Export Contacts From Outlook Mail on the Web

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Outlook Mail on the web is part of Office 365, Exchange Server, and Exchange Online. You can export or back up Outlook Mail on the web contacts as a CSV file.

Outlook Mail and Contacts, Not Just on the Web

Location-independent access to your emails from Outlook Mail on the web with any browser on just about any device is handy. The same applies to your contacts as well. However, access is not universal until you get the data out of Outlook Mail and into other software.

Import Email Messages From Outlook Mail on the Web

Importing emails is easy. You can access your Outlook Mail account in just about any email program that uses the POP or IMAP standards.

What about your contacts, though? You can export your contacts in Outlook to a CSV file, from which most email programs and services should be able to import your address book.

Export Contacts From Outlook Mail on the Web

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

  1. Click the People icon at the bottom of the Outlook Mail navigation sidebar.
  2. Click Tools in the toolbar.
  3. Select Export.
  4. Place a check in the box in front of each of the items you want to export. They include Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, and Notes.
  5. Click Continue.
  6. Enter a name and a download location for the exported file.
  7. You receive a confirmation screen. Click Finish.

Now, you can import your address book from the CSV file into any email program or service.