click in the Title field, and enter the person's title. In Outlook 2013, to get to the Title field, click the plus sign next to Work and select Title. Open Contact and Enter Title
  9. Save and close the contact by clicking Save (Save & Close on the Ribbon in Outlook 2010).

Saved Contact