This guide provides step by step instruction on how to export your Outlook 2003 or 2007 contacts to a CSV file, the format most common for transferring your contact database information from one system to another. If you require any assistance, please don't hesitate to submit a help ticket by clicking the "New Ticket" button above.
Open Outlook if it's not already open. You can find Outlook by clicking the Start button in the lower left corner of your screen and selecting "All Programs," then "Microsoft Office," then "Microsoft Office Outlook."
- Click the "File" menu at the top of the screen and select "Import and Export..."
Select the "Export to a file" option and click "Next."
Select the "Comma Separated Values (DOS)" option and click "Next."
Select the contacts group you wish to export and then click "Next." You can simply click the "Contacts" option that Outlook defaults to, or you can select a custom group if you have one. You cannot export multiple groups at the same time.
Click the "Browse" button to open a window where you can select the location to save the CSV file. You can save the file anywhere you want. Be sure to save it somewhere easy to locate when you are ready to email the file to marketing.
- Click "Finish" to begin the export.
- If you're sending the information to the marketing department, once the export is finished, create a new message in Outlook and attache the CSV file you just saved.
- Send the email with te CSV attached to firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com for processing.