1. Cory Streater's Avatar
    Importing Contacts into Android:

    Contacts can be added to your device using Gmail.

    Contacts need to be exported as a Comma Seperated Value (.CSV) file then imported into the primary Gmail account. Contacts will synchronize automatically to the device.

    Determine the location of existing contacts, export them to a CSV file then import into Gmail.

    See the following post on how to accomplish this for different devices.
    zippybossrock likes this.
    07-31-2010 12:34 PM
  2. Cory Streater's Avatar
    BlackBerry:

    1. Synchronize the device to Outlook, Entourage or Macintosh Address Book.
    2. Export contacts from Outlook, Entourage or Macintosh Address Book to a CSV file.
    3. Import the contacts to Gmail per next post.


    Windows Mobile:

    1. Synchronize the device to Outlook.
    2. Export contacts to a CSV file.
    3. Import the contacts to Gmail per next post.


    Palm OS:

    1. Synchronize to Palm Desktop or Outlook.
    2. Export contacts from Palm Desktop or Outlook to a CSV file.
    3. Import the contacts to Gmail per next post.


    Regular handset device using Verizon's Backup Assistant service (must be VZW customer):

    1. Ensure Backup Assistant is installed on the original device.
    2. Back up contacts.
    3. Export contacts to a CSV file via the Backup Assistant Web portal.
    4. Import contacts to Gmail per next post.
    07-31-2010 12:52 PM
  3. Cory Streater's Avatar
    1.) From a computer, launch an Internet browser then navigate to the Gmail website.

    2.) Sign in with the Gmail account username and password.



    3.) Click Contacts.



    4.) Click Import.



    5. Click Choose File / Browse.



    6. Select the desired .CSV / vCard file then click Choose / Open.



    7. Click Import.



    8. Click OK.
    erwaso likes this.
    07-31-2010 12:53 PM
  4. lam#AC's Avatar
    it's helpful
    10-09-2010 02:16 AM
  5. griff7774's Avatar
    thanks
    10-22-2010 02:08 PM
  6. rap1's Avatar
    This is going to be really helpful when I convert my contacts from Palm.
    11-02-2010 07:00 PM
  7. Azash's Avatar
    Thanks for the thread. I'm still a little confused. I'd like to import my Outlook contacts, from my Vista computer, to an accessable file on my Droid IIG. I don't wan't it in my Droid contacts. Is this possible?
    01-31-2011 01:53 PM
  8. leesrt's Avatar
    Importing Contacts into Android:

    Contacts can be added to your device using Gmail.

    Contacts need to be exported as a Comma Seperated Value (.CSV) file then imported into the primary Gmail account. Contacts will synchronize automatically to the device.

    Determine the location of existing contacts, export them to a CSV file then import into Gmail.

    See the following post on how to accomplish this for different devices.
    I attempted to synch my BB contacts to my outlook address book and it acts like its doing it but when I check there's nothing in outlook. I've tried changing the setting from 2 way, 1 way, device overides, etc. Whats funny is my outlook address book is empty because I always use Outlook express. I wanted it to go to outlook so the contacts would be strictly whats on my phone.
    02-21-2011 09:10 PM
  9. phreddyl's Avatar
    love using the google sync- set it and forget it
    03-20-2011 09:16 AM
  10. toygreen88's Avatar
    good posting.
    03-21-2011 01:04 AM
  11. BigBlackAv's Avatar
    I had an exchange email (connected to my Atrix) with hundreds of contacts and have been laid off from the job that provided it. Now, I don't have access to the exchange server. I have all the contacts on my phone, but they are still "exchange" contacts, how can I now (since they are not on a computer) import them into gmail?
    Thanks in advance!
    08-22-2011 10:21 AM
  12. KWP1911's Avatar
    I have no problem exporting my contacts from Outlook to .csv, however, when I import them into GMail, the names don't show. The contacts list lists the name of the company and a phone number, but no contact name.

    When I look into the contact details, it shows the contact name in the Notes section. Is there a particular order that information should be in?

    Thanks.
    08-31-2011 10:27 PM
  13. Bethconfuse4's Avatar
    wondering if you give tutoring to new/old users...I just got the optimus Q from straight talk...discovered rooting and wondering if this is my issue with not being able to put my company email in sync/ is it a certificate malfunction. ?????? confused and I am unwilling to brick my phone...
    12-05-2011 11:33 AM
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