Print Contacts

In Contacts, you can print a single contact or pages of contacts displayed as cards or in phone lists. Several choices are available in the Print dialog box, and you can also customize those styles.

What do you want to do?

Print one contact

Print all your contacts

Print a subset of your contacts

Print one contact

  1. In Contacts, in the Navigation Pane, click the contacts folder that contains the contact that you want to print.

  2. Double-click the contact to open it.

  3. Click the File tab.

  4. Click Print.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • Click Print.

    • Select the styles and options that you want.

      • Under Settings, click the style that you want. A preview is shown in the Preview Pane. When you are ready to print, click Print.

      • To change the font, heading or other settings of the style that you want, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print style, click Define Styles. Click Print.

      • If you want to specify individual pages or sets of pages to be printed, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print range, click the options that you want. Click Print.

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Print all your contacts

  1. In Contacts, in the Navigation Pane, click the contacts folder that you want to print.

  2. Click the File tab.

  3. Click Print.

  4. Do one of the following:

    • Click Print.

    • Select the styles and options that you want.

      • Under Settings, click the style that you want. A preview is shown in the Preview Pane. When you are ready to print, click Print.

      • To change the font, heading or other settings of the style that you want, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print style, click Define Styles. Click Print.

      • If you want to specify individual pages or sets of pages to be printed, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print range, click the options that you want. Click Print.

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Print a subset of your contacts

Printing a subset of your contacts requires that you filter your contacts first. After your contacts are filtered, the printing steps are the same as if you are printing all contacts.

  1. In Contacts, in the Navigation Pane, click the contacts folder that contains contacts that you want to print.

  2. On the View tab, in the Current View group, click View Settings.

    View Settings command on the ribbon

  3. Click Filter, and then use the options to display only those contacts you want to print.

  4. Click OK on the Filter and Advanced View Settings dialog boxes.

  5. Click the File tab.

  6. Click Print.

  7. Do one of the following:

    • Click Print.

    • Select the styles and options that you want.

      • Under Settings, click the style that you want. A preview is shown in the Preview Pane. When you are ready to print, click Print.

      • To change the font, heading or other settings of the style that you want, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print style, click Define Styles. Click Print.

      • If you want to specify individual pages or sets of pages to be printed, under Printer, click Print Options, and then on the Print dialog box, under Print range, click the options that you want. Click Print.

To reset the contacts view back the default, on the View tab, in the Current View group, click Reset View.

Note    Because of the numerous printers available, Microsoft cannot help you troubleshoot issues with your specific printer. For troubleshooting information for your printer, see the manufacturer's manual or Web site.

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Applies To: Outlook 2010



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