How does one add a specific contact to the Shared contacts folder? Off365 Bus Ess, Outlook Web Ap.

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It seems like this would be an obvious feature, but I can't find it.  There is no 'Share' when viewing a specific contact.

 

From what I've read contacts can be shared with other users in the same organization by allowing them access to the Shared contacts folder.

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You cannot share a specific contact, just a folder or subfolder.

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@Vasil Michev 

That was part of my question, how do you place a contact in the Shared Folder?

Before Sharing the folder.

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Simply copy the item there, or create it directly in the folder?

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Thanks Vasil,

There is no convenient way of copying the contact to Shared that I can find,  or even a Right Click. Really?

Users must manually re-create  the contact in the shared folder apparently.  This is Lot of Manual work, (in a world of software making things easier?).  We should suggest Microsoft hire a couple software developer that can devote a few hours/month to refine the OWA.  I think they hired staff to market Office 365 rather than improve the user-experience...