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Restore Outlook Address Book Contacts

This article will guide you through removing an old or corrupted contacts list/ Outlook address book and replacing it.

1. Open Outlook

2. On the Tools menu, click E-mail Accounts.
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3. Select “View or change existing directories or address books”, click “Next”.

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4. Highlight “Outlook Address Book”, and click the “Remove” button.

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5. To confirm removal of the address book, click “Yes”.

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6. Click the “Add” button

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7. Select “Additional Address Books”, and click “Next”

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8. Highlight “Outlook Address Book”, click “Next”.

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9. Click “OK”.

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10. Click “Finish”.

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11. Right click on “Contacts” and select “Properties”.

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12. Select the “Outlook Address Book” tab, and check the box “Show this folder as an e-mail”, click “OK”

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Your contacts will now be accessible once again through the address book.

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