Methods to export or import Microsoft® Outlook 2010 contacts to Gmail®
How can you export or import e-mail from Microsoft Outlook 2010 to Gmail?
Gmail offers you an easy way to import your account information, together with contacts, from virtually any e-mail service. The import procedure from web-based e-mail services like Yahoo! and Hotmail are a comparatively easy process that requires simple account authorization. But extra steps are required while importing from a desktop e-mail program. With Microsoft Outlook 2010, it is essential to export the contact database into a format that Gmail can distinguish. After the file is prepared, you can easily import the database through Gmail settings. Through exporting and importing, you can keep your contacts in numerous locations that permit you to e-mail your contacts from anywhere. Microsoft Outlook 2010 consists of a simple procedure to import and export, permitting you to keep your contact list up to date.
Here is the software that are used to export or import contacts between Microsoft Outlook 2010 and Gmail, and the ways to export and import contacts:
- Outlook Contacts Exporter
- Tips to import contacts
- Tips to export contacts
Outlook Contacts Exporter
You can easily transfer all your Microsoft Outlook 2010 contacts to Gmail contacts with Outlook Contacts Exporter software. This software will permit you to save and exchange Microsoft Outlook 2010 contacts like .csv files which can be effortlessly imported to Gmail contacts with the help of Import option in Gmail contacts. You may experience various situations such as change of job, change of e-mail browsers. In such situations, you need to come up with the changes to transfer Microsoft Outlook 2010 contacts to Gmail contacts using a conversion tool.
Tips to import contacts
For this, open Microsoft Outlook 2010. Then press 'File' and choose 'Import and Export'. Next click on 'Export to a file' and then choose 'Next'. After that click 'Comma Separated Value' and press 'Next'. Then, choose the 'Contacts' folder. If there are any subfolders linked to your contacts, you need to press the checkbox next to 'Include Subfolders'. Then select "Next' and the 'Browse' button to select a location to save your file. Then enter a name for the file and after that click 'Ok'. Then press 'Finish' button. Then, Create Microsoft Personal Folders dialog box appears, and you need to type 'My Contacts Backup' in the 'Name' field. If you need to shield the file, provide a password and after that confirm the password, then press 'Ok', and Microsoft Outlook 2010 can generate a copy of your contacts.
You can export the contact list from the existing program or mail service only as per the suggested procedure. First of all you need to open Microsoft Outlook and press 'File' and after that 'Import and Export'. Then press 'Import from another program or file' and select 'Next'. Then choose 'Comma Separated Values' and press 'Next'. Then press 'Browse' button and navigate to your saved file. Click 'Next'. Then press 'Contacts' folder and choose 'Next'.
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