Importing and exporting contacts


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Importing and exporting contacts

Have you been using a web browser to get your email so that's where your contacts are, or do you have them in another contact management program? If so, you can export them from that program and import them into Outlook. This will mostly apply to people who've been getting your email from an ISP such as Comcast, Gmail or AOL. We'll use Gmail as our example, but the concept is the same for all of them. It's just that the commands will be in different places. If you are using Apple's Address Book, we'll discuss how to synchronize with that program in a future video. Importing your contacts is a two-step process.

First, you'll export your contacts from the other application into a CSV, comma separated values, a text file or an mbox format, and then you'll import the file into Outlook. So to do that, go over to Safari or your favorite web browser, and log into your email account. Then click on your Contacts and somewhere up there, you'll find a place where y...

Importing and exporting contacts
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Importing and exporting contacts provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Alicia Katz Pollock as part of the Outlook for Mac 2011 Essential Training

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Business
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Outlook for Mac
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