Importing Contacts from Gmail to OWA

Lucy Sehlako
Lucy Sehlako used Ask the Experts™
Hi. I'm using this Outlook Web App on my laptop for the first time and trying to get a feel for it. Whilst I can send and received emails etc, I'm struggling to find a way to add contacts. I've downloaded a .csv file from my account and now need to import that into the new email address off OWA - is there a way to do this??
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Log on to your Google Gmail account.

Choose Gmail >Contacts.
At the top of the contacts section, select More >Export.
Under Which contacts do you want to export, choose a contact group or All Contacts.
Under Which export format, select Outlook CSV (for importing into Outlook or another application), and then choose Export.

When prompted to download the export file, choose Save As.
Choose Browse and choose a location on your computer to temporarily save the file. The default file name is contacts.csv.

Sign in to your OWA email account.
2. Go to People, and then click Settings > Import contacts. Or, click Settings > Options > My account >
Shortcuts to other things you can do, and then click Import your contacts from an existing email account.
If you don’t see this option in your version of Outlook Web App, you may be able to import
contacts using a desktop version of Outlook.
3. On the Import contacts page, click Choose File, and then specify the location of the CSV file that contains the
contacts you want to import.
4. Click Next.
5. Wait while your contacts are imported.
6. When the import is complete, click Finish
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if you want to import into outlook as well

Import your Google Gmail contacts into Outlook

In Outlook 2013 or Outlook 2016, choose File > Open & Export > Import/Export.
Choose Import from another program or file, and then choose Next.
Choose Comma Separated Values, and then choose Next.
In the Import a File box, browse to find the file you saved in step 7 of the previous procedure, and then double-click to select it.
Click Next.
In the Select a destination folder box, scroll to the top if needed and select the Contacts folder > Next.>Finish

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