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How do I Import contacts to Outlook?

by Maria William Software Developer

With a wide array of intelligent features, Outlook has made working ways much easier. With Outlook, you get the freedom set up a mail that you need to send in future time, so you do not miss out any necessary task. Making professional life much easier, Outlook supports you to start a group conversation with colleagues or the person in your contact.


Outlook enables its users to mail or send chat request to people when you add them in your contact list and keeps the data save at the same time. However, if you want to converse with a person who is not in your contact list, you will need to add or import contact to your outlook profile. With the feature of Import/Export wizard, it makes it easy to import contacts from a CSV file. If you wish to know more about importing and exporting contacts on Outlook, you may directly get in touch with Outlook customer service. To know how you Import contacts to Outlook, follow up the steps below. 


Please note that the procedure is applicable on Office 365, Outlook 2016, Outlook 2010, and Outlook on the web for Office 365 Business, Outlook on the web for Exchange Server 2016, Outlook 2013 Office for business, and Outlook Web App for Office 365. 


Steps to import contacts to Outlook:

1. Launch Outlook and scroll at the top of your Outlook 2013 or 2016 ribbon, choose File


2. If you do not see the File option at the top left side, the Outlook you are using is not 2016 or 2013. To Know the version you are using, connect with Outlook tech support and update to the latest one


3. Once updated, follow the instruction below


4. To start the wizard, select Open & Export > Import/Export


5. Select Import from another program or file and continue with Next


6. Click on the ‘Comma Separated Values’ option


7. In the ‘Import a File’ field, search for the contacts file and the select to import


8. When prompted, you will have the following options, choose one according to your need:

  • Replace duplicates with items imported
  • Allow duplicates to be created 
  • Do not import duplicate items 

9. Continue by clicking Next once you made the choice of the options


10. In the Select, a destination folder field, go to the top and if select Contacts> Next (optional)


11. Outlook will start to import all the selected contacts and once done, hit the Finish button


After completing the process, you made successful import of the contacts to Outlook. To confirm the process, scroll the bottom of your Outlook profile and click on People icon. In case you do not see any of the selected contacts, get Outlook support to know the issue and its solution. If there is any other problem with the Outlook platform, call on Outlook support phone number and the get immediate assistance to understand a fix the problem. 


Maria Williams is a renowned technical writer. She has been keeping a strict vigil over the updates and errors of various anti-virus and security software. Through her blogs and articles, she strives to deliver the precise and useful information to the users that further help them in troubleshooting or fixing the minor or major issues.


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About Maria William Advanced   Software Developer

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Joined APSense since, October 6th, 2017, From California City, CA, United States.

Created on May 31st 2018 04:22. Viewed 301 times.

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