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contacts missing in Win8 Mail

  1. #1


    Posts : 4
    win8.1

    contacts missing in Win8 Mail


    Stupid or what but I simply cannot find how to find Contacts in the green tile Mail. I would like someone to tell me what I must do............ please and thank you.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 54
    Windows 7 Pro plus Windows 8.1 Pro VM


    Click or tap the plus shaped button next to the text entry box to choose a contact from the People application. In Windows 8, the People application replaces the address book (contacts) type functionality you may have used in other e-mail software. Simply click on a person or several people then click "Add". You will then go back to the e-mail application and the message will be ready to send to the contacts you selected.
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    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Penny, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    In addition, you could add your account to the People app to add it's contacts.
    After you click on the + in a circle at the top right in the Mail app, click on "To" to be able to select a contact in the People app and click on "Add" to add it in the "To" field in Mail app.

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  4. #4


    Posts : 4
    win8.1


    Thanks a lot to my two advisors. Problem now solved thanks to you both.
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  5. #5


    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. Glad we could help.
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