How to Automatically Flag LinkedIn Contacts in Outlook - Comprehensive Guide

Are you a business executive using Outlook as your main email client and dealing with long lists of contacts? Are you looking for ways to improve your workflow and keep better track of your contacts? I'm here to tell you about an easy way to flag contacts in Outlook for better time management and improved efficiency.

In this document, I'm going to show you how to automatically flag LinkedIn contacts in Outlook – without any extra plugins or extensions. This method is simple, efficient, and it takes just minutes to set up. By the end of this article, you'll be able to easily track your contacts more effectively. Let's get started!

How to Automatically Flag LinkedIn Contacts in Outlook

First, you'll need to open Outlook. Then click the ‘File’ tab in the upper left-hand corner. Next, click the ‘Options’ button.

From there, click ‘Advanced’ and then click the ‘Automatic Formatting’ button. Then, click ‘Add’ to add the LinkedIn flag. The ‘Name’ box should be automatically populated with your LinkedIn flag. Change the font to ‘Bold’ and the color to ‘Blue’. Finally, click ‘OK’ to save your changes.

Now all you have to do is compose an email, add a LinkedIn contact and Outlook should automatically Flag the contact in your address book. This will help you keep better track of who's in your network by flagging the contacts you don’t know from LinkedIn.


Q. Can I manually flag contacts in Outlook?

Yes, you can manually flag contacts in Outlook by selecting a contact, clicking the ‘flag’ icon, and then giving it a name.

Q. How can I delete flagged contacts in Outlook?

To delete a flagged contact in Outlook, simply select the contact, click the ‘flag’ icon, and then select ‘no flag’.

Q. Is flagging contacts with Outlook available on Mac and PC?

Yes, Outlook's flagging feature is available on both Mac and PC devices.

Q. How can I bulk flag contacts in Outlook?

You can bulk flag contacts in Outlook by selecting multiple contacts and clicking the ‘flag’ icon. You can also use the ‘categories’ feature to assign different labels to multiple contacts at once.

Q. Does Outlook automatically flag contacts from my contact list?

No, Outlook does not automatically flag contacts from your contact list. However, you can use the ‘Automatic Formatting’ feature to flag LinkedIn contacts automatically.

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