How to Quickly Export the Details of All Members in an Outlook Contact Group to Excel

By default, you can only see the member names and email addresses in a contact group. If you wish to get the members’ other details, you can use the way introduced in this article.

When you double click a contact group to open it, in its window, you can only see the group members’ names and email addresses. You are unable to get members’ other details, like company, job title, phone number or business address, etc. In general, to get these details, you have to find the contacts corresponding to the members in your Contacts folder manually. It’s too troublesome. Here we will show you a piece of VBA code, which can quickly export these details to an Excel workbook.

Quickly Export the Details of All Members in an Outlook Contact Group to Excel

Export the Details of All Members in a Contact Group to Excel

  1. To start with, launch your Outlook application.
  2. Then you should press “Alt + F11” key shortcuts in the main Outlook window.
  3. Next in the new “Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications” window, you need to open a not-in-use module or directly insert a new module.
  4. Subsequently, copy and paste the following VBA code into this module.
Sub ExportMemberContactDetailsToExcel()
    Dim objContactGroup As Outlook.DistListItem
    Dim objGroupMember As Outlook.recipient
    Dim objContacts As Outlook.Items
    Dim objFoundContact As Outlook.ContactItem
    Dim objExcelApp As Excel.Application
    Dim objExcelWorkBook As Excel.Workbook
    Dim objExcelWorkSheet As Excel.Worksheet
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim nRow As Integer
    Dim strFilename As String
    Set objContactGroup = Application.ActiveExplorer.Selection(1)
    'Create a new Excel workbook
    Set objExcelApp = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
    Set objExcelWorkBook = objExcelApp.Workbooks.Add
    Set objExcelWorkSheet = objExcelWorkBook.Worksheets(1)
    'Set the seven column headers
    With objExcelWorkSheet
         .Cells(1, 1) = "Name"
         .Cells(1, 2) = "Email Address"
         .Cells(1, 3) = "Company"
         .Cells(1, 4) = "Job Title"
         .Cells(1, 5) = "Phone Number"
         .Cells(1, 6) = "Mailing Address"
         .Cells(1, 7) = "Birthday"
    End With
    Set objContacts = Application.Session.GetDefaultFolder(olFolderContacts).Items.Restrict("[Email1Address]>''")
    nRow = 2
    For i = 1 To objContactGroup.MemberCount
        Set objGroupMember = objContactGroup.GetMember(i)
        strFilter = "[Email1Address] = '" & objGroupMember.Address & "'"
        Set objFoundContact = objContacts.Find(strFilter)
        If Not (objFoundContact Is Nothing) Then
           'Input the Contact Details
           With objExcelWorkSheet
                .Cells(nRow, 1) = objFoundContact.FullName
                .Cells(nRow, 2) = objFoundContact.Email1Address
                .Cells(nRow, 3) = objFoundContact.CompanyName
                .Cells(nRow, 4) = objFoundContact.JobTitle
                .Cells(nRow, 5) = objFoundContact.BusinessTelephoneNumber
                .Cells(nRow, 6) = objFoundContact.MailingAddress
             If objFoundContact.Birthday = #1/1/4501# Then
                .Cells(nRow, 7) = ""
                .Cells(nRow, 7) = objFoundContact.Birthday
             End If
           End With
           With objExcelWorkSheet
               .Cells(nRow, 1) = objGroupMember.Name
               .Cells(nRow, 2) = objGroupMember.Address
           End With
       End If
       nRow = nRow + 1
    'Fit the columns
    'Change the Path as per where you want to save the new Excel file
    strFilename = "E:\" & objContactGroup.DLName & " Member Contact Details.xlsx"
    'Save the Excel workbook
    objExcelWorkBook.Close True, strFilename
    MsgBox ("Complete!")
End Sub

VBA Code - Export the Details of All Members in an Outlook Contact Group to Excel Workbook

  1. After that, for convenient check, you can add the new VBA project to Quick Access Toolbar or ribbon.
  2. Later set your Outlook macro security level to low.
  3. Ultimately, you can have a try.
  • First, select a contact group.
  • Then press the macro button in Quick Access Toolbar or ribbon.Run the New Macro
  • Immediately, the macro will run.
  • When it finishes, you will get a prompt of “Complete!”
  • After that, you can go to the predefined destination local folder, in which you can find a new Excel file.
  • Open it, you’ll see the group members’’ contact details like the following screenshot:Exported Member Details

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