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Outlook - Add a Shared Contacts list
Last Updated a year ago

Once you have been given delegated access to a Contacts list in Outlook by your MS 365 administrator, manually add the list to your own Contacts section in Outlook:

  1. Open your Contacts / People section in Outlook
  2. Click on "Open Shared Contacts" in the full ribbon menu
  3. Start typing the name of the shared contacts list in the pop-up box
  4. Select the appropriate suggestion that is offered, or click on the Name box to open the address list to choose the delegated contacts list.
  5. Click OK:
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  7. The shared contacts list will appear under either "My Contacts" or "Shared Contacts" in Outlook's left-hand navigation pane.
    1. (Click on the arrow next to the folder to expand the list of Contact lists)
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