How to Add My Sage ACT! Address Book to Microsoft Outlook 2010

How to Add My Sage ACT! Address Book to Microsoft Outlook 2010

You want to know how to add your ACT! Address Book to Microsoft Outlook 2010.

Important Note: Only Sage ACT! 2011, and later versions, are fully compatible with Microsoft Office 2010.  It is only  compatible with the 32-bit version of Office 2010, not the 64-bitversion.  ACT! by Sage 2010 is not designed to integrate with Outlook 2010, but  there is a workaround to achieve partial integration. For more information, please see the following Knowledgebase article:
ACT! by Sage Compatibility with Microsoft® Office 2010 Answer ID: 26713

To insure that the following changes in Outlook take place, both Outlook and Sage ACT! must be closed after the changes are made.
To add your Sage ACT! address book to Outlook 2010:

  1. Launch Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Click the File menu.
  3. Click Account Settings > Account Settings. The Account Setting – E-mail Account window opens.
  4. Click the Address Books tab. The Account Settings – Directories and Address Books window opens.
  5. In the Directories and Address Books window, click New.
  6. The Add New E-mail Account – Directory or Address Book Type window opens. Click Additional Address Books, and then click Next.
  7. The Add New E-mail Account – Other Address Book Types window opens. Click ACT! Address Bookand click Next.
  8. The Address Books dialog box opens, click Add.
  9. The Add/Edit Address Book dialog box opens. Click the Browse button to the right of the ACT! Database box and select the database that you would like to specify as an address book in Outlook. Enter the correct user name and password (if applicable) and click OK.
  10. Once the address book has been added successfully, the following message box appears:

    Click OK and the Address Books dialog box opens.

  11. The Address Books dialog box now shows the ACT! database that you choose to add to Outlook. If you would like to add additional address books, click Add and repeat steps seven through nine. You have the ability to add up to three address books. When you are done, click Close.
  12. The Add E-mail Account dialog box will appear, click Ok.
  13. Close Outlook.