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Import/Export Address Books

Exporting Contacts

Follow these steps to export your address book contacts:

  1. Select the Contacts icon and then select File > Export.
  2. An Export dialog box appears. Select the radio button to export Contacts to a list (tab-delimited text), and then click the right arrow to continue.
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  3. A Save dialog box appears. Enter a name for the file and choose where you want to store the file, and then click Save.
  4. Your contacts are saved to a .txt file. 

Importing Contacts

Follow these steps to import your address book contacts:

  1. Select File > Import.
  2. An Import dialog box appears. Select Contacts or messages from a text file, and then click the right arrow to continue.
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  3. The "Choose a File Type" dialog box appears, select Import contacts from a tab- or comma- delimited text file, and click the right arrow to continue.
  4. Browse to the .txt file that you exported and click Import.
  5. A dialog box for mapping fields appears. Do one of the following:
  • If you are importing from another Entourage email client, your fields should be mapped automatically; click Import.
  • If you are importing from another email client, verify that your fields are mapped correctly, and then click Import.
  1. Your contacts are imported into your Address book.

Last Updated: 2/17/12