I don't use Microsoft Outlook but when I backed up my iPhone 5 running iOS 6 on my laptop, it said the contacts from that application were backed up.
How do I find/check if the contacts are backed up and where are they stored?
Launch Outlook and click the "Contacts" tab. You should see the imported iPhone contacts.
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