Saturday, 2 July 2016

How to Export LinkedIn Connections into Microsoft Outlook

LinkedIn is a business networking site where a user is able to expand his/her ’s network connections in the co-operate world. As you know, LinkedIn comes under Microsoft, so Microsoft application: Outlook provides LinkedIn users to Export Contacts/connections from LinkedIn to Outlook.

What is the Need to Export LinkedIn Connection to Outlook

Exporting your LinkedIn contacts to Outlook can create a backup copy of your contacts, thus no fear of loosing them or for future reference. One reason could be sending mails to your contacts directly or even in groups.

Thus one of the best methods to do so is exporting your LinkedIn contacts into Outlook. And for this purpose you don’t even need to configure your LinkedIn Account with Outlook and can directly import or transfer the contacts from one destination to another. Thus by following certain steps, this procedure can be achieved.

Let us see how a user can transfer or import the LinkedIn contacts to Outlook without the actual configuration:
Steps:
1.   Open LinkedIn >> Log-in.
2.   In your My Network drop-down menu, click on Connections.


3.   On top right-hand corner of page, click on the Settings option.


4.   In the Advanced Settings panel, click Export LinkedIn Connections.


5.   In Export to, select Microsoft Outlook(.CSV file).


6.   Now, click on Export.


7.   A .CSV file of all the contacts gets saved on your system. You can copy this file to any desired location.

Now, import .csv file into MS Outlook.

1.   Open Outlook.
2.   Go to File >> Open >> Import wizard.


3 Select Import from another program or file >> Next.


4. Select Comma Separated Values >> Next.


5. Browse the .csv file and click Next.



6. Select Contacts as destination for your LinkedIn contacts to get stored in Outlook >> Next.


7. The checkbox will already be checked, click on Finish to start process.


8. A transfer process will start and you can see it on your screen.
9. Once the process completes you can open Contacts in Outlook and check whether all the LinkedIn Contacts have been transferred safely.

Thus you are able to Import Contacts successfully. Microsoft Outlook allows the feature of importing without configuration of LinkedIn. Thus increasing your network and establishing your connections over a Business site as well as Outlook application to enhance your professional front is a thing no one ever deny ’s. 
How to Export LinkedIn Connections into Microsoft Outlook Captain Ashish 4.5 of 5
LinkedIn is a business networking site where a user is able to expand his/her ’s network connections in the co-operate world. As you know, ...

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