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Old 07-20-2010, 04:44 AM
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Default Rename Outlook 2003 Contacts Folder

Everything I've read tells me that the Contacts folder cannot be renamed. However, that's not true. Somehow, I managed to rename it to "Contacts2" and there is no "Contacts". This has created a problem with Mail Merge that cannot or will not get the data from Contacs2. How do I rename Contacts2 back to Contacts?

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Old 07-20-2010, 01:07 PM
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Within Outlook you can rename the contacts by selecting the contact tab. Under My contacts, the Contacts 2 folder should be visible, highlight it and right click then select properties. under the general information you should be able to rename the contacts folder back to its default.

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Old 07-20-2010, 01:33 PM
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I don't see a "My Contacts". I have Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks tabs on the left side but no "My Contacts". HELP!
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On the left select the contacts tab..when selected look for the contacts 2 name highlight it and right-click to find the properties.
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Old 07-21-2010, 08:58 AM
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Contacts2 doesn't appear under My Contacts. However, it is what appears when I try to insert an address in an e-mail message or mail merge.

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Old 07-21-2010, 09:29 AM
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Hmm, thank you for the visual. So where is the contacts2 folder located? Are you able to select its properties?
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Old 07-21-2010, 09:56 AM
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Contacts2 only appears when I have to choose an address book for e-mail or mail merge. I get Outlook Address Book, Contacts2, and Suggested Contacts as my choices for address books in the drop-down.
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