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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.
  5. Import Selection Window

  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.
  7. Import File Type

  8. Navigate and select the appropriate .csv file, then click Import.
  9. Import Text File

  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.
  11. Import Contacts Window

  • 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.
  • Import Contacts Mapping Fields
  1. Click Don't Save
  2. Don't Save Button

  3. Select Finish.

    Finish Button

  4. Review the Contacts that were imported to ensure accuracy.
  5. Contacts Review Window




Keywords:xmail, contacts, webmail, email   Doc ID:19083
Owner:Dan K.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2011-07-10 19:00 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:40 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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