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OLEXP: How to Import and Export Address Books in Outlook Express
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This article describes how to import and export address books and business cards (vCards) in Outlook Express.
When using Outlook Express, you can import address books and business cards from, and export address books and business cards to, other e-mail programs. To do so, follow the steps in the appropriate section below:
Exporting Address Books or Business CardsTo export an address book or business card from Outlook Express to another e-mail program, follow these steps in Outlook Express:
Importing Address Books or Business CardsTo import an address book or business card from another e-mail program to Outlook Express, follow these steps in Outlook Express:
NOTE: If Outlook Express does not support the format used by your other address book program, you may find a common format. For example, Outlook 2000 will import and export a comma separated text file and so will Outlook Express. You can use the Outlook Express format "Text File (comma Separated Values)" in this example as a file format that is common to both programs. This format is a plain text file, such as a Notepad file, that contains your address data using commas as a delimiter between data fields.
Article ID: 175017 - Last Review: January 20, 2007 - Revision: 2.2