Add Contacts to the Windows 8 People App

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The People app on Windows 8 doubles as an address book and a social app (connected to platforms such as Facebook, Microsoft Live, and Skype). It allows users to manage contacts, view news on social networks, and interact with Skype contacts from a single interface. This tutorial explains how to add contacts to the People app.

How To Add Contacts to the Windows 8 People App

Open the People app and right-click on interface to display additional options:

Click on New Contact. A New Contact form will appear:

Once you have filled in the required fields, click Save the Contact. A summary of the information entered will be displayed. Click on the back button to return to your contact list.

Add Windows Contacts via Social Accounts

Launch the People app, and press Windows + [C] to display the Charms bar. Then click on Settings > Accounts > Add account:

A list of compatible services will be displayed:

From here, you can connect to the account of your choice and import your contacts.
Published by jak58. Latest update on June 16, 2016 at 07:37 AM by ChristinaCCM.
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