People Directory in Office 365 and SharePoint 2013

Hello SharePoint Readers.

Do you want your own personal contact directory in your site?

Yes, here it is.

The new version of SharePoint provides you with a personal contact directory that you can access when working on any site. You don't need to search a link and open it, it will be accessible everywhere.


  • Open any of your Office 365 or SharePoint 2013 sites.
  • Click on the top-left corner icon, you will have the following dialog box opened.
  • Click on People.
  • It will be connected to your Outlook and will fetch all the contacts.
  • On the left side we can see
New: An option to create new contacts, Search contact, My Contacts, Directory, Groups
  • On the center we have the names of all the people in my contacts arranged alphabetically.
  • On the right side we have the details of the contact we view.
Now if we want to create new contacts in my directory, click on new. You will have the following options.

Create contact: You can create a user account by filling in the form below with all the details of your contact.

Create Contact List: In a similar way you can create a list to store all the contacts by filling in the form below.

Create a Group: 
In a same way you can create a group to store all the contacts according to your required groups by filling in the form below.

Here it is, a personal directory for you available everywhere with your sites. Keep learning! Cheers!

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