Outlook - How to save your address book (WAB file)?

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Outlook - How to save your address book (WAB file)?

How to backup the address book of MIcrosoft Outlook?

Method 1

  • By default the address book is saved .wab format. You can try to search for all files with the .wab extension.
  • You can also get the location of the address book at the following registry key:
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\WAB\WAB4\Wab File Name

Method 2

  • Launch Microsoft Outlook (or Outlook Express)
  • Open the address book (or simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + B) and then go to File > Export > Address Book (WAB)
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