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Exporting and Importing Contact Lists from Outlook

This document shows how to import and export Outlook contacts as an .olm file.

Directions for Exporting Contact List as an .olm file:

1. Assign your contact list a color or category.
2. Go to the Tools tab and choose Export.
Outlook Export
3. Select the category for the contact list and export the category only as an .olm file. 
Export contact group file
4. Once the file is exported, it is ready to be sent as an attachment.

Directions for importing an .olm file:

1. Once the file is received, the recipient must import the .olm file using the Import button under Tools.
Import .olm file
2. In the Import box, select Outlook for Mac archive file (.olm).  Hit Continue.
Import Outlook for Mac archive file (.olm)
3. Locate the .olm file and choose Import.
Note: imported items appear on the navigation panes under On My Computer, so make sure it is checked.




Keywords:export; import; group; Outlook; Mac; .olm; contacts; contacts list; archive file;   Doc ID:87806
Owner:Kristin S.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2018-11-16 14:06 CDTUpdated:2018-11-16 17:30 CDT
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