Software & Apps MS Office 27 27 people found this article helpful How to Use Your Outlook.com Contacts on Another Computer Save your address book as a file that you can transfer to other devices By Heinz Tschabitscher Writer A former freelance contributor who has reviewed hundreds of email programs and services since 1997. our editorial process Heinz Tschabitscher Updated March 17, 2020 Public Domain/CC BY 2.0/Pxhere MS Office Outlook Word Excel Powerpoint Tweet Share Email There may be times when you want to use your Outlook address book entries on another computer or share that information with someone else. In such cases, you can export your contact list to a shareable file, then import it to another computer or send it through email or a file-sharing site. Instructions in this article apply to Outlook.com and Outlook Online. Export the Address Book to a CSV File To use your contacts list on another computer or share it with another person, export the address book entries to a CSV file, a format that most email clients support. Then, import the file to another computer, and use your Outlook.com contacts there. The screenshots in this article use the classic Outlook.com interface. The new Outlook.com interface looks slightly different but the process works the same way. Go to Outlook.com and select People. Select the All contacts check box. Select Manage. Select Export Contacts. Select Export. A contacts.csv file will being downloading to your computer. On your desktop, navigate to the Downloads folder. Save the contacts.csv file to a folder you can later retrieve, or to a flash drive if you plan to move the file physically. Use the Address Book File on a Different Computer Here's how to import your Outlook.com address book to a different email client or to a different Outlook.com email account: Insert the flash drive that contains the address book file into the computer, or retrieve it from an email or file-sharing site. Open Outlook.com. Select People > Manage > Import contacts. Select Browse. Choose the contacts.csv file, then select Open. Select either Upload or Import. A confirmation message will appear saying the address book was imported correctly.