If you had an account with another email provider and you’ve opened a Gmail account, you may need to import contacts from your previous email account. In this post, you will see how easy it is to transfer your contacts to Gmail.
Gmail supports many kinds of contact formats: by importing CSV files from Outlook, Outlook Express, Yahoo! Mail, Hotmail, Eudora and even some other apps. Gmail also supports importing vCard from apps like Apple Address Book.
So, in your main Gmail interface, you have to options to start this tutorial, by clicking the gear on the right upper corner or by clicking “Import contacts” on the left sidebar when you go to Contacts.
If you click the gear, go to Settings, select Accounts and Import, Import Mail and Contacts.
Follow the prompts that appear, and you will have your contacts imported.
If you choose the other options, go to Gmail–>Contacts on the left upper corner, and when the left sidebar appear click Import Contacts. In this case Gmail will ask you to select a file (CSV files for example). This is when you have, for example, an Outlook account and you want to import the contacts from there.
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