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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 and export your contacts as a back up.

Import from supported email providers or social accounts

  1. In Yahoo Mail, click the Contacts icon Image of the Contacts icon in Mail..
  2. Click the More options icon Image of the More icon. | Import.
  3. Next to the company you want to import from, click Import.
  4. Use the on-screen prompts to sign in and give Yahoo permission to import your contacts.

Export your Yahoo Contacts

  1. In Yahoo Mail, click the Contacts icon Image of the Contacts icon in Mail..
  2. Click the More options icon Image of the More icon..
  3. Click Export (CSV).

Note - Contacts containing special characters, like accent marks or dashes, will cause an export of your Yahoo Contacts to fail. You can remove those characters by editing the contact's details.