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Import Contacts From Outlook


To import contacts from Outlook, please follow these steps

Note:  Please ensure you have the xBar Outlook Plugin Installed before proceeding.  xBar works with the installed Outlook application for PC’s.  It is not designed for Outlook For Mac’s.

  1. Open Outlook on your PC
  2. For older versions of Outlook, you will see the xBar along with the Outlook Toolbars.  For newer versions of Outlook, please click on the “Add-Ins” tab.
  3. Locate and highlight any email
  4. Using the xBar, click ‘Add To>Add To Contacts’
  5. Follow the on screen prompts to add the contact to the database
BONUS:  Importing Multiple Contacts From Outlook at Once
  1. Hold your CTRL key down and use your mouse to highlight multiple contact emails at once
  2. Using the xBar, Click  ‘Add-To>Add To Contacts’
  3. Follow the on screen prompts to give the imported contacts a category (not mandatory)
  4. Set a rule on how to deal with duplicates (Add, Update, Ignore)
  5. Click ‘Yes’

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