How to Export Suggested Contacts in Outlook 2010?

Usually, user sends email messages to people who are not in Outlook contacts at initial stages. When you need to find that person’s contact information later suggested contacts plays a major role.

Suggested contact is a new feature in Outlook 2010, which helps you to find people to whom you have sent mails previously. It will automatically keep track of every sender’s contact information which is not in your Outlook contacts list. You can see Suggested contacts as a temporary catch under Contacts Folder. Suggested Contacts folder won’t allow you to edit contacts from it, but you can move contacts from it to Contacts Folder. But, some situations will force you to export Suggested Contacts from Outlook 2010; as in:

  • While upgrading Outlook version to any higher version
  • Formatting system hard drive, where all essential data has to be preserved in some other location on other drive

The task of exporting Suggested Contacts can be done easily in two ways. First way is, by following below steps:

Go to File-> Open-> Click on “Import”-> Under Import and Export wizard click on “Export to File”-> Click on “Next”-> click on Outlook data file(.pst) -> Next -> Select “Suggested Contacts” ->click on “Next”->Click on “Browse” button to specify the path and choose appropriate option -> then click on “Finish” button

If you are unable to export Outlook Suggested Contacts by applying above method then you can do this task by using some specific third party software. To know which software can efficiently complete this task, go through below information.

Software to move suggested contacts in Outlook 2010:

Use Yodot Backup Outlook PST software to export Suggested Contacts in Outlook 2010 easily. Due to its user friendly interface, even non-technical user can do this task simply. By using schedule option of this application, you can automate backup process. To backup large sized Outlook data you can split the file into multiple segments. This utility is providing different back up option, for example if you want to take backup of entire Outlook profile, then you can use “Smart Backup” option, otherwise you can select “Advanced Backup” to backup selected items such as emails, Personal folders, tasks, Notes, Contacts, Journals, etc. This program can support different versions of Outlook such as 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. More to this, it will assist to move MS Office Outlook profiles to latest Office 365. It is compatible with all versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

Procedure to transfer Microsoft Outlook 2010 Suggested Contacts:

  • First Install Yodot Backup Outlook PST software on a Windows system
  • Then run the installed application ( Before running the tool exit Outlook if it is opened)
  • First screen of this tool will come up with three options such as “Backup” , “Restore” and “Migrate”, click on “Backup” option to take backup of Suggested Contacts
  • Next screen of this software will display two sub options namely “Smart Backup” and “Advanced Backup”
  • Click on “Advanced Backup” option to backup Suggested Contacts and finish the process

Suggestions!!

  • Contact 24x7 technical support team for any kind of queries
  • Maintain multiple copies of PST file to prevent data loss situations
  • Follow above mentioned settings properly while taking backup of Suggested Contacts