How to delete Recently Used Business Cards in Outlook

In older times, How to delete Recently Used Business Cards in Outlook. However, with the advent of electronic business cards (EBCs), this has become outdated, and most business is now done via email using EBCs. Outlook has the ability to add EBCs to mail from your contact list, as well as from your social network accounts such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter.

To insert a business card into a mail, go to the create a new mail screen. Then, in the ribbon, click Attach item -> Business Card. Follow the on-screen instructions to add the business card into the mail.

When you use a business card in Outlook, it is automatically saved to a list of recently used business cards. If you want to clear this list, follow the steps below:

Delete Recently Used Business Card List in Outlook

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1.Open Outlook. Click People (3rd icon) at the bottom left corner. Search the contacts you wish to remove from the recently used business card list. Highlight these contacts and click Delete.

Exit Microsoft Outlook and Office completely.

NOTE: Please be careful while editing registry entries as making mistakes could adversely affect your system. Also, it is better to create a System Restore point before proceeding.

2. Open the Registry Editor by pressing the Windows Key + R combination, typing “put regedit” in the Run dialog box, and hitting Enter.

3. In the left pane of Registry Editor, navigate to:


Look for a DWORD called 1102039b in the right pane of the window. This DWORD helps Outlook to remember recently used business cards names.

How do I remove business cards from Outlook?

Open the Registry Editor and navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Profiles\Outlook\0a0d020000000000c000000000000046. Right-click on the 1102039b REG_BINARY value, select the Delete option and click the Yes button to remove business cards from Outlook.

How do you edit a Business Card in Outlook?

In order to edit a business card in Outlook, you will need to open the application and navigate to the People tab. Then, switch to the View section, click on the Change view option, and select Business card view. After that, choose the card you wish to edit and click on the Edit Business Card option. From there, you will be able to change or modify the card to fit your needs.

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