Outlook shared contacts not updating
It took only a few minutes to export the contacts on the workhorse as an Outlook PST file and import the file to the backup and test PCs.
To export contacts from Outlook 20, click File Import.
Recently, a reader named Alan posed this question: I and my two associates use Microsoft Outlook for our sales contacts.
Right now we maintain three separate contact databases.
In the "File to import" window, click Browse and navigate to the PST file you exported in the previous step.
Choose the Contacts folder, check "Include subfolders," if necessary, select "Import items into the current folder," and click Finish.
The recipient is also alerted to the presence of duplicate entries and is given the option to view and resolve the conflicts.
The company also offers the Share Contacts program that syncs only Outlook contacts. The export/import approach to sharing Outlook contacts The three PCs in my home office have three different versions of Outlook installed.
The workhorse PC runs Outlook 2003 and has 414 contacts, the backup system uses Outlook 2007 and has only 42 entries in its contact list, and the test PC has a default installation of Outlook 2010 with zero contacts.
Depending on the size of the folder, it can take several minutes for the information to be packaged and delivered.
When the recipient (who must also have Share O installed) receives the folder, he is instructed to select a destination for it, or he may reject the folder.