Download and install Business Contact Manager for Outlook

Business Contact Manager for Outlook helps small businesses build, track, and grow relationships with customers.

It is available by download only.

How to get it

If you purchased a previous version of a Microsoft Office suite or a standalone edition of Microsoft Outlook that included Business Contact Manager, you can download Business Contact Manager for Outlook at no additional cost. You can also download Business Contact Manager for Outlook if you purchased one of the following the following products.

  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010 or Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013

  • Microsoft Office Professional

  • Microsoft Outlook 2010 (stand-alone edition) or Microsoft Outlook 2013 (stand-alone edition)

Important    Other requirements do apply. See the Download Business Contact Manager for Outlook web page for more information and to download Business Contact Manager for Outlook. Also see the Business Contact Manager Team Blog for additional information.

Business Contact Manager for Outlook, is also available through Volume Licensing. See the Office 2013 Volume Licensing Suites Comparison for more information.

Note    If you are upgrading from a version of Business Contact Manager installed with Microsoft Outlook 2007, visit the Download Business Contact Manager for Outlook web page and follow the instructions.

If you are upgrading from a version of Business Contact Manager installed with Microsoft Outlook 2010, visit Office.com and follow the instructions.

What you can do with Business Contact Manager for Outlook

Tip   For users of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, or Word 2010    After Business Contact Manager for Outlook 2010 is installed, you can link the various types of files to your Business Contact Manager for Outlook records.

Using Business Contact Manager for Outlook can help you run your small business more effectively. You can:

  • Create separate Business Contact records for people you do business with.

  • Create Account records for companies you do business with, and link your Business Contact records to the Account records.

  • Customize Business Contact Manager forms to suit your business.

  • Track new leads or Opportunities as they develop into customers or vendors.

  • Create and track Business Projects, and assign project tasks to other members of your team.

  • Create, promote, and track marketing activities for the most effective use of your resources towards building a more profitable business.

  • Link communication history items which include business notes, phone logs, tasks, e-mail messages, appointments, and files to your Account, Business Contact, and Lead records.

  • Share all this data with selected team members, and take your data with you on a portable computer. Update the data as you meet with customers or vendors on the road, and synchronize the information the next time you connect to the main database.

  • Install Business Contact Manager for Outlook on a remote server see Manage your Business Contact Manager database on a server.

Note   Business Contact Manager for Outlook doesn’t work with Microsoft Office Accounting. Integration with Office Accounting isn’t supported.

Warning    If you install a trial version of Microsoft Office 2013 and decide to go back to an earlier version of Microsoft Office, back up your data first. You will need to save a copy of your Business Contact Manager database in order to see any changes you made while using the trial version. For complete instructions, see Go back to an earlier version of Business Contact Manager and Microsoft Office.

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Applies To: Outlook 2013, Outlook 2010



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