Export Contacts From Outlook Mail on the Web

How to export contacts from Outlook.com to your other email clients

Notepad with Address Book and Pen

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Location-independent access to your emails from Outlook Mail on the web with any browser on any device is handy. The same applies to your contacts as well. Outlook Mail on the web is part of Office 365, Exchange Server, and Exchange Online. Export or back up Outlook Mail on the web contacts as a CSV file, then import those contacts to any email app.

Instructions in this article apply to Outlook.com and Outlook Online.

Export Contacts From Outlook Mail on the Web

To export a file of your Outlook Mail on the web contacts:

  1. In the Navigation pane, select People.

    The Outlook on the web inbox.
  2. Select Manage > Export contacts.

    Selecting to export contacts from Outlook on the web.
  3. In the Export contacts screen, select the Contacts from this folder dropdown arrow and choose All contacts.

    If your contacts are organized in folders, select a folder to export only the contacts in that folder. By default, contacts are stored in the Contacts folder.

    Choosing which contacts to export from Outlook on the web.
  4. Select Export.

    Selecting export to export all contacts from Outlook on the web.
  5. A contacts.csv file downloads to your computer. If prompted, choose a location for the file.

    A downloaded contacts file from Outlook on the web.
  6. Import your address book from the CSV file into any email program or service.