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Windows 7: How can I sort e-mail contacts in Windows Live Mail?

28 Dec 2012   #1
ECKJR

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
How can I sort e-mail contacts in Windows Live Mail?

In Win XP, the contacts selection called up the contact name and e-mail in separate columns, so that you could sort the list by name or by e-mail address.
Is there any way of doing that in Win 7?
Occasionally I get an e-mail with just the e-mail address, but not a contact name, and I'd like to be able to find out who it is.
All suggestions appreciated.


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28 Dec 2012   #2
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Under the Home tab in Contacts Click on View there is a Sort By with an arrow. Click there and you have a choice of how to sort, last or first name.
Also if you click on Mail- the same thing- Under the Home Tab-View- there is also a way to sort the emails
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28 Dec 2012   #3
ECKJR

Windows 7 home premium 64 bit
 
 
Sorting e-mail addresses

Thanks RobinB9--you're a genius!
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28 Dec 2012   #4
robinb9

Windows 7 Pro 32/64 bit and Windows 10 Pro 32 Bit/64bit
 
 

Lol naa. I just know a lot about WLM. I was one of the first beta testers for it and still am. And I mainly use it myself
Works great for me cause I can sync all my contacts and emails through my @live mail account on all the computers I have
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02 Apr 2017   #5
Robert E

Windows Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Exporting Live Mail Contacts

Hey Robind9 ~
~ Using the '.CSV' option to export my contacts to an external drive, it auto-saved in Excel. Is that normal? Will they import back to Live Mail after I hose and get my laptop back up? Thanks!
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03 Apr 2017   #6
etaf88

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by robinb9 View Post
Under the Home tab in Contacts Click on View there is a Sort By with an arrow. Click there and you have a choice of how to sort, last or first name.
Also if you click on Mail- the same thing- Under the Home Tab-View- there is also a way to sort the emails
I use the click on Mail method. It's way easier..or well for me it was. Haha. But i love this forum, so many new tricks of the trade to learn! Absolutely love it!
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