You also get the option to categorize the contacts as Family, Friends, and other groups that you define in this app. In these groups, the contacts can be filtered using the initial characters of their names. There’s also a quick search option that you can use to quickly find the desired contact.
Contacts Hub is freely available in the Productivity category of the Windows Store.
Using this Windows 8 Contact List Manager app
The main catchy feature about this app is the ease of using it, and the amount of information it can store. Now, you can easily maintain your contacts by just following some basic steps.
On the main landing page of the app, the main groups that are available by default in the app, viz, Friends and Family, are shown.
Let’s see how you can use this app:
Adding New Groups
You can start by the groups, viz, Friends and Family. In addition to that, you can add new groups to the main screen of the app.
To add new group, just use the option available for this in the bottom flyout of the app. To get to the bottom flyout, right click anywhere on this screen. An option labelled as Add is available in this flyout. As you click on the option, you would be shown a panel where you have to specify the group name, and have to add the picture for the group.
Thereafter, use the Save button to save the group. Then, the group will appear on the main screen.
Maintaining the contacts
Firstly, choose a group from the main screen. As you get to the group, you can right click anywhere on that particular screen to get the Add option. Use this option, and a panel will appear on the same screen.
You can add all sort of information about the contact in this panel. In addition to that, you can add additional info about the person by using the notes option that is available at the bottom. Then, add an image if you like to.
One thing to remember is that you must specify the first name, last name, and company name of the person. This is mainly required so that you can easily search for that contact.
Searching the Contacts
Searching the app is quite easy. Use the first name, last name, or the company name to search for the person in the contact list.
As you mention anyone of these and press enter, the related contacts would be shown.
Key Features of Contacts Hub
- Easily add contacts in this contact list manager app.
- You can also categorize these contacts into groups.
- Option to search using name or company of the contact.
- The app is for free.
Contacts Hub is a nice free Windows 8 Contact List Manager app in which you can add a good amount of info for the contacts you maintain. Give it a try for sure.