Easy Way to Backup Outlook Contacts

If you are a Microsoft outlook user then you might have come across situation where your Outlook gets crashes suddenly. It will not respond at all. Even if you try to close it will not terminate. Then you have to abruptly terminate it by using task manager or forcing computer to shut down. In such situations there are chances that your PST file might get damaged. Next time when you open Outlook and try to send a message to your friend contacts is not opening at all! Now you will be worried even more when you find that all your contacts from address book too had gone.

This is because all your contacts, mails, calendar, notes, and task everything is stored in a centralized place called PST file. If it gets damaged due to any of the reason then you cannot access the outlook attributes. This is common scenario with many of the Outlook users. The only thing which saves you form such kind of situations is that taking proper backup of your contacts and other attributes you can do it by using in built option of MS Outlook that is "Import". But this option Outlook is not so promising one. It does not provide you sufficient features. Hence for that you have to use a third party application. Out of many such tools you can choose Email Backup software to backup Outlook contacts.

There are various reasons for Outlook PST file corruption. One main reason is virus infection. When viruses or malwares infect Outlook PST file, they cause corruption in PST file header, due to which user will not be able to access contacts and other Outlook attributes like mails, tasks, notes etc anymore. In such situations, this powerful tool to backup contacts stands beneficial to restore contacts and other Outlook data with utmost ease.

Whenever you format the hard disk of your computer or any kind of partition error occurs then the PST file stored on your computer might get deleted or damaged. In such conditions you cannot access the outlook attributes. There are some more reasons too which affects the MS Outlook. They are abrupt termination of Outlook, power surge, accidental deletion etc.

In all these situations you can use Email Backup tool to backup Outlook contacts on Windows 7 operating system and other versions of Windows like Windows XP/ Vista. With the help of this tool you easily backup emails from Outlook 2010 along with other versions of Windows like Microsoft Outlook 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2007 versions. With this tool you can create unlimited number of backup profiles on your system. Another major feature of this software is that you can split and save the backup file so as to manage the hard drive. Hence this tool is very essential in terms of business and home perspective to backup Outlook contacts or any other attributes securely. http://www.email-backup.org/ tells you easy way to migrate from one operating system to another.

Steps to backup Outlook contacts:

Step 1: Download the software and select "Backup" option on the main screen as shown in figure 1.

Backup Outlook Contacts - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the backup profile and you can schedule the time to take backup of your contacts as shown in figure 2.

Tool to Backup Contacts - Create or Select Backup Profile

Figure 2: Create or Select Backup Profile

Step 3: Once the process completes you will see the backup files as shown in figure 3.

Backup Contacts on Outlook - Backup Summary

Figure 3: Backup Summary