Best way to import contacts from csv to Gmail

This post will teach you the best method to import contacts from csv to Gmail account using both the browser or the Gmail app.

If you have a csv contact file which you want to send to a person through the Gmail account, you’re at the right place cause I will teach you how to do that.

So let’s proceed on how to import contacts from csv to Gmail.

Best way import contacts from csv to Gmail

There are two methods I’m using for this method on how to import contacts from csv to Gmail, that is using the browser and the Gmail mobile app.

1. import contacts from csv to Gmail app

If you don’t have the csv contact file on your phone, this is how to create one and after words import it to your Gmail.

To create a csv contact file on android phone, kindly go to the contact app on your phone. Tap on the menu icon to open options for you to select.

You’ll see where it states manage contacts, kindly tap on the button. On the next page, you’ll see where it is import and export contacts just like on the picture below.

import contacts from csv to Gmail

Tap on the import or export contacts to open the next page. As we’re focused on import contacts from csv to Gmail and to get a csv file, kindly tap on the export file on the next window.

On the next screen, select the location where the contacts are saved or stored. It can be your sim card, phone, internal storage or your SD card.

After you done so, you’ll see the number of contacts which will be exported.

This post is about import contacts from csv to Gmail and to create an csv contact file, kindly select internal storage or sd card to export the contact. Immediately you have done that, you’ll see that it saved the contact to your SD card or internal storage as an csv contact file.

Now we’re back to the topic of the post how to import contacts from csv to Gmail.

Kindly open the Gmail app on your android phone or iPhone. Click on the three horizontal line menu icon located at the top left corner of your screen.

Scroll down and you’ll see contacts.

Tap on the contacts and it will show you that your contact is empty and mind you it will redirect you to your contact app.

On your contact app, click on the three horizontal line menu icon and on the next screen click the settings icon.

Scroll down and you see import on the options that will be displayed to you. Click on import and select csv file by tapping on the box.

On the next option, select your device and it will display all the csv contact files on your phone. Go ahead and select the csv contact file and immediately it will be imported to your Gmail account.

This is how to import contacts from csv to Gmail app, and as you can see it is not easy at all and wouldn’t take up to five minutes and you’re done with everything.

2. Import csv contacts to Gmail on browser

import csv contacts to Gmail

NNow you have the csv file, kindly open the Google Chrome browser on your phone or the computer and login to your google account.

Open the Google Gmail on your computer and sign in if you haven’t done so. On the side of your computer screen, you’ll see import.

Tap on the import to get started with how to import contacts from csv to Gmail using the Google Chrome browser.

As you tap on import and select file, locate where you saved the csv file and tap to select the file. Finally click import and the contacts will be imported into your google gmail account.

This is another method on how to import contacts from csv to Gmail account.

3. Using the contact app for android 

Apart from this two methods, there’s another method which you can use to import contacts to your google gmail account. This is possible if you’re using an android phone or tablet.

To import csv contacts to Gmail using this method, open the contact on your android phone and tap to open the contact application on your android phone.

Click on the option menu and select manage contacts by simply tapping on it.

On the next page click on import or export contact, and also tap import on the next window. Now select the internal storage or the SD (where the csv contact file is saved) and you’ll see the all the contacts inside the csv file.

Select all the contacts or your desired contacts and click done.

As we’re talking about how to import contacts from csv to Gmail account, please kindly select your google gmail account on the list of options displayed on your screen.

As you have done so, click the import button and it will import all the contacts straight into your google gmail account.

This is another easiest way to import contacts from csv to Gmail Google account, and this is my preferred best method.

By now I know that you must understood how to import contacts to gmail from csv, and as you can see they are not difficulty to implement.

How do I transfer contacts to a new phone

If you’re using an android phone, you will not encounter this problem if you used your Google gmail account to save contacts on your phone.

If you bought a new phone, you don’t need to transfer or import contacts to your new phone unless if it is contacts saved on your phone or sim.

If you used your Google account to save a contact or contacts on your android phone, all you need to do is to use the same Gmail account which you used on the old phone and use it on your new phone.

Immediately all the contacts will be synchronized and automatically will display on your phone contacts.

I’ve been using this and it is very helpful to me. As I add my Gmail account to the Google play services, all the contacts will show up on my contacts list. No importing, transferring or moving of contacts at all.

All these are same with how to import contacts from csv to Gmail, and as long as it is the Google Gmail account, there’s no difficulty or long process.

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