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Import and export contacts in Yahoo Mail

Clean up your digital life and save up to 5000 of your contacts in one place. Yahoo Mail lets you import contacts from linked accounts or saved files, and export your contacts as a back up.

Import from supported email providers

  1. In Yahoo Mail, click the Contacts icon Graphic of Contacts icon..
  2. Click the Import button by the desired option.
  3. Use the on-screen prompts to sign in and give Yahoo permission to import your contacts.

  Added new contacts to a linked account? - Click the Import New button to update Yahoo Mail.

Import a saved .csv or .vcf contact list file

  1. In Yahoo Mail, click the Contacts icon Graphic of Contacts icon..
  2. Click Actions | select Import.
  3. Click the Import button next to "File Upload."
  4. Click Browse to find the file on your computer.
  5. Click Import.

Export your Yahoo Contacts

  1. In Yahoo Mail, click the Contacts icon Graphic of Contacts icon..
  2. Click Actions | select Export.
  3. Select a format to export (if you're unsure, we recommend Yahoo CSV).
  4. Click Export now.