How to manage Windows 10’s People app

Bob Bishop asked me about Windows 10’s People app. “When I click on it, all I get is a partial list of my contacts, but no way of actually sending or receiving messages. So what is it for?”

People (the app) is one of three built-in Windows 10 tools intended to help us organize our lives. The other two are Mail and Calendar. They work both together and apart from each other.

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The first time you open People, you may get an odd subsection of your actual contacts. When I tried it, I got only the people and companies in my very limited Skype contacts. The really funny thing is that I don’t even have Skype on that particular computer.

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