Export contacts from Outlook.com to a CSV file

Follow the instructions below to export your contacts from Outlook.com.

  1. Sign in to Outlook.com.

  2. At the bottom of the navigation pane, select People.

    A screenshot of the People button

  3. At the top of the page, select Manage > Export.

    A screenshot of the Manage button

  4. Choose to export all contacts or only contacts from a specific folder, and then select Export.

    A screenshot of the Export button

    Note: You can't export individual contacts, but you can export all contacts from a specific folder (for example, only Skype contacts).

  5. At the bottom of the page, select Save and "contacts.csv" will be saved in your default Downloads folder. To choose where you want to save the .csv file, select the arrow next to Save and select Save as.

    A screenshot of the Save as button

Now that your contacts are copied to a .csv file, you can import them into other versions of Outlook .

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Import and export Outlook email, contacts, and calendar

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