Exporting and Importing Contacts from Microsoft® Outlook Express to Microsoft® Outlook 2010
Do you know how to export and import contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010?
You may be changing the default e-mail client program of the system from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010. This may be because you are interested in new features of Microsoft Outlook 2010 application. But, as you start to use Microsoft Outlook 2010 in your system newly, you may not have any of your e-mail details stored in it. So, you may be in need to create a new address book of your own. You can avoid the issue by just importing and exporting contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010. You can thus start working with the address book of Microsoft Outlook Express within Microsoft Outlook 2010. You can also safeguard your Microsoft Outlook Express contacts in this way. You can also use it to recover the address book later.
Here are some details for exporting and importing contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010:
- Steps to export
- Steps to import
- Issues while importing
Steps to export
There are some steps to be followed to export contacts of address book from Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to open the File menu in Microsoft Outlook Express. In the file menu, select 'Export' option and then 'Address Book'. Next step is to select 'Text File or Comma Separated Values' and click 'Export' button. You can then select the location to where you wish to store the address book. You need to create a new folder and give an appropriate name to the folder. Finally, you need to select all the fields and click 'Finish' button.
Steps to import
You can now start importing contacts into Microsoft Outlook 2010. To do this, you need to open up the 'File' menu of Microsoft Outlook 2010 and select 'Import and Export' option. You need to then select 'Import from another program or file' and select 'Comma Separated Values'. You can then browse to the location where you have exported CSV file. You need to then select 'Contacts' folder as the destination folder and click the 'Finish' button. You can thus get these contacts imported successfully.
You may be getting some issues while exporting and importing contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010. One among the most possible issues include 'Importing has not been completed successfully'. It may come as a result of compatibility issues or the contact file issues. You need to check compatibility between these two applications. It is also important to use CSV file format itself to export your contacts.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support for exporting and importing contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2010.
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.