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How can I import contacts into Contacts tab?

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It may be important for you to be able to import contacts from external sources, .CSV file, Gmail or Hotmail accounts, into GuestCentric application.

To import contacts from a .CSV file click here.

To import contacts from Gmail or Hotmail click here.

 

STEP 1:  First you need to go to the CONTACTS tab and click on the Import button.

 

STEP 2:  A window with 3 options will appear.If you want to import contacts from an existing .CSV file choose Upload File

STEP 3:  Choose the .CSV file from your computer and click Open.

 

STEP 4: If the import of the file was correct a green check sign is shown. Click on Import to continue.

 

STEP 5:  A list of the contacts that will be imported will appear. You can uncheck the ones you don't want to be imported. Click on Import.

STEP 6:  Finally, the list of the imported contacts will be shown.


If you want to import contacts from Gmail or Hotmail is the same procedure for both providers.

STEP 1:  Choose Gmail or Hotmail and click Import

STEP 2: Click on Yes. This will authorize the connection with you Gmail or Hotmail account.

 

STEP 3: Click on Allow to continue.

STEP 4: A list of the contacts that will be imported will appear. You can uncheck the ones you don't want to be imported. Click on Import.

STEP 5: Finally, the list of the imported contacts will be shown.

You now have the contacts imported to the Guestcentric application.


ATTENTION:

  • Contacts with no email will be considered invalid (not imported)
  • Empty lines will be considered invalid (not imported)
  • Anything after the expected formatting will be ignored (imported)
  • Anything besides 0/1 for newsletter will be assumed to be 0 (imported)
  • The .csv must have this formatting: name,email,phone,newsletter (1=Yes; 0=No)