Export email messages, contacts, and other items from Outlook 2016 for Mac

An archive file in Outlook 2016 for Mac is a .olm file that you can save to any location on your Mac or on a different machine for safekeeping. You can export your email, contacts, calendars, tasks, or notes to the .olm archive file. Here's how:

  1. On the Tools tab, choose Export.

    On the Tools tab, click Export.

  2. In the Export to Archive File (.olm) box, check the items you want to export, and choose Continue.

    Check the items you want to export.

  3. In the Save As box, under Favorites, choose the Downloads folder, and click Save.

    Save the archive file as an .olm.

  4. Once your data has been exported, you'll get a notification and you'll choose Finish.

I want to export to iCloud or to some other type of archive file

The only export option available at this time is the .olm archive file. To request additional export options, visit the Outlook Suggestion Box to leave your feedback. The Outlook team is actively monitoring this forum.

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Import email messages, contacts, and other items into Outlook 2016 for Mac

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