Guide to Repair Entourage When You Cannot Add OR Edit Contacts in Address Book

By | August 17, 2016

Repair Entourage When You Cannot Add OR Edit Contacts in Address BookEntourage application is packed with lots of features that allow the user to store & manage contacts, tasks, calendars and many files very well. But this advance application gets failed sometime and display error message pr prevent user when trying to add or edit contacts in entourage address book.

This is very irritating situation which happens when database in the application gets damaged. If you are suffering with this issue then don’t worry, this article contains the complete guide through which you can repair entourage when you cannot add or edit contacts in address book with ease. This article contain both you manual and automatic method to fix Entourage.

Some common symptoms of this issue are: database corruption, unexpected system shutdown, booting issue, sluggish performance of the computer, application stuck at certain point and more.


What are the reasons?

You gets unable to add or modify the contacts in the address book due to any of the given causes: damaged database, identity corruption, computer virus infection, improper system shutdown, hard drives failure, software issue, unfinished installation of the application, etc.

Solutions for “Cannot Add OR Edit Contacts in Address Book”

Restoring the backup:- If you have a complete & updated backup of your entire Entourage database then you can use it and restore the lost data to your Entourage account. But make sure that the backup must be updated as restoring outdated backup may affect your data and data loss may occur.

Rebuild the database:- You can also repair the damaged database with the help of inbuilt Database Utility. To run this tool keep pressing the option key while launching Entourage application and then go with step by step.

But according to some users, they are not able to repair entourage when suffering from this issue i.e. can’t add or edit contacts in address book. This is because, the error s related to the severe database corruption and cannot be repaired with inbuilt tool.

So the solution is, a professional Entourage Repair Tool. With the help of this tool you can easily deal with all types of errors, corruptions and data loss situations without need of any professional knowledge.

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This tool is one of the best ways to get rid of entourage issue, via Entourage Repair Tool you can automatically repair the entire corruption in the database and other components. This application also allows the users to repair the identity and preferences of the application. It is compatible with all available versions of Entourage and Mac.


Step 1: Start the Entourage repair Tool software. After that ‘Select Entourage Database File’ dialog box that gets displayed first by default. Now in the text box you will find a default location of database file, is by default selected. Press on ‘Browse‘ option to select database file from any other location.

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Step 2: After this the file will scan itself. After the completion of scanning process, a summary message box will get displayed. Hit on the ‘Close’ button to close this summary message box.

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Step 3: After this have a preview of the repaired Entourage database file before saving, open it in Stellar Phoenix Entourage Repair. You will find the default repaired mail which is displayed on the preview window. To have a preview of any mail, hit on ‘Mail’ button of the Tool bar or go to ‘View’ menu and click Mail option. You can even select your desired Entourage mailbox folder to see its contents.

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Step 4: Now to save the repaired entourage file at your desired location, click on the File option on the application’s menu bar. Then select the ‘Save Repaired File’ option and after this you will find the ‘Destination Folder’ dialog box. Select your desired destination for saving the repaired file.

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Step 5: At last you will find a saving process dialog box. You can even click on ‘Stop’ button to stop the file saving process.

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