Using more than one email account is a new trend nowadays, generally, people use a different email account to handle their professional life and personal life. But sometimes situations arise when we have to import data from one of our personal accounts to the professional email account.
Let’s understand it with an example – Suppose you use any web-based email client such as Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo Mail to manage your personal email profile, and you use Outlook for the professional one. Suppose you need to import contacts to Outlook from Gmail, Yahoo Mail, or Hotmail to Outlook. The question is how you can export contacts to Outlook.
If you are in the same situation and looking for the answer and step by step working guide, then this blog will definitely help you. Using the same method, we have transfer Gmail contacts to Outlook with full safety of data.
Don’t worry the working Guide to migrate contacts from web-based email clients to Outlook is very easy, even a non–tech person can easily import contacts to Outlook by following these steps.
So let’s get started –
1-) How to transfer email contacts from Gmail to Outlook?
First, let’s talk about how we can download Gmail contacts to Outlook. This complete process is divided into 2 steps –
1 – Extract Contacts in CSV.
2 – Transfer the CSV file in Outlook.
Steps to Export Gmail contacts in CSV –
This process is so easy, just follow these steps –
1 – Open your Gmail Account >> Click on the dotes icon on the top right of the screen, just left to your profile logo.
2 – In the new window Choose Contacts option.
3 – In the new window, select contacts you want to migrate >> you can also choose all contacts.
4 – Then click on the Export option on the left panel of the screen.
5 – Choose Outlook CSV option in New window >> Click Export.
The contacts will be download in CSV file format on your computer.
Steps to import CSV contacts to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013
1 – Open Outlook >> Click on File.
2 – In New Window select Open & Export >> Import/Export Option.
3 – Select Import from another program or file option in Import/Export Wizard >> Next.
4 – Choose the Common Separate Values option in new wizard >> Next.
5 – Browse the CSV file from your system and choose to Allow Duplication to be Created option >> Next.
6 – Select the Destination Folder to save the data >> NEXT.
7 – In the new Window click on Finish.
The process will start and depend upon CSV size it takes time. See how easy it is 😊
2-) How to transfer email contacts from Yahoo to Outlook?
Transfer Yahoo contacts to Outlook process is simple and is divided into 2 Parts.
1 – Extract Yahoo Mail contacts in CSV.
2 – Import CSV file into Outlook contacts.
Steps to download Yahoo contacts to CSV file.
1 – Open your Yahoo Mail account.
2 – Click on Contacts located on the right side.
3 – Click on this icon >> Select Export (CSV).
The Yahoo contacts will be download in your system in CSV file format.
Note – Now you can import yahoo contacts to Outlook 2016, 2019, 2013. Using the same process which we have used in the Gmail section. So, you can see it from the Gmail section.
3-) How to transfer email contacts from Hotmail to Outlook?
Hot Mail or MS Outlook.com mail services is a popular email client. The process of contact migration is divided in 2 parts.
1 – Download contacts from Hotmail in CSV.
2 – Upload CSV file to Outlook contacts.
Steps to Backup Contacts from Hotmail in CSV.
1 – Open your Hot Mail Account >> Click on People icon to access contacts.
2 – In the new window Selects the contacts you want to transfer >> Click on Manage.
3 – From the drop-down select the Export option.
4 – In the new window click on Export.
Once you click on export the complete data of Outlook Contacts will save in CSV file format on your computer.
Note – Now you can export Hotmail contacts to Outlook 2016, 2019, 2013. Using the same process which we have used in the Gmail section. So you can see it from the Gmail section.
Some time, due to corruption in OST or PST file (as per the case) of MS Outlook, your imported contacts don’t show in the desired folder in MS Outlook. In this situation, you need to repair that file. And for this MailsSoftware OST to PST converter is the best solution if you are using an OST file.
And if you are storing data in the PST file, then you can use PRO version of MailsSoftware Free PST viewer. Both the software will firstly scan the Outlook file then repair all its bugs and convert data in PST, EML, MSG, MHTML, and MBOX file format.
Conclusion – I hope this blog has helped you to migrate contacts from Web Client like Google, Hotmail, and Yahoo to Outlook. As you see, the process to import contacts to Outlook is very easy. In case you have any confusion then feel free to contact us.