How to sync my icloud contacts to my outlook installed on my mac


I would like to sync my icloud contacts with outlook 2016 installed on my Mac.
Can someone help me providing step by step please. i spend hours reading tutorial but it was a failure. the best would be to find someone in my same situation who is using it.

thank you,
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Do you use iTunes on your MAC?  If so connect your device (iPhone?) to iTunes, look in iTunes Info so that you can see the Outlook Information.

Now look in Contacts and make sure Contacts are point to iCloud and not to Outlook.
ItaliabellaAuthor Commented:
John I need to try. I have never done it. So you are saying that in order to transfer all my contacts that are in iCloud I am going to use the iPhone, connecting it to iTunes and then what ?
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I have not seen Outlook contacts go to iCloud except to sync to an iPhone.

If you are not syncing to iPhone, then just backup up your MAC computer and iCloud need not enter into it.

If you are syncing to an iPhone then set contacts in iTunes to sync to iCloud.

The above works. If there is a way to just sync Outlook contacts to iCloud, I am not familiar with it.
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ItaliabellaAuthor Commented:
John thank you for sharing your knowledge as usual
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Here is a screen shot of iTunes Outlook Sync. I use Outlook Contacts, but you can set it here for iCloud.


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ItaliabellaAuthor Commented:
John I had to resolve tis quickly :) i bought a software and i was able to do it :).

thank you so much for your detailed info.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome and I am always happy to help you.
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