If you no longer want to use the Microsoft Outlook client to manage your e-mail, you will be wondering how to export all the contacts you have saved to Outlook in your new client, which could be Gmail. The risk when you change your email manager is to lose all your contacts, or to export them one by one with unspeakable grind. For you need to know that there is a simple way to import Outlook Contacts into Gmail or other email clients with an automatic procedure.
If you don't know how to get all your Outlook contacts on Gmail, just read this guide to find useful steps that will allow you to save Outlook Contacts in a CSV file and then import them into Gmail.
Export Outlook Contacts
Just like the Outlook import of Gmail contacts, which we explained in this guide, it is also possible to export contacts from Microsoft Outlook to other clients, including Gmail. To do this, go to Outlook File> Import / Export and open the import / export wizard. Now, choose the option "Export to a file"And choose"Come on". Select "Comma separated values"(Windows) and select"Come on".
On the next screen, select "Contacts". At this point, Microsoft Outlook allows you, if you need to do so, to modify some fields before exporting the file.
Import Contacts to Gmail
Now, go to your Gmail account, click on Gmailand then click on the icon men of the Google App at the top right and from the list of apps click on Contacts. Click the "More"And select the option"It matters". Now, from the screen "Import contacts from other accounts"Choose"Outlook.com". The procedure provided by the new Google Contacts app uses ShuttleCloud, a third-party application that will take care of importing. To continue, you must temporarily grant ShuttleCloud access to your contact details, including names and email addresses, so you must accept the procedure.
If you want to avoid relying on your data to third-party applications, choose "CSV or VCard file"And you will use the previous version of Google Contacts to import data from a contact file. Click on "Go to the previous version …”And the old version of the application will open. Now go up "Other"And click on"It matters". This procedure supports importing CSV files from Outlook, Outlook Express, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, Eudora and other applications.
Now click on "Choose file"To select the file to import and then choose"It matters". All your Microsoft Outlook contacts will be imported into your Gmail account.
As you can see, a procedure that will allow you to easily import all your Outlook contacts into Gmail without losing a single one.