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Import Contact(s) from Outlook

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



  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 2017.



You can click the check box next to multiple Contacts to import them into SI 2017.


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There are column filters:




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 2017. The Matched filter will shows only Contacts that already exist in SI 2017, use this for updating information for existing Contacts.


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There's a search field:




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:





  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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