Office 365 - (Outlook on the web | Outlook 2016 for Windows/MacOS) - Import/Export tasks

This document will provide instructions on how to import and export your tasks in Outlook on the web, Outlook 2016 for Windows, and Outlook 2016 for MacOS.


At this time, this feature is only available via an Outlook desktop client.

Importing tasks:

  1. On the top ribbon, click File > Open & Export.

    File button

  2. From the 'Open' menu, click Import/Export.

    Import/Export

  3. This will open the "Import and Export Wizard" window. Under the 'Choose an action to perform:' heading, highlight Import from another program or file and click Next >.

    Import from another program or file

  4. On the next screen, under the 'Select file type to import from:' heading, select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next >.
  5. Locate your PST file that you want to import, and click Open.

Exporting tasks:

  1. On the top ribbon, click File > Open & Export.

    File button

  2. From the 'Open' menu, click Import/Export.

    Import/Export

  3. This will open the "Import and Export Wizard" window. Under the 'Choose an action to perform:' heading, highlight Export to a file and click Next >.

    Export to a file

  4. On the next screen, under the 'Create a file of type:' heading, select Outlook Data File (.pst) and click Next >.
  5. The next screen allows you to select where you are exporting the data from. Highlight Tasks from the list, uncheck the box next to 'Include subfolders,' and click Next >.

    Export tasks

  6. On the next screen, click Browse to choose where you are saving the file. There are also options for exporting duplicates. When you are ready, click Finish to export the data.

Importing tasks:

  1. On the top menu bar, click File > Import....

    Import

  2. Choose the file format you want to import from the new window that appears, then click Continue.
  3. Select the data file you want to import, then click Import.

Exporting tasks:

  1. On the top menu bar, click File > Export....

    Export

  2. To export just task data, uncheck the boxes next to all categories besides 'Tasks'.

    Export tasks

  3. Click Continue to browse for a location to save the file. Click Save to export the data.



Keywords:microsoft ms office365 o365 load schedule plan todo list pst   Doc ID:72954
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2017-04-27 11:28 CDTUpdated:2017-06-08 13:23 CDT
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