To share your contacts

  1. In People, in the Folder Pane, select the contact folder that you want to share with a person in your organisation.

  2. Select Home. Then, in the Share group, select Share Contacts.

    the Share Contacts tab

  3. In the To box, enter the name of the recipient for the sharing invitation message. If you want to, you can change the Subject.

    send a shared contact 1

  4. If you want to, request permission to view the recipient's default People folder. To do so, select the Request permission to view recipient's Contacts folder check box.


    If you want to request access to a contacts folder other than the recipient's default People folder, you must send an email message that asks for permissions to that particular folder. This option only requests access to the recipient's default People folder.

  5. In the message body, type any information that you want to include, and then select Send. Review the confirmation dialog box, and then if correct, select OK.

  6. The person in your organisation receives the sharing invitation in email, and select Open this Contacts folder.

    the Open this Contacts folder tab