Viruses and hackers are always a menace to any kind of information, even if is an unimportant information, it’ll be risked if it comes in contact with any of the two, that’s way having a back-up of your crucial information safe I another kind of storage device is a must-have, specially if you hold really important and business information. You can do a back-up of almost anything nowadays, and we’re going to teach you a way of doing aback-up of your contact list.
Hotmail has many tools and features to offer, and a tool that will help you protect and back-up your contact list is one of the things you may expect it to have, specially if you have over 100 contacts and you don’t remember half of the Hotmail addresses you’ve in that list. To do a back-up of your contact list is really easy and a matter of clicks, and to start you must be logged-in to your Hotmail account. Now go to the Inbox and click on the “more options” label, which will appear if you click on the “Options” link that appears right below your name. A new page will load, and now you’ll look for the title called “Customizing you contacts”. Under this title you’ll see the option “Exporting contacts”, and if you click on it a new page will load. Now you can create your back-up in CSV format, but to do it you must enter the 8 characters shown in the picture. Once you’ve enter those characters, click on “Export” and the file will be created.
Now you’ve the back-up of your contact list right in your computer, whatever is the path you decided for it to be downloaded and saved. This will help you to keep the important information right were you need it, and if you save it on an external storage device, one that you can easily keep safe against physical damage, you’ll nothing to worry about.