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How to restore Contacts using Google Drive Backup

RESTORING CONTACTS FROM GMAIL USING A GOOGLE BACKUP

If the automatic method of restoring contacts from Gmail doesn’t work, you may need to use the Google backup method. First of all you need to create a Google backup to restore. In order to do that, just follow the following steps:

  1. Log in to your Gmail account on your PC and click on the drop down arrow next to the Gmail tab on the top left side of your browser.
  2. A menu will appear, click on the contacts tab which will redirect you to all the contacts backed up to your accounts.
  3. On the left side of the browser, click on the More tab which will give you several options. Select the Export This will give you an Export from old contacts message. Select the go to old contacts which will show all the contacts.
  4. Click on the dropdown arrow More tab and select Export. This will give you an export pop up window, select All contacts option and click
  5. The default format for exporting the contacts is Google CSV. Use this format since it allows you to import the contacts easily to another account.
  6. Save the backup on your PC at a convenient location, you will remember when importing the contacts.

Once you’ve done that, login to the Gmail account you need to import the contacts to and follow the following steps in order to import the contacts:

  1. Log in to your Gmail account on your PC and click on the drop down arrow next to the Gmail tab on the top left side of your browser.
  2. A menu will appear, click on the contacts tab which will redirect you to all the contacts backed up to your accounts.
  3. On the left side of the browser, click on the More tab which will give you several options. Select the Import This will give you a pop up window requesting you to choose a file to import.
  4. Choose the exported file you had saved earlier on and click the Import

That will restore all the contacts that were on your contact list back to your Google  account. Contact the data recovery experts for consultancy.

 

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