In order to ensure you always have a copy of the notes you create in Outlook, follow the steps below.



  1. Open Outlook, browse to the Notes section and click on it.

  2. Now click on File, select Open & Export then click Import/Export


  3. An Import and Export wizard opens, select Export to a File


  4. Select Comma Separated Values from next screen.

  5. Scroll down to Notes, highlight Notes and click Next.
  6. Click Browse and save your exported file to a folder location. Preferably your I Drive (home drive).

  7. The final screen allows you to Map Custom Fields. In the To: box, click and drag Priority to the top of the list. Move Note Body under Priority and click OK.

  8. Click Finish and you have exported a copy of your Notes.

To import your notes back in to Outlook on your current or new PC follow these steps.

  1. Open Outlook and go to the Import and Export wizard again, select Import from another program and file option.

  2. Select Comma Separated Values and click Next.

  3. Browse to the folder (where you backed up the Notes folder to), select the exported Notes file and click Next.

  4. Highlight Notes under the "Select destination folder" box and click Next.

  5. Click Finish and your Notes are imported back into Outlook.