Export Email Addresses from Gmail and Import into Outlook

Posted October 2, 2005 by MickeyMouse in Microsoft Outlook

Gmail now offers an export feature. This should help one get his addresses out of Gmail and into Outlook. This tutorial explains how to use this useful feature.


Gmail now offers export. Therefore, once you go Gmail, you can easily go back to another email service if you wish. I am going to walk you through exporting out of Gmail and into Outlook.

Export from Gmail:

    1. Open your browser, and log in to Gmail.
    2. Click Contacts from the left column menu.
    3. Click Export (on the right side of the screen at the top).
    4. Click Outlook CSV (for import into Outlook clients).
    5. Click Export Contacts.
    6. Click Save from the dialog box.
    7. Browse where you want it, and click Save.

Import into Outlook:

    1. Open Outlook.
    2. Click the File menu.
    3. Click Import and Export.
    4. Select Import from another program or file.
    5. Select Comma Separated Values (Windows).
    6. Click Next.
    7. Browse to the file you want.
    8. Select if you want duplicates or not.
    9. Click Next.
    10. Select your Contacts Folder.
    11. Click Next and Finish.

Check out this tech-recipe to go from Outlook to Gmail

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