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  • export csv file to email contacts

    Does anyone know how i can take a data file of names with names and phone numbers, etc and export to a file that yahoo, gmail, outlook, etc will recognize?
    I exported to a csv file but email wont import. Says "file empty".
    Thanks ffor any help

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    Re: export csv file to email contacts

    We are missing a lot of information here.

    Please post a simple example of what you are doing.
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      Re: export csv file to email contacts

      gmail will import csv. If I remember correctly, you will need to add headings (first row).
      yahoo doesn't do what it says it will do,i.e. it says it will import csv but it fails. You could get around that by importing to gmail first and from there to yahoo.
      Haven't worked with Outlook in a long time and the recent versions are different from the old ones. I know the old versions do but not sure how it's done in the new ones.

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        Re: export csv file to email contacts

        Try exporting your current contacts to a file of the type you wish to import. Then study the format of that file for clues as to how to construct an importable file.
        There can be only one.

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