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Contact Folders and Groups
Keep your contacts organized by using multiple Folders and Groups.
When to use
If you find yourself digging through contacts just to find some for a specific topic, possibly a neighbourhood group, you can create a folder for just that topic and keep those specific contacts in that folder.
Create a New Folder:
- Click on your Contacts or People view
- Click the “Folder” ribbon and Click the New Folder button, then type a name for the folder, i.e. “Holiday Cards”:
Notice the new Folder appears on the Folder Pane:
Note: A right click on Contacts will produce the same options as the Folder ribbon.
- Moving Contacts to a Folder: pay attention to the lasso on the mouse arrow
- To MOVE: Click and drag a contact onto a folder: (lasso on mouse)
- To COPY: Hold CTRL key and click and drag a contact to a folder: (lasso and “+” on mouse)
Create a New Folder GROUP:
- On the group folder named “My Contacts”,
- Right click and choose “New Folder Group”
- Type a Name and press enter
- The new Group Folder won’t have useable folders until you make some and move them into the Group. (Repeat steps for making folders above.)
- Simply click and drag folders onto the new Group Folder. Then the collapsible arrows will appear.
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