Create New Contact from Email Message

If you're always adding new contacts to your Outlook Contacts list, you'll appreciate this timesaving drag-and-drop tip.

Step by Step

  1. Drag an e-mail message from the person you want to add to your contact list from your Inbox onto the Contacts icon in the Outlook Shortcuts bar (or in the Folder List).
  2. Edit or add to the contact information as necessary, and then click Save and Close.