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Microsoft Word - Use Outlook Contacts for Mail Merge

When you want documents to be personalized with names and addresses from your Outlook contacts list, you specify Outlook Contacts as your data source in a mail merge.

Note: These steps only cover what's shown in this video. For detailed steps on how to use Outlook Contacts in mail merge, starting in Outlook, please see Use Outlook contacts as a data source for a mail merge.

Select Outlook contacts for mail merge

  1. Open the document you want to personalize for each recipient.

  2. Select Mailings > Select Recipients.

  3. Select Choose from Outlook Contacts.

  4. Select a contact folder to import, and select OK.

  5. Save your file to save that connection to the Outlook Contacts list.

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Keywords:microsoft word outlook contact mail merge office 365 document   Doc ID:79525
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-01-22 10:20 MDTUpdated:2018-05-23 14:53 MDT
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