Migrating your contacts from Microsoft 365 to Google Contacts

Notice: The OIT HelpDesk is unable to assist users in copying contacts from Microsoft 365 to Google. The instructions below are for guidance only. The process for migrating contacts is not clean; therefore, proceed at your own risk.

Before You Begin

  • If you added contacts in your address book from the Global Address List, the email addresses exported with the process below will not properly import to Google. It will display an unreadable value by Google that looks like, "/o=ExchangeLabs/ou=Exchange Administrative Group..."

Outlook for Windows

  1. Open Outlook, then select Contacts.
  2. Go to File > Open & Export > Import/Export.
  3. Select Export to a file, then click Next.
  4. Select Comma Separated Values, then click Next.
  5. The Contacts folder will already be selected so click Next
  6. Click Browse to choose a location to save your file, then click Next.
  7. On the confirmation screen click Finish.
  8. Log into your Google account and from the App Launcher, select Contacts.
  9. On the left, click Import > Select File
  10. Select the .csv with your contacts, click Open, then Import.

Outlook for Mac

Exporting contacts to Google Contacts is not a feature of Outlook for Mac.

macOS Contacts

  1. Configure macOS for your UTK Microsoft 365 and Google accounts. Both accounts must be configured together.
  2. Open the Mac Contacts app from the Applications menu.
  3. In the left navigation, select your Microsoft 365 account contacts.
  4. The middle navigation pane will display your contacts. You can select one or multiple contacts (by holding the Cmd key and clicking or using Cmd+A to select all) and drag and drop contacts from Microsoft 365 to your Google.