How to Link Outlook Contacts to Gmail Account?

How to Link Outlook Contacts to Gmail

Moving or sharing your Outlook contacts to Gmail is simple. To know how to link your Outlook contacts to the Gmail, read and proceed with the guided instructions given below.

  • Step : 1 First, you have to export contact details from Outlook in CSV or Comma Separated Values format.
  • Step : 2 Second, import the exported contact into your Gmail account.
  • Step : 3 Third, sync your Gmail account with the phone.

Exporting contacts from Outlook

  • Step 1: Launch the Microsoft Outlook application on your Windows system.
  • Step 2: Click the File menu available at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 3: Choose the Import and Export option.
  • Step 4: Select Export to a file --> Comma Separated Values --> Contacts --> Replace duplicates with items exported.
  • Step 5: Click the Browse button followed by Desktop.
  • Step 6: Now, you will be prompted to enter a name for the file.
  • Step 7: After creating the file, click the OK button followed by Finish.

Importing contacts into your Gmail account

Perform the following steps that how to Link Outlook Contacts to Gmail Account.

  • Step 1: Now, sign in to your Gmail account using the credentials.
  • Step 2: Locate and click the Contacts option.
  • Step 3: Click the Import option. Select the exported contact .csv file list and click the OK button.
  • Step 4: The exported contacts will be imported into your Gmail account successfully.

Sync your Gmail account with the phone

  • Step 1: Navigate to the menu on your mobile device.
  • Step 2: Locate and tap the Settings option followed by Accounts.
  • Step 3: Flip down the Accounts screen. Locate and select your Gmail account from the list.
  • Step 4: Once you are signed in to your Gmail account successfully, tap the Sync Contacts option.
  • Step 5: Now the contacts synchronization begins, wait for it to complete.
  • Step 6: Once it is done, check if all the selected contacts are transferred to your Gmail account.
  • Step 7: If you face any issues while exporting, importing, or syncing your Outlook contacts to Gmail account, click the Callbutton available on this screen.
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