Outlook 2013: Search Contact List By Name

You can run a search through your Outlook 2013 contacts by following these step-by-step instructions.

Step 1

Outlook 2013 Contact List By Name 1
 Open Outlook and left-click "New Email" on the far left-hand side of the ribbon at the top of the window.

Step 2

Outlook 2013 Contact List By Name 2
 In the new window, left-click the "To" button next to the top text field.

Step 3

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Figure: Outlook 2013 Contact List By Name 3
 In the dialog box, left-click the "More columns" search option.

Step 4

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Figure: Outlook 2013 Contact List By Name 4
 Type in a name and left-click "Go" to display a list of contacts with that name.

Step 5

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Figure: Outlook 2013 Contact List By Name 5
 To narrow your search down, type the last name of the contact you are searching for in addition to their first name, and left-click "Go."  When you find the name of the desired contact, double-click their name in the search results to add them to the email recipient list.  You can add multiple recipients by repeating this step.  When you are finished, left-click "OK" to go back to the email window.

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Outlook 2013 is the latest full-featured emailing, calendar, and contact management software from the Microsoft Office suite.

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