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Outlook 2011 for Mac - Importing Address Book from CSV File

This article explains how to import your address book from a CSV file into Outlook 2011 for Mac.

  1. Start Outlook 2011 for Mac.
  2. Select File from the menu.
  3. Choose Import... from the drop-down list.
  4. In the Import window, select Contacts or messages from a text file, then click the right arrow to continue.
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  6. Leave the File Type at the first option, Import Contacts from a tab- or comma-delimited text file, then click the right arrow to continue.
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  8. Navigate and select the appropriate .csv file, then click Import.
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  10. In the Import Contacts window, map any important unmapped fields from the right column to the equivalent field from the left column by dragging the field to the new position.
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  • Examples: drag the E-mail Address unmapped field to the Email Address1 mapped field. Drag the Business Phone unmapped field to the Work Phone 1 mapped field.
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  1. Click Don't Save
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  3. Select Finish.


  4. Review the Contacts that were imported to ensure accuracy.
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Keywords:xmail, contacts, webmail, email   Doc ID:19083
Owner:Dan K.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-07-10 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-04-08 15:43 CDT
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