Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Exporting An Address Book In Outlook

Outlook is a personal information manager from Microsoft, available as a part of the Microsoft Office suite. Although Outlook is often used mainly as an email application, it comprises of certain features such as a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, a journal, and web browsing, which collectively enable users to effectively manage and schedule tasks, important events and appointments in their day-to-day lives. Along with being a personal information manager, Outlook also serves as an efficient contact manager for the users, wherein they can store their contacts in Outlook Address Books. The technicians at Outlook help support provide assistance in troubleshooting and fixing the issues related to this email application.

Outlook is indeed a stand-alone application, which is compatible with other applications of the Microsoft Office suite such as Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Exchange. This means that being an Outlook user, you would be able to export the contact information from Address books in Microsoft Office, and save as a backup storage in the form of CSV (Comma Separated Value) files. Users can also import this information into another Microsoft application because, as mentioned earlier, Outlook is compatible with other Microsoft Office applications.

You can try the follow steps to export an Address Book in Microsoft Outlook before seeking assistance from the technicians at the Outlook help support.
  • First, you need to open the Microsoft Outlook application in your system, and then, select the address book you want to export. Now, you need to click on the File menu, and then select the Import and Export option.
  • Next, choose the Export to a File option, followed by the Next button. Now, select the Comma Separated Values (Windows) option from the File Type list. Now, click Next.
  • You need to go to the Export to a File dialog window, choose the Contacts folder, and then click on the Next button. Now, name the address book file into the Save Exported File As input field, and click Next.
  • Next, you need to verify the option Following Actions Will Be Performed displays Export Contacts From Folder: Contacts, and then click on the Finish button.
By following this set of simple instructions, you would be able to export an Address Book in Microsoft Outlook. For more information regarding the features of Outlook, please contact our technical support team.

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