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  • Removing Duplicate Contacts folder in Office 365

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     CWBillow 2 months, 3 weeks ago.

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    • #808411 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I just finished cleaning out my contacts.  This is good.

      Now though, when I go to Contacts, I have two folders, “Contacts” and “Contacts – This computer only”.

      The latter is empty, but I cannot seem to remove it.  How can I remove this extraneous folder?

      Chuck Billow

      Chuck Billow

    • #863554 Reply

      Elly
      AskWoody MVP

      Can you give some idea of the operating system, and the program?

      Win 7 Home, 64 bit, Group B

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      anonymous
    • #923722 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I think, from reading, that “Contacts” are stored in the IMAP folder, or so it appears, while “Contacts – This computer only” is then a separate file.

      I have my own separate file for Contacts that is the designated , and therefore don’t need either.  While I get that “Contacts”, being part of Office, stays, do I need the other around?

       

      Chuck Billow

    • #928829 Reply

      CWBillow
      AskWoody Plus

      I found the answer in a post by Diane Poremsky:
      Here’s the answer / way / why to get rid of the extra folder:

      https://forums.slipstick.com/threads/90549-contacts-this-computer-only-folder/

      Did the trick.

      Chuck Billow

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