Outlook office 365 transfer

Surveyor01

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My laptop died. Can access the odd file with difficulty. Buying new laptop. How do I manage to transfer the outlook address book folder to new computer. The email folder is no problem as it's IMAP so easy to import. The address book folder contains about 100 + record cards of contact details. Help please!
 

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Just copy the PST file to a external device and then import it within Outlook on the new machine.

There is NO need in doing a export on the old machine, just copy the pst file.
 

Surveyor01

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Just copy the PST file to a external device and then import it within Outlook on the new machine.

There is NO need in doing a export on the old machine, just copy the pst file.
I understood that .pst file was for earlier versions. It's now something similar to ODT?
 

DaveA

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PST is for a POP type of an account and OST is for IMAP type of an account.
They are about the same age!

Note: I use only PST as I do not sync email and etc. with other devices.
 

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I haven't tried this but OST file should have the contacts.
 

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