How to take backup of Contacts in Microsoft® Outlook
What are the guidelines to take backup of contacts in Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is a type of personal information manager. This application, provided by Microsoft, helps the user to manage mails through this feature. This offers various business tools for more than million users. With all the advanced features in this Microsoft Outlook, you will get to meet all the home and business needs. Contacts are one of the improved features in Microsoft Outlook. With this feature, you can add more friends to your address book. You can add contacts from any other mail applications such as Mozilla Thunderbird etc. Contacts are added to two separate folders; personal folder and the collected addresses. The collected addresses include addresses from e-mails. By pressing the 'Start' button corresponding to each mail, you can add the sender of that mail.
Given below the details about back up contacts in Microsoft Outlook:
- Need to take backup of contacts
- Tips to take backups
- Software for taking backup
Need to take backup of contacts
All contacts in Microsoft Outlook are saved in the hard disk. If the hard disk crashes, or any such serious issues occur in the system, the chance of losing these contacts is high. You may never recover those lost contacts. So, if you take backup of those contacts, you can recover those contacts from the backups. This will save you from losing contacts permanently from the system.
Tips to take backups
To take backup of Microsoft Outlook contacts, you need to open the personal storage folder which keeps the addresses. Then, select all contacts that you want to take backup and select 'Copy' option. After this, you will be prompted to select the location where you want to copy all those selected files. All files will be copied to that selected location and thus, the contacts will be saved in to that location.
ABF Outlook Backup is a program to backup and restore messages, address book contacts, settings, accounts, junk e-mail lists, signatures etc. It also allows you to move Microsoft Outlook files from one computer to another. This tool is able to synchronize Microsoft Outlook between several computers or operating systems. Also, it has the ability to automatically and periodically backup Microsoft Outlook using Task Builder. BackRex Outlook Backup is another software tool to backup Microsoft Outlook contacts.
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