PowerTip: List Outlook Contacts with PowerShell

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to list contacts in Microsoft Outlook.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to programmatically connect to Outlook to get the Contacts list?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Connect by using ComObject, and select the objects you need:

$Outlook=NEW-OBJECT –comobject Outlook.Application

$Contacts=$Outlook.session.GetDefaultFolder(10).items

$Contacts | Format-Table FullName,MobileTelephoneNumber,Email1Address