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What is the Windows Contacts feature and how is it used?

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Windows Contacts is a contact manager feature that allows you to keep track of people and organizations by creating contacts for them. The following information can be stored in a contact record:

  • Email Addresses
  • Phone Numbers
  • Street Addresses
  • Family information
  • Website addresses
  • A contact picture
  • Notes

Follow these steps to add a contact record in Windows Contacts:

  1. On the taskbar, in the Search field next to the Start button, type Contacts.
  2. In the Search results, click Contacts.

    Search - Contacts

  3. In the Contacts window, click New Contact.
  4. In the New Contact Properties window, fill in the record fields as desired.

    New Contact

  5. Once you have finished, click OK to save the contact.