Outlook 2013 | 2010 – Export Auto Fill / Auto Complete data


This document will assist with the locating and saving a AutoFill / AutoComplete file in Outlook 2013.

Note: This document will help you locate the auto complete Stream_Autocomplete file associate with your Outlook account, for outlook 2010 and Outlook 2013 using Windows 7 and 8/8.1. The path where the file is stored is C:\Users\*username*\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook\RoamCache. Below are directions on how to find this file.

*Show Hidden Files and Folders*

How to locate and save the “Auto Complete file” in Outlook 2010/2013 for Windows 7/8.1.

    1. Open Start Menu.
      • Win 7: Select the Windows Start Button.
      • Win 8/8.1: Press the Start Button on your keyboard to launch the Windows 8 tile menu or hover your cursor toward the lower left corner of your window to make the Start Button appear.
Windows 7 Windows 8/8.1
Windows7Startbutton Windows 8 Start button
    1. Double-click on Computer if using Windows 7, for Windows 8/8.1 users type Computer and select the Computer tile
      • Windows 7

Windows 7 Computer folder

      • Windows 8/8.1

Computertile

    1. Double-click on Local disk C:

Windows 8 Local Disk C

  1. Double-click on Users folder.

Users folder

    1. Double-click on Username of the target user.

Users Profile

    1. Double-click on the AppData folder.
      • Must have administrative privileges

AppData folder

    1. Double-click on the Local folder.

Local folder

    1. Double-click on Microsoft folder.

Microsoft folder

    1. Double-click on Outlook.

Outlook folder

    1. Double-click on RoamCache.

RoamingCache folder

    1. The file that starts with Stream_Autocomplete_**** contains the Autocomplete file used in Office 2013.

Stream_AutoComplete File>

  1. Save this file to a flash drive or other media target and use it to import the Auto Complete names into another Outlook 2013 account.
  2. To import first rename any existing autocomplete file to autocompletexxx.old Then you must rename the newly imported file to match the existing file name in the target location.

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