Macro to Create an Outlook Contact from an Email Message

Macro to Create an Outlook Contact from an Email Message

Use a macro to create Outlook Contacts for people who sent an email message. Save the contact to the default Contacts folder or to a different Contacts folder.

Setting the default Country for Outlook Contacts

Setting the default Country for Outlook Contacts

How to fix Microsoft Outlook when it is using the wrong country in the address or phone number fields of Contacts.

Categorize Contacts with bad addresses

Categorize Contacts with bad addresses

Outlook doesn't have an automated method for assigning categories or deleting contacts that contain bad addresses, but you can use VBA to assign categories or delete the contacts.

Format Contact phone numbers to use with Skype

Format Contact phone numbers to use with Skype

Use a macro to add your country code to Outlook contacts for dialing in Skype.

Lookup a Contact's time zone

Lookup a Contact's time zone

How to use an Outlook macro to use a contact's postal code or phone number to look up their time zone.

How to prevent changes to Outlook views

How to prevent changes to Outlook views

Applies to Microsoft Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010, Outlook 2007 It's not hard to image this scenario: you create a custom view, everything is just the way you like it. Then you accidentally sort by a different column. Outlook saves the changes and your perfect view is ruined. In the early versions of Outlook, users were  

Attachments are hidden in Outlook.com tasks and appointments

Attachments are hidden in Outlook.com tasks and appointments

Because of recent changes at Outlook.com, tasks, appointments, and contacts do not support attachments. You can add attachments to the items in Outlook 2013, but the attachments are hidden.

Outlook Reminder Tools

The add-ins listed on this page will help you manage your reminders. Some of the add-ins will forward reminders using SMS or email. For help with reminders, including VBA code samples for dealing with reminders, including doing "something" when a reminder fires, disabling reminders, and more, see the link in More Information, below. More Information

What you need to know about IMAP accounts in Outlook 2013

What you need to know about IMAP accounts in Outlook 2013

Outlook 2013 changes how IMAP accounts are handled. Instead of using two data files, Outlook 2013 uses an .ost file for IMAP accounts and stores appointments, tasks, contacts, and notes in the ost, in folders labeled "(This computer only)".

Always open Contacts to a specific Contacts folder

Always open Contacts to a specific Contacts folder

Use a VBA macro to always open a specific folder when you switch to a module.