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Add and Organize Contacts

How to Add and Organize Contacts in Microsoft Teams

Add and Organize Contacts

You can manage the contacts that you interact with via chats, meetings, and calls through the Calls view.

Add a Contact

You can add a new contact to the Contacts list, so it will appear with the rest of your existing contacts.

  1. Click the Calls button on the App bar.
  2. Click Contacts in the List pane.
  3. All your contacts are displayed in a single list.

    You can add contacts within your organization or outside of it. However, you'll only be able to call people outside of your organization with a supported calling plan.

  4. Click Add Contact.
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  5. Enter a contact's name.
  6. If the name you entered is in your organization, a suggestion will appear in a pop-up. If that is who you want to add, you can select them from the list to automatically add their information.

    Otherwise, you can continue adding their information manually.

  7. Click Add.
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  8. Enter additional information.
  9. Click Add.
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The contact is added to your Contacts list.

Add a Contact to Speed Dial

You can add people from your Contacts list to your speed dial. People in your speed dial will appear listed before anyone else in the Calls view.

  1. While in Calls view, click Speed dial in the List pane.
  2. Click Add speed dial.
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  3. The contacts that you've added to your speed dial appear at the top, with your Favorites and other groups appearing below.

    You can quickly call a contact from here by clicking one of the call buttons.

  4. Enter a contact name, then select them from the suggestion list.
  5. Click Add.
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The contact is added to the speed dial.

Add a Contact Group

In addition to your speed dial and favorites lists, you can create new contact groups to keep related people organized together.

  1. While in Calls view, click New group.
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  2. Give the group a name.
  3. Click Create.
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The group is created, and the next step is to begin adding people to it.

Add a Contact to a Group

Once you’ve created a group, you can begin adding contacts to it.

  1. Click a group's More Options button.
  2. Select Add a contact to this group.
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  3. Enter a contact name, then select them from the suggestions list.
  4. Click Add.
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The contact is added to the group. Just repeat this process until a group has everyone it needs.

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