Export and import database information

Want to back up a database or load one you already created into Yahoo Groups? It's quick and easy.

Exporting data

  1. On the group's "Database" page, click the name of the table you'd like to export data from.
  2. Select Actions | Export.
  3. Click the export option you'd like:
    • CSV (comma separated values)
    • TSV (tab separated values)
  4. The data will be presented to you in a delimited set, in a new browser tab.
  5. Copy and paste the data into a file and save it, as necessary.

Importing data

  1. On the group's "Database" page, click the name of the table you'd like to import data to.
  2. Select Actions | Import.
  3. Click an import file type:
    • CSV (comma separated values)
    • TSV (tab separated values)
  4. Select the file to import.
  5. Click Open.