How to Import Your Outlook Contacts into the Mac OS X Mail Address Book


How to Import Your Outlook Contacts into the Mac OS X Mail Address Book

Read the below mentioned article and follow the steps in order to import your Outlook contacts into Max OS x Mail Address Book in from Microsoft Outlook:-

  1. To export your Outlook Contacts to a CSV file named “ol-contacts.csv” in the following below given manner:-
  1. Choose File in Outlook 2013 or later.
  2. Go to the Open & Export category.
  3. Tap Import/Export.
  4. Confirm that Export to a file is highlighted.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Choose Comma Separated Values.
  7. Tap Next.
  8. Choose the Browse button, specify a location and name the file ol-contacts.csv for the exported contacts file.
  1. Import Outlook Contacts CSV File into the Mac OS Contacts App

Copy the last exported ol-contacts.csv file to your Mac. Just before you start to import any CSV file, use TextEdit on the Mac in order to confirm the file is formatted correctly.

  1. Remove any line breaks that occur within a contact’s information.
  1. Make sure all the contacts have the same number of fields.
  2. Ensure that all the fields are separated by a comma. Don’t include spaces before or after the commas.
  • To import Outlookcontacts into the MAC OS Contacts application used by Mail in OS X 10.8 and later:
  1. Open Contacts.
  1. Choose File > Import from the menu.
  2. Locate and highlight the ol-contacts.csv file.
  3. Tap Open.
  4. Just recheck the field labels on the first card. Ensure that the headers are either correctly labelled or marked “Do not import” In case you make any changes they will be applied to all the contacts. Choose Ignore first card to not import the headers card.
  5. Tap the arrow next to a label to change it. If you don’t want to import a field, Tap Do not import.
  6. Tap OK.

For any other query relating to this or any other issue regarding Microsoft Outlook, feel free to contact toll-free number +1-844-888-3860.

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