How to Export Contacts from Microsoft® Outlook Web Access?
What are the ways to export contacts from Microsoft Outlook Web Access? What are the ways to solve issues that may occur?
Microsoft Outlook Web Access is used to mainly access e-mail, calendars, contacts, tasks, and other contents of mailbox when access to Microsoft Outlook is not available. With the release of Microsoft Exchange 2007, Microsoft Outlook Web Access also provides read-only access to documents saved on Microsoft SharePoint websites and network shares. Microsoft markets Microsoft Outlook Web Access as part of Microsoft Exchange Server to allow users to stay connected remotely through a web browser. Some functions of Microsoft Outlook is also present in the web 'look-alike'. The most significant difference is that Microsoft Outlook permits users to operate with e-mail, calendars, and lot more, even if an internet connection is not present, on the other hand, Microsoft Outlook Web Access requires an Internet connection to work.
Here are the ways to export contacts from Microsoft Outlook Web Access and some tips to be kept in mind to avoid issues:
- Exporting contacts
- Format contacts with Microsoft Excel
- Tips to avoid issue
For exporting contacts from Microsoft Outlook Web Access, you need to click on the folder containing contacts. The contact information encloses all details like name, mail id, phone number and lot more. Then you need to click and drag the cursor to select the contacts. After that, click on 'Edit' and then copy the content. Then you need to open a plain file (text). In that file you have to paste the contact information. Finally you need to save the text file.
Format Contacts with Microsoft Excel
In order to format the contact information, you need to make use of Microsoft Excel. For that, you need to open Microsoft Excel and click on 'Data' followed by clicking on 'Import External Data'. This enables importing of data from the text file possessing the contact information. As a result, Text Export Wizard will be executed. There you need to click on 'Delimited' and 'Next' button. After executing this wizard, the contact information will get imported to the Microsoft Excel document. Ultimately, you have to save the Microsoft Excel document containing contact information to a specified format.
Tips to Avoid Issues
To avoid problems while exporting contact information from Microsoft Outlook Express, you need to keep certain things in mind. The most important thing is that you need to have a proper Internet connection. There must not be any interruption in internet connectivity while exporting contact information.
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