Contacts

Your contacts can be found under the Contacts area on the left. You can change the view using either the Details or List buttons on the Home ribbon.

Contact

To create a new, personal contact:

  1. Make sure you have “Contacts” selected on the left for your name. Click the Contact button on the Home ribbon.
  2. Place your cursor in the First Name textbox and type in the person’s first name. Do the same for Last Name and Work E-mail.

    1. Note: If it is not the person’s work email, click on Work E-mail and select the appropriate description.
    2. Fill in any other information you would like.
  3. Click the Save & Close button.

Group

To create groups, you might need to enable a setting. If your “Contact Group” button is greyed out,

  1. Go to the Outlook menu > Preferences > General.
  2. Deselect the option for “Hide On My Computer folders.”
  3. Click the red button in the upper-left to close the Signatures window.

To create a new group:

  1. Click the Contact Group button on the Home ribbon.
  2. Give the group a title.
  3. Double-click in the Name area to begin adding members. Or click the Add button (which will move your cursor to the Name area).
  4. When you’re finished adding members, click the Save & Close button.

To modify a group after it’s been saved, simply double-click the group name.


Getting Help

For help using Outlook, please contact the TLTC at tltc@bvu.edu, 712-749-2359, or 1-800-803-6583. The TLTC is available from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.

Please note that you can also contact 2Fix for any additional questions. You can contact 2Fix at 2fix@bvu.edu, 1.712.249.2FIX (2349), or 1.800.248.4462. 2Fix is available from 7 AM to 11PM, Monday through Friday and 3 PM to 11PM on the weekend.

Video Tutorials

There are hundreds of short, video tutorials to help you learn Outlook and other programs.

  1. Log in to ANGEL with your BVU username and password.
  2. Click Go to Atomic Learning on the right.
  3. Use the Applications, Versions, and/or Platforms drop-down menus to find video tutorials for Outlook 2010.
 
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