Remove or Disable Suggested Contacts

Please post how to remove or disable the Suggested Contacts feature. I don't use it, nor want it.

When I click on it to see what it does, nothing happens - I can't even select it... so it is really just a space waster.

 

 

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Last updated March 29, 2020 Views 18,455 Applies to:
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Click the File tab, then Options.  Select the Contacts category and uncheck "Automatically create Outlook contacts for recipients what do not belong to an Outlook Address Book".  That will disable the Suggested Contacts feature.  Then empty the Suggested Contacts folder and you don't be bothered again.  Note that you will not be able to delete the Suggested Contacts folder itself.
Brian Tillman [MVP-Outlook]
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