|Updates to Address Book
|Q: What are the information fields in the new Address Book?
A: The fields are as follows: First Name, Last Name, Email (primary), Email (secondary), Phone (Home), Phone (Business), Phone (Mobile), Address, Birthday and Notes.
Q: What information fields were removed from the old Address Book?
A: The following fields were removed from the Contact Details page of the Address Book:
- Email 3
- Web Page 1
- Web Page 2
- Work Address
|Q: How do I import addresses?
A: Log into Evite and click on My Evite then My Contacts. Click Import Addresses from the Address book choices. You will be able to import addresses from the following places: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express, Eudora, and Yahoo! Mail. Click on the appropriate one of these links, and then follow the instructions on the screen.
Q: How do I import from Microsoft Excel?
A: To import to the Evite Address Book from Excel, first export the Address Book as a CSV file. Open the CSV file with Excel or other spreadsheet program. Next, delete all columns except for: First Name, Last Name and Email Address. The columns in the spreadsheet must have these exact title names. There cannot be spaces after them or your import will fail. If you do not have information for any of the columns listed above, you will have to create a blank column in its place in Excel. Finally, open the Import feature in the Evite Address Book and import your CSV file as an Outlook Express import.
Q: How do I export addresses?
A: You cannot export addresses from your Evite Address Book, but you can export addresses from an Evite to an Excel spreadsheet. If you are the event host/organizer you can go to the Evite and click on Export Guest List. This will download guest list data in comma-separated format (.cvs) that can be opened by Microsoft Excel and most other spreadsheet programs. The spreadsheet will have all the names listed with the following additional info. in columns: Email Address, Date Responded, Status (attending), # of guests, and Comments.
|Q: How do I add someone to my Address Book?|
A: There are two places where you can add a contact to your Address Book.
Option 1: Login to your Evite account and go to Address Book within My Events. From the left side of the page under Manage Address Book, you can add basic contact information and click Save or click Add More Info to enter additional details.
Option 2: From the Evite creation process, click the Add from Address Book link. At the bottom of the pop-up, there is an Add New Contact section from which you can enter basic information and click, Save or click Add More Info to enter additional details.
Q: How do I delete someone from my Address Book?
A: There are two places where you can delete a contact from your Address Book:
Option 1: Login to your Evite account and go to Address Book within My Events. Select the contact using the check box to the left of the person's name. Click the Delete button either on the top or the bottom of the page. You will be asked to confirm the deletion. You may also delete multiple contacts using the same method.
Option 2: From the Evite creation process, click the Add from Address Book link. Select the contact using the check box to the left of the person's name. Click the Delete button either on the top or the bottom of this pop-up. You will be asked to confirm the deletion. You may also delete multiple contacts using the same method.
|Creating and Editing Groups
|Q: What are Groups?|
A: Groups are a way to organize your Address Book contacts. You can add contacts to a Group, give the group a name and pull in the Group email addresses all at once when you create an Evite.
Contacts can be in multiple Groups and the number of Groups you create is unlimited.
Q: How do I add a Group to my invitation?
A: From either the Address Book or the Add from Address Book link in the Evite creation process, select the desired group from the View Groups pulldown. Once the Group list appears, select individual members or all of the members (using the checkbox in the header or footer of the page) and click Add to Invitation.
Q: How do I create a group?
A: Login to your Evite account and go to Address Book within My Events. Once you are within the Address Book, there are two ways to create a Group:
Option 1: Click on the Create Group link or icon located on the Contacts header or on the link or icon on the left side beneath, Manage Address Book. Once on the Create Groups page, you can add members to the group by selecting their names from the Contact List and clicking, Add. You may also add a person to a group from this page if they donít already exist in your contacts by using the Add to Group fields on the bottom of the page. Once you finish adding contacts to the Group, give your Group a name and click Save.
Option 2: Select contacts from your Address Book and use the Add to Group pulldown in the top navigation. This will take you to the Create Groups page. Once there, give your group a name. You can then add additional members to the group by selecting their names from the Contact List and clicking, Add. If you want to add a contact that does not exist in your Address Book, use the Add to Group fields on the bottom of the page. Once you finish adding contacts to the group, click Save.
Q: How do I edit a group?
A: Login to your Evite account and go to Address Book within My Events. Using the View Groups pulldown in the Search Address Book section, select the group you wish to edit and click Go. Once the Group list appears, click the Edit link in the header. This will take you to the Edit Groups page where you can add and/or remove members from your Group and/or change the name. Once you finish making your changes, click Save.
|Q: Can I add my Evite to my Outlook calendar?|
A: Currently, you cannot add your Evite calendar if you are using Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Microsoft Office.