Backup Contacts from Outlook 2003

This page will provide easy steps to backup all contacts and other attributes from Outlook 2003 PST file if you have ever failed to do so before. Outlook 2003 is one of the best email clients that saves emails, rules, notes, signatures, tasks, etc. along with contacts on various platforms. Contacts are most important data stored in MS Outlook 2003 by saving email address, contact numbers, company details and so on. However, if you have created backup of PST file on any reliable storage device then it is very simple to retain entire Outlook 2003 items including contacts to overcome accidental loss or deletion of items from PST file.

Here are few situations causing loss of contacts and other attributes from Outlook 2003 PST:

  • Frequent termination of Outlook 2003 before finishing the task could lead to PST file corruption and missing of contacts from it
  • Following improper method to reconfigure Outlook 2003 will block your access to contacts present in PST file
  • While migrating Outlook from older version to newer one, there is chance of damaging PST if file is not imported or exported properly
  • Suspicious malware infection on Windows HDD can sometimes infect Outlook 2003 PST file, conversely resulting in unreadability of contacts and other attributes from file
  • OS errors, malfunctioning of MS 2003 Outlook due to wrong Windows OS updates, etc. can become major cause for PST corruption

To avert loss of important contacts and other attributes from Outlook 2003 PST file in above listed scenarios, one should continuously backup PST contacts in safe location. The process of taking backup of PST contacts requires some special skills otherwise may lead to disaster. Hence, it is better to use some prominent tool to backup Outlook 2003 contacts and other items with ease.

Application to backup contacts from Outlook 2003 PST:

Yodot Backup Outlook PST is the eminent program to easily backup contacts and other items from Outlook 2003 PST file on Windows computer. It can automatically backup PST file at scheduled date and time. Apart from contacts, user can backup emails, attachments, calendars, tasks, rules, signatures, alerts, address book, Profile settings, etc. individually. It can restore and migrate Outlook Profiles between two computers or two versions of MS Outlook application apart from backup. It can backup PST file from different versions of MS Outlook like 2000, 2007, 2010, 2013 and Office 365, along with Outlook 2003. The software helps to backup Outlook PST file on Windows computer running with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 OS.

Procedure to backup contacts from Outlook 2003:

  • Download Yodot Backup Outlook PST utility on your Windows computer and install it
  • After launching the software, wait for main screen to display three options – ‘Backup’, ‘Restore’ and ‘Migrate’
  • Click on ‘Backup’ option and next window shows two sub choices like 'Smart Backup' and 'Advance Backup'
  • Choose ‘Smart Backup’ option to backup complete PST file along with Profile settings
  • Else select ‘Advance Backup’ option and choose required items that should be considered for backup
  • Mention desired destination location to save this backup file and finish the process

Useful Suggestion:

  • Keep backup of PST file contacts in safe location to avoid data loss due to PST file corruption
  • Do not erase any items from Outlook 2003 PST file using Shift + Delete keys combination before creating backup