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#1 Daniel Wright

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 05:53 PM

I am trying to import an excel spread sheet into my Outlook contacts.   I saved it as a CSV file but outlook only finds corrupted data,  I re-saved once, with the same result,  Can someone walk me through the process step by step.



#2 Jonathan

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 07:32 PM

Hi Daniel,

 

Your CSV file will need to match Outlook's standard for importing contacts. If it doesn't have exactly the layout that Outlook expects you will get this error.

 

I have attached a workbook with Outlook's expected layout.

 

Attached File  OutlookContacts.xlsx   10.38KB   41 downloads

OutlookContacts.png

 

You can see how to save workbooks in different formats (including CSV) in the video lesson: Essential Skills Lesson 1-7 Understand common file formats.

 

I hope this is the solution you were looking for, but please feel free to reply if you're still having trouble importing the contacts.


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