Thursday, November 7, 2013

Exporting Outlook Contacts Into CSV Files

Did you know that you could move your Outlook contacts? That’s right; in Outlook 2007 and 2010 you can export contacts from your Outlook address book and copy them into another address book, spreadsheet, web mail application or databases. Exporting these into a file and saving that in a format which is understood by most standard email programs, helps with the process.

Comma Separated Values are the most preferred file format, however if you wish to access the same contacts in another copy of Outlook, it is better to use .pst as export format. For other services use CSV files.

Exporting contacts from Outlook address book to CSV file in Outlook 2010
  • Open your MS Outlook application.
  • Click on the File tab on the top left corner of the Outlook window.
  • Click on the Options button then select the Advanced tab.
  • In the Export section click on Export.
  • When the Import and Export Wizard opens click on Export to a file and then click on Next.
  • In the section Create a file of type, select the type of export you want to carry out and click Next. Comma Separated values or CSV file is the most preferred way. Select this.
  • In Select Folder to export from option select the contact folder which you would like to export, and click Next.
  • Click on the Browse option under Save exported file as and then choose a destination folder. Type a name for the file in the File name box.
  • Click on Next in the Export to a File dialog box.
  • Click on the Finish button. All your contacts have been transferred into another file as Comma Separated Values.
  • Exporting contacts from Outlook address book to CSV file in Outlook 2007
  • Open your Outlook 2007 application and choose the Import and Export option in the File menu.
  • Ensure that you highlight Export to a file and select the Next option.
  • Choose the file format in which you wish to save the Outlook contacts. Select CSV as your file format and click on Next.
  • Using browse button select a memory location for your CSV file, and give it an appropriate name. All your exported contacts will appear in this location, in the CSV file format.
  • Click on Next and then click Finish to complete the process.
Now your Outlook contacts have been saved in a CSV file on your computer. You can access this file or copy it and access them on a different computer’s Outlook. If you have any issues contact Outlook help desk for further assistance with your problems.

Sending Mails In Outlook Express

The email client from Microsoft called Outlook Express does wonders, and it is used by tons of people all over the globe. The primary task of sending and receiving messages can be completed with ease. By following the below Outlook Express help guidelines, the Outlook Express can be easily configured, and you will be able to send and receive messages with the Outlook Express.

  • From any email service provider, sign up for the service and make a note of the username, password, POP3 server, SMTP server and any other details the email service provider gives. These details are required to setup POP3 email service in the Outlook Express.
  • Either access the Outlook Express from the Start menu that is present in the taskbar, or launch the Outlook Express by double clicking the desktop shortcut icon. From the different menus that are available in Outlook Express, choose the Tools menu and click on Email Accounts. The check box corresponding to add a new email account has to be check marked and select the Next button. Below the server type, choose POP3 and select Next again.
  • Below the Internet Email Settings, enter your name, username, password, SMTP mail server, POP3 mail server all of which that you had earlier made a note. The Test Account Settings button has to be selected to see that if the details entered are correct. Choose the Next button and select the Finish option.
  • In the top left corner of the Outlook Express, the New Mail Message button will be present. Select it and a window will open.
  • In the To filed, enter the email address of the person to whom you wish to send the email. In the Subject filed, enter the subject of the message and in the body of the window, enter the message that you want to send, and in order to send the message, select the Send button.
By following the Outlook Express help guidelines, you can easily send messages with the Outlook Express. If you have trouble understanding the guidelines, or if you require any professional help in sending messages in Outlook Express, you may visit the Microsoft tech support. The Microsoft tech support provides the best assistance for all your Outlook Express needs. The highly trained and skilled representatives at tech support are available round the clock and cater to the needs of the customers.

How To Troubleshoot Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the go-to solution for help with their work, to most of the people. Home users as well as business users utilize this gem of an application. Well, like all other software and applications that are in the market, Outlook also faces problems. Problems like Microsoft Outlook cannot start, and other problems, have been a cause of concern for many users. By following the below provided tips, the Outlook problems can be tackled.

  • Exit from all applications and programs, shut down the system, and restart the system. This is supposed to straighten out the Outlook issues, if it is suffering from small niggles.
  • Check if the antivirus tool that is installed in your system is scanning Outlook. As if the antivirus tool has found any infections in Outlook or in the emails, access to Outlook may not be possible. So only, after the scan completes, try to access Outlook.
  • Make use of the System Restore to work with Outlook at an earlier date, when Outlook was working properly. In order to perform a System Restore, click on the Start button that is present in the extreme bottom left of the taskbar, and the Start menu will pop up. Enter System Restore in the Search bar, and tap the Enter key. Now access the program, choose a date that you remember when Outlook was working fine, and then follow the required instructions.
  • In order to send and receive emails you need to be connected to the internet. To know whether you are connected to the internet, click on the Start button, and the Start menu will pop up. Now choose Control Panel. Choose the Networks And Internet, and choose the Network Sharing Center. Now you will be able to see if you are connected to the internet. If you see that, you are not connected, unplug the modem, and after a small duration, plug it back in and restart your system, and you can see that you will be connected to the internet.
  • If you have error messages that pop up, what that means is that, default gateway may not be configured properly. Now visit the Microsoft support page and at the bottom of the page, a Fix This For Me option will be present. Choose it in order to download a wizard that will solve the problem of the error messages popping up.
By following these tips, Microsoft Outlook cannot start and other Outlook problems can easily be solved.