How to export a Outlook.com address book to a Microsoft Outlook Express address book

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INTRODUCTION

To export an Outlook.com address book to a Microsoft Outlook Express address book, you must configure Outlook Express to use your Outlook.com e-mail account. If you have not configured Outlook Express to use your Outlook.com e-mail account, view the information that is in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:

220852 How to configure Outlook Express to use a Outlook.com account
After you have configured Outlook Express to use your Outlook.com e-mail account, follow these steps to share an Outlook Express address book with your Outlook.com account address book:
  1. Log on to your Outlook.com e-mail account, and then verify the contacts that are in the address book.
  2. Start Outlook Express
  3. On the Tools menu, click Address Book.
  4. On the main toolbar of the Address Book display, click Synchronize Now on the Tools menu.
The address book entries from your Outlook.com account will be downloaded to your Outlook Express address book. In the future, repeat these steps to keep both the Outlook Express address book and the Outlook.com account address book up to date.

More information

For additional information about Outlook Express and Outlook.com, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
222984 Known issues with Outlook.com
For additional information about the about differences between Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
257824 Differences between Outlook and Outlook Express

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Article ID: 883771 - Last Review: September 12, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
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  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0
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