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Managing Contacts in Cox Classic WebMail

Last Updated: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to add, change, or remove contact information you receive in your email.

Solution

Want to add or remove email contacts? Learn how in Classic WebMail.

 

Not what you were looking for? See Using Cox Classic WebMail for more articles.

 

To add or delete your Cox.com email account, see Resources for Setting Up Cox.net Email and Email Server Names.
 

Add an Email Contact

 

To add an email contact to your address book, follow the steps below.

1

From the WebMail Inbox window, click the subject to open the message from the email contact you want to save.
 

2

Click the blue figure with the plus sign, located to the right of the email contact's address in the From: or To: fields.
 

3
  1. At the pop-up window, check the box next to the email contact's address to be added, then click OK


 

  1. To add contacts automatically, go back to the Settings button, then click Preferences.
  2. Scroll down to  Address Collection and choose All Recipients.

auto add

Create an Email Contact

 

To create an email contact, follow the steps below.

1
  1. From the WebMail Inbox click the Addresses button.
  2. Click New Contact.
2
  1. Fill in the desired fields.
  2. Click OK.

Update an Email Contact

 

To update your contacts information, follow the steps below.

1
  1. From the WebMail Inbox window, click Addresses.
  2. Under Addresses: All, below the Name column, click the contact you want to update.


    name 
2
  1. Make changes to the address.


    addresses

  2. Click OK.

 

Delete an Email Contact

 

To delete a contact, follow the steps below.

1
  1. Launch Webmail.
  2. Click the Addresses button.

    addresses 
2
  1. In your Address Book under the Name column, click the person or group to delete.


    name


    Result
    : You will see all the information for that contact.

  2. At the bottom of the window, click the Delete button.

contact info

Search for an Email Contact

 

To search for a contact, follow the steps below.

1
  1. From the WebMail Inbox, click the Addresses button.
  2. Under Addresses: All, next to Export, click Search.

    Note: Do not click the Search button on the top menu because that only searches messages.
2
  1. Decide how you want to search for a contact, by First Name, Last Name, Nickname or Company.
  2. Enter any additional word you want to use in the empty boxes to the right.
  3. When you are finished, click OK.

Import Contacts into WebMail

 

To import contacts into your address book, follow the steps below.

1
  1. From the WebMail Inbox click Addresses.
  2. Find the file you saved from your email client.

    Note: You must save your contacts from another email program to a file before importing them into WebMail. Consult your email provider for instructions.
2
  1. Under File Format choose an email program from the drop-down menu.


    Cox only supports importing contacts from the following formats:

     

    • Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express
    • Netscape 7
    • Palm Desktop
    • WebEdge 2 and 3
  1. In the field next to File to Import, click the Browse button.
  2. Browse to the file you saved, select it then click Open.
  3. Click OK.

Export Contacts out of WebMail

 

To export contacts out of WebMail, follow the steps below.

1
  1. From the WebMail Inbox, click Addresses.
  2. Click the Export button.

export button

 

2
  1. Choose the email program format you want to use for the export.

    Cox only supports exporting contacts into the following formats:

     

    • Microsoft Outlook or Express
    • Netscape 7
    • Palm Desktop
    • WebEdge 2 or 3


file format
 

  1. Click OK.
3

Click the Save button on the pop-up window then save addresses.csv file to your desktop. This file contains all your contacts.
 

save

 

 


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