How to Export a Global Address List to a CSV

With Microsoft Access, you can import and save your Global Address List as a Comma Separated Values (CSV) file. CSV files can be opened with any spreadsheet software, such as Excel, or imported into another email program or service like Gmail or Yahoo Mail with a few simple steps.

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Open Microsoft Access and click "File" at the top menu bar.

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Go down to "Get External Data" and choose "Import."

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Select "Exchange()" in the drop-down menu next to "Files of type:" to open the Import/Exchange/Outlook wizard.

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Browse to "Address Books." Find the "Global Address List" and select it. Press "Next."

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Select "In a New Table" and press "OK."

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Go to the top menu bar again and click on "File." Select "Save as..." and input a file name. Under file format, select "CSV." Click "Save."