Migrating Contacts

Import your contacts from your previous provider

Importing your current emails, contacts and calendar(s) couldn’t be easier.

The web client that we use is Zimbra, an exceptional product that has extensive support to import data from various systems.

Note that these instructions are for use on a PC or Mac computer.

Gmail

  1. Log into Gmail and go into Contacts on the top left.
  2. Click the More button in the top middle of the screen and choose Export.
  3. Choose which contacts to export and then Outlook CSV format.
  4. Click Export and save the file.
  5. Login to PrivateRelay and when in Zimbra choose Preferences.
  6. Next choose Import / Export from the left menu, and then in the Import window locate the file you downloaded from Gmail.
  7. For the 'Type' set as Contacts Outlook and ensure Contacts is selected.
  8. Click Import, it may take some minutes to complete the import.

Once complete you will find all your Gmail contacts now available in the Contacts area of your PrivateRelay account.

Hotmail / Outlook

  1. Log into Outlook and then choose People.
  2. Then from the top menu choose Manage and then Export. This will download a CSV file to your computer.
  3. Login to PrivateRelay and when in Zimbra choose Preferences.
  4. Next choose Import / Export from the left menu, and then in the Import window locate the file you downloaded from Outlook.
  5. For the 'Type' set as Contacts Outlook and ensure Contacts is selected.
  6. Click Import, it may take some minutes to complete the import.

Once complete you will find all your Outlook contacts now available in the Contacts area of your PrivateRelay account.

 

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