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.
Posted 21 December 2016 - 07:32 PM
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.
OutlookContacts.xlsx 10.38KB 23 downloads
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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