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Import Contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 Contact Group – 5 Minutes

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Import Contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 Contact Group

Several people will be searching for a solution to import contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 contact group because they want to communicate through multiple people at the same time. Therefore in this article, we will go to introduce both the automated and free solutions to execute such a task. Read both the methods and opt for which one is best for you.

Methods to Import Contacts from Excel 

Both the methods to import contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 contact group are listed below.

  • Automated Solution: Effective way to import excel file directly into your Outlook account with advanced features. This software is compatible with all the versions of MS Outlook and assists you to map the contacts accordingly.
  • Manual Solution: While using this method you need to save or export an MS Excel file as CSV format then you are able to import that CSV file into Windows Outlook. Quite lengthy and time-consuming method

A quick overview of both the possible methods is given above, and to learn the full working, limitations, features of both the methods in detailed read the upcoming section.

Read More: Import Email Addresses from Excel to Outlook Distribution List

Manual Method to Transfer Excel file to Outlook

As we discussed above this method is divided into two parts:

  • Save Excel file as CSV format
  • Import CSV file into Windows Outlook

To import contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 contact group using the manual solution you need to follow both the steps in a sequence as described below.

Step 1: Save Excel file as CSV format

  • Open MS Excel into your operating system
  • Navigate to the File menu and then opt Save As an option
  • Browse the destination folder for the resultant file
  • Hit the Save button to start the process
  • Then, finally, opt the Ok button to complete the process

Go to the destination folder and check the CSV file and follow the upcoming section to import that CSV file into Windows Outlook.

Step 2: Import CSV file into Windows Outlook

  • Initiate MS Outlook application into your system
  • Locate the File Menu then Open & Export >> Import / Export option
  • Now, choose Import from another program or file option and hit the next button
  • Select the CSV file format and apply filters accordingly
  • Click on the Next button and select the folder in which you want to export 
  • Finally hit the Finish button to complete the procedure

Once the process is completed, open MS Outlook and then go to the selected folder and check the contacts are imported or not. If you are still facing problems we recommend you opt for the automated solution described in the upcoming section.

Effective Solution to Import Contacts from Excel

The automated method to import Contacts from Excel to Outlook 2010 Contact Group with attribute mapping. The tool is very effective to map all the fields of an Excel spreadsheet. It enables the user to save and secure conversion without any data corruption or data loss concern. The tool provides a very easy-to-use interface by which even a non-technical user can easily able to import contacts or get their work done only by following the below steps.

Steps to Transfer Contacts from Excel to Outlook

  • Then, Add the Excel Spreadsheet by clicking on the browse button
Browse button
  • Here you can preview your excel file before conversion
Preview
  • Map the excel attributes as required 
Map  Attributes
convert

Wait till the software completes the process automatically to import your excel spreadsheet to Outlook contacts without any trouble. The software is designed to provide a quick and convenient conversion process.

Summering Up

Multiple users were unable to find a reliable solution to import contacts from excel to Outlook 2010 contact group. Therefore, in this article, we will explain both the solutions as per user convenience. But we advised you to choose the automated solution if you want to migrate multiple contacts from MS Excel to Outlook. The Excel to Outlook converter tool provides many additional features like it will create a distribution list and be able to transfer contacts from excel to MS Outlook 2013 and above versions. Also, assist the user to map the contacts accordingly without any trouble.

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