Keep a Backup of Address Book in Microsoft® Outlook Express
Do you know how to keep a backup of address book in Microsoft Outlook Express?
Microsoft Outlook Express has been included with an enhanced feature called Address Book. Address Book is useful for your e-mail applications. It includes e-mail addresses of each user who sends and receives e-mails in your Microsoft Outlook Express. It stores different e-mail addresses of users like mail address and special dates, etc. It is important to take a backup of your Microsoft Outlook Express Address Book. This is needed as the applications can get crashed at any time. You cannot use Address Book from a damaged Microsoft Outlook Express. You can copy these contacts to a specified folder, to another system, external storage media or another e-mail client program. You can use these backups to recover them in later cases.
Here are some tips and steps to backup the address book in Microsoft Outlook Express:
- Steps to backup
- Steps to copy
- Issues and fixes
Steps to backup
There are some steps to backup the address book in Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to open the application and select 'Export' option under File menu. You need to then select 'Address Book' and highlight the addresses to be backed up. Then, you need to select the location to save CSV file by the use of 'Browse' button. Then give a specific name to backup address book. You need to then select the 'Next' button and get CSV Export Windows opened. In CSV Export Windows, select the checkbox for field which you wish to save. Finally, click the 'Finish' button and get the address backup completed successfully.
Steps to copy
You can try copying address in Microsoft Outlook Express to a separate folder. To do this, you need to open 'Tools' menu and then Options of Microsoft Outlook Express. You need to then select Store Folder under Maintenance tab. Next step is to select the folder location and press 'Ctrl and C' keys together. Close the dialing box and get Run Prompt from Start menu of the system. You need to press 'Ctrl and V' keys together in the Run Prompt. In the Edit menu, click 'Select All' option and click the 'Copy' button. You need to then create a new folder in the desktop and paste these copied address book to the folder.
You may get some issues while taking a backup of address in Microsoft Outlook Express. You may get the backup not completed successfully. It may be because of the incorrect file format. You need to select CSV file format which is known to be the best for address backup. It is important to check if the storage location to where you are copying the address book is having no issues.
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