Import Contacts From a Comma Separated Values (*.csv) / vCard file - Gmail™

This shows you how to import contacts to Gmail from a saved .csv file.

Note Notes:

  • Gmail currently utilizes Contacts preview, a new way to view and edit contacts on your computer.
  • At this time, actions such as importing from a .csv or vCard file are done from the original version of Google contacts.


  1. From a computer, launch an Internet browser then navigate to the Gmail website.
  2. Sign in with the Gmail account username and password.
  3. Click the Google apps menu Google apps icon (upper-right) then click Contacts Google contacts icon.
  4. Click Import (left menu).
  5. Click Select file.
  6. Locate the desired file then click Open
  7. From the 'Import contacts?' prompt, click Import.
  8. Return to Contacts preview and refresh the browser.


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