Outlook 2013 - Export Auto Fill / Auto Complete data

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This document will assist with the locating and saving a AutoFill / AutoComplete file in Outlook 2013.

Note: This document will help you locate the auto complete Stream_Autocomplete file associate with your Outlook account, for Outlook 2013 using Windows 7 and 8/8.1. The path where the file is stored is C:\Users\*username*\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache. Below are directions on how to find this file.

*Show Hidden Files and Folders*

How to locate and save the "Auto Complete file" in Outlook 2013 for Windows.

  1. Open Start Menu.

    • Win 7: Select the Windows Start Button.

    • Win 8/8.1: Press the Start Button on your keyboard to launch the Windows 8 tile menu or hover your cursor toward the lower left corner of your window to make the Start Button appear.

    • Windows 7   Windows 8/8.1
      Windows 7 Start button   Windows 8 Start button
  2. Double-click on Computer if using Windows 7, for Windows 8/8.1 users type Computer and select the Computer tile

    • Windows 7

    • Windows 7 Computer folder

    • Windows 8/8.1

    • Computertile

  3. Double-click on Local disk C:

  4. Windows 8 Local Disk C

  5. Double-click on Users folder.

  6. Users folder

  7. Double-click on Username of the target user.

  8. Users Profile

  9. Double-click on the AppData folder.

    • Must have administrative privileges
  10. AppData folder

  11. Double-click on the Local folder.

  12. Local folder

  13. Double-click on Microsoft folder.

  14. Microsoft folder

  15. Double-click on Outlook.

  16. Outlook folder

  17. Double-click on RoamCache.

  18. RoamingCache folder

  19. The file that starts with Stream_Autocomplete_**** contains the Autocomplete file used in Office 2013.

  20. Stream_AutoComplete File>

  21. Save this file to a flash drive or other media target and use it to import the Auto Complete names into another Outlook 2013 account.

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Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-03-25 15:41 CDTUpdated:2017-06-22 08:22 CDT
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