According to a study released by the Email Marketing Reports website, over a billion computer users have a registered email account with either Gmail, Yahoo Mail or Windows Live Mail. These Web-based email clients, as well as desktop email programs such as Outlook, allow you to keep track of the incoming and outgoing emails tied to your account, and keep track of your email contacts in a digital address book. You can also print these contacts, though the steps for doing so vary depending on your client.
Launch Outlook and click the "Contacts" tab in the navigation pane. Click the "Address Cards" option beneath the Current View heading. Click the "View" menu and move your cursor over the "Arrange By" option. Move your cursor over the "Current View" option and select "Customize Current View." Place a checkmark next to the contact information you want to print, then click the "View" menu and move your cursor over the "Arrange By" option. Move your cursor over the "Current View" option and select "Phone List." Click the "File" menu and select "Print" to print the Outlook email contacts.
Launch Thunderbird and click the "Address Book" option. Click the "Tools" menu, select "Export," type a name for the file in the space provided, then select the "Comma Separated (.csv)" option from the "File type" drop-down menu. Click the "Export" button to export the contacts. Double-click the CSV file to open the file in the computer's default text editor, click the "File" menu and select the "Print" option to print the contacts.
Log in to your Gmail account. Click the "Gmail" drop-down menu on the left of the screen and select the "Contacts" option. Click the "More" drop-down menu above your list of contacts, then select "Print..." and click the "All Contacts" radio button. Click "Print" to print the email contact list.
Windows Live Mail
Launch Windows Live Mail and select the "Contacts" option in the navigation pane. Click the "File" menu and select the "Export" option. Select the CSV format from the "Format" drop-down menu, type a name for the file in the space provided and click the "Save" button to save the file. Double-click the CSV file to open the file in the computer's default text editor, click the "File" menu and select the "Print" option to print the contacts.
When you send an email to someone, his contact information is not added to your contact list unless you have your email client configured to do so automatically. Only contacts who are added manually appear in your contact list and, therefore, only contacts you've added manually are printed when you print your email contact list. Double-check your contact list to make all of your contacts are present, and manually add any absent contacts before printing.
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