Backing Up Outlook Contacts on a PC

  1. In Outlook, go to File, then Open & Export, and click Import/Export.
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  2. Choose Export to a file and click Next >.
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  3. Choose Comma Separated Values and click Next >.
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  4. Find the Contacts folder in the list (it is near the top) and click Next >.
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  5. Click Browse.
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  6. Choose a location to save your backup and give it a name. Click OK.
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  7. Click Next >.
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  8. Click Finish.
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  9. You will see the following progress screen. Once it disappears, you have successfully backed up your Outlook contacts.
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  10. To import your backed up contacts to a new account, go to File, then Open & Export, and click Import/Export.
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  11. Choose Import from another program or file and click Next >.
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  12. Choose Comma Separated Values and click Next >.
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  13. Click Browse.
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  14. Locate your backup and click OK.
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  15. Click Next >.
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  16. Find the Contacts folder in the list (it is near the top) and click Next >.
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  17. Click Finish.
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  18. You will see the following progress screen. Once it disappears, you have successfully imported your Contacts and they should appear in the People tab of Outlook.
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