How to Batch Reset the Styles of Multiple Contacts’ Business Cards in Outlook

If you would like to reset the styles of many contacts’ business cards, you had better utilize a more effective way instead of resetting one by one. This article will share you such a quick means.

Outlook allows users to design their contacts’ business cards to their likes, shown as my previous article – “How to Design Your Favorite Business Card in Outlook”. If, afterwards, you want to change all these custom business cards to the default style, you can use the following method.

Batch Reset the Styles of Multiple Contacts' Business Cards in Outlook

Batch Reset the Styles of Multiple Contacts’ Business Cards

  1. For a start, launch your Outlook application.
  2. Then, after entering Outlook window, press “Alt + F11” key buttons.
  3. Subsequently, you will get access to VBA editor window, in which you need to open an unused module.
  4. Next, copy and paste the following VBA code into this module.
Sub BatchResetMultipleContactsBusinessCards()
    Dim objSelection As Outlook.Selection
    Dim objItem As Object
    Dim objContact As Outlook.ContactItem
    Dim i As Long
    'Get all the selected contacts
    Set objSelection = Outlook.Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection
    i = 0
    For Each objItem In objSelection
        If TypeOf objItem Is ContactItem Then
           Set objContact = objItem
           'Reset the contact business cards
           i = i + 1
        End If
    'Prompt you of the resetting results
    MsgBox i & " contacts' business cards have been reset!", vbExclamation + vbOKOnly, "Reset Business Cards"
End Sub

VBA Code - Batch Reset the Styles of Multiple Contacts' Business Cards

  1. After that, you could exit the current “Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications” window by clicking on the “X” icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Later, you should go to “File” menu and click “Options”.
  3. Then, in the subsequent “Outlook Options” window, switch to “Quick Access Toolbar” tab.
  4. Next, add the new macro to Quick Access Toolbar.
  5. Finally, you can try this macro.
  • Firstly, turn to “Contacts” area and access a Contacts folder.
  • Then, select the source contacts whose business cards you would like to reset. Or press “Ctrl + A” to select all contacts.
  • Next, trigger the macro by hitting the new macro button in Quick Access Toolbar.
  • When the macro finishes running, you will receive a message shown as the image below:Message
  • Now, you will see that the styles of all the selected contacts’ business cards have been reset.

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