Export contacts from Outlook 2010

Step 1: At the top of your Outlook 2010 ribbon, choose the File tab.
Step 2: Choose Options.
Step 3: In the Outlook Options box, choose Advanced.
Step 4: Under the Export section, choose Export.
Step 5: In the Import and Export Wizard, select Export to a file, and then choose Next.
Step 6: If you are exporting contacts for use in another copy of Outlook, choose an Outlook Data File (.pst).
Step 7: Under Select folder to export from, you may need to scroll up, and then select the contact folder that you want to export. Choose Next when you’re done.
Note: Unless you chose to export to an Outlook Data File (.pst), you can only export one folder at a time.
Step 8: Choose the contacts you want export
Step 9: Under Save exported file as, click Browse, select a destination folder, and in the File name box, type a name for the file.
Step 10: Click OK.
Step 11: In the Export to a File dialog box, click Next.
Step 12: Choose Finish to start exporting your contacts immediately. Outlook doesn’t display any message when the export process is complete but the Import and Export Progress box goes away.
Step 13: When the export is finished, choose OK to exit the Outlook Options box.
Step 14: Go to the location on your computer where you saved your contacts, for example, in the Documents folder.
Step 15: Type a name for the file you’re exporting
Step 16: If you exported your contacts as a .csv file, you can use Excel to see what was exported from Outlook. You’ll likely have a lot of empty cells. That’s normal.
Step 17: Generally we recommend closing the file without saving any changes; otherwise the file might get messed up and you won’t be able to use it for importing. If that happens you can always run the export process again and create a new file.

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