Exporting email addresses from Outlook.com

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How do I export email addresses from Windows Live Hotmail or Outlook.com?

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Exporting email addresses from Outlook.com

You can export your contacts from Outlook.com (formally known as Hotmail.com) and get them ready for importing by following the instructions below.


To export contacts from Outlook.com:
  1. Login to your Outlook.com account.
  2. Click the down-arrow at the upper-left corner of your screen.
  3. Choose People.
  4. Click "Manage" in the menu bar.  
  5. Choose "Export".
  6. Save the file to your desktop.
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Now that you've exported the file, you'll want to format it so it can be imported into Constant Contact.
  1. Open the file in Excel. 
  2. Click on the header for column A to highlight the entire column.
  3. Click "Data" in the top menu.
  4. Click the Text to Columns button.
  5. Select "Delimited".
  6. Click Next.
  7. Put a check mark by "Comma". 
  8. Uncheck "Tab".
  9. Click Next.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. Save the file.
Now you're ready to import those contacts into Constant Contact.

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Outlook.com is not a Constant Contact product. Please refer to Microsoft's website for more information: http://support.microsoft.com.

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