How to export contacts from Outlook

Outlook 2013 and Outlook 2010 provides users with option for exporting contacts. This can be done using the Import option available as part of the Open menu.


Click File menu then navigate to Open menu and click Import option available on the right hand side.


In the Import and Export Wizard, select Export to a file option and click Next button.


Create a file of type from the list of available option and click Next button and select the folder to export from. In our case it will be the Contacts folder.


In Save exported file as field, specify the name of path of the file to which the contacts needs to be exported, click Next to continue.


Ensure that Export “Contacts” from folder option is marked.


The following progress message would be displayed while exporting contacts from Outlook 2010 to a file.


In Category: Office 2010, Outlook 2010

Ravi Shankar

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