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Import Contact(s) from Outlook

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Remarks

 

Outlook should be open prior to importing Contacts. This is not required but speed will be improved.

Steps

 

  1. In the Contact Explorer, click the [Outlook] button in the Import section of the ribbon.

 

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  1. The Import Contact from QuickBooks form will open:

 

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Select your Contacts

 

  1. Select the Contacts you want to import into SI 2016.

Selecting/Filtering

 

You can click the check box next to multiple Contacts to import them into SI 2016.

 

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There are column filters:

 

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There are filters in the ribbon for showing All, New, or Matched Contacts. The New filter shows only Contacts who don't already exist in SI 2016. The Matched filter will shows only Contacts that already exist in SI 2016, use this for updating information for existing Contacts.

 

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There's a search field:

 

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Once finished filtering, you can use the [Select All]/[Deselect All] buttons:

 

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Choose Address Type

 

Select an available Address Type from Outlook to import:

 

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Import

 

  1. Click the [Import and Close] button:

 

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The [Import] button will import the Contacts, but the Import Contacts from Outlook screen will remain open.

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