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How to Export Contacts from Microsoft Outlook

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  • Get my data out of Microsoft Outlook
  • Migrate from Microsoft Outlook
  • Export from Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Outlook migration
  • Get data from Microsoft Outlook to Clio 


  • Microsoft Outlook 2016
  • Microsoft Outlook 2013
  • Microsoft Outlook 2010
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office 365

Additional Information:

Please note that the success of any data migration depends primarily on the quality of the data set provided to us. Before attempting to migrate your information into Clio, you should ensure that your data is consistently formatted, well organized, sufficiently backed up, and stored securely. If you are not certain, it is recommended that you consult with your Clio representative before proceeding.


Outlook 2016, 2013 on a PC

  1. Chose File in the top left corner
  2. Open & Export
  3. Import/Export
  4. Export to a File, click on Next
  5. Chose Comma Separated Value
  6. Chose Contacts in your Outlook folder, click on Next
  7. Choose Browse, name your file, and choose OK
  8. Confirm where your new contacts file will be saved on your computer, and choose Next.
  9. Choose Finish to start exporting your contacts immediately

Outlook 2010 on a PC

  1. At the top of your Outlook 2010 ribbon, choose the File tab
  2. Chose Options
  3. In the Outlook Options box, choose Advanced
  4. Under the Export section, choose Export
  5. In the Import and Export Wizard, select Export to a file, and then choose Next
  6. Chose Comma Separated Value (.csv), click Next
  7. Chose the Contact folder you want to export, click Next
  8. Under Save exported file as, click Browse and select a destination folder
  9. In the File name box, type a name for the file, click OK
  10. In the Export to a File dialog box, click Next
  11. Chose Finish

Outlook 2007 on a PC

  1. At the top of your ribbon choose File
  2. Choose Import and Export
  3. Select Export to a file, and then click Next
  4. Choose Comma Separated Value, and then click Next
  5. Scroll and chose the Contacts folder you want to export
  6. Choose Browse, type a name for the exported file, and then click OK
  7. Click Next
  8. Chose Finish

Microsoft Office 365

  1. Login to your Office 365 account
  2. Download the Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 or 2007 app to your computer
  3. Add your email account to the Outlook app
  4. Follow instructions above

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