How to export your Gmail contacts

Updated: 09/07/2019 by Computer Hope
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The following is a step-by-step guide on how to export your Gmail contacts. These steps are a helpful resource if you have multiple e-mail accounts and want to share the contacts between them. Additionally, exporting your Gmail contacts is useful if you will be switching e-mail services from Google to another provider, such as Outlook.com.

Steps for exporting Gmail contacts

  1. Make sure you are logged in to your Gmail account.
  2. In the top-right corner of the screen, click on the Google Apps menu Gmail Apps button icon.
  3. Click More at the bottom of the menu that appears.

More options in Gmail

  1. Scroll down and select the Contacts icon.

Gmail contacts

  1. On the left side of the Contacts page, click More (A), and then Export (B).

Export selector in Gmail

  1. In the prompt that appears, select the contacts to export (A), the file type to export as (B), and then click the Export button (C).

Steps to export gmail contacts

  1. The exported file is saved to your downloads folder.