How to import and export contacts via cPanel Webmail Print

  • Updated on 07-May-2024
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How to Import/Export Contacts via cPanel Webmail

Managing your contacts is a crucial part to email communication, especially for professionals who rely on quick and efficient interaction. If you're using cPanel Webmail, you're in luck, as it offers straightforward options to import and export your contacts. This guide will walk you through the process, ensuring your contacts are always at your fingertips, whether you're switching to a new email provider or simply backing up your information.

Log in to your cPanel Webmail account.

RoundCube

Exporting Contacts from cPanel Webmail

After logging in to your webmail account, navigate to the Contacts or Address Book section.

address Book

Look for an Export option. This might be under a settings or tools menu.

exportClick the down arrow next to Export

Click one of the following:

To export all of your contacts, click Export all.

To export only the currently selected contact, click Export selected.

This feature allows you to specifically export the contact details of the contact you've selected, rather than exporting your entire contact list.

export All

A file called contacts .csv will be downloaded and saved to your computer!

That’s it! Now you have exported all of your contacts from RoundCube.

Importing Contacts to cPanel Webmail

Importing contacts can help you quickly populate your Webmail account with contacts from another email service.
 
Go to the Contacts or Address Book area.

address book

Find the Import option, which might be under a settings or similar menu.

Import

Select the file you want to import. Ensure it's in a compatible format (usually CSV or vCard).

Import CSV

Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the import process.

Tips and Considerations

  • CSV files are versatile and supported by most email clients. This format is ideal for large contact lists.
  • vCards are great for sharing individual contacts or importing/exporting between devices that support this format.
Warning : Always verify the file format supported by the receiving email client before exporting your contacts to ensure compatibility.

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Troubleshooting

Sometimes, you might encounter issues with importing or exporting contacts.

If the import or export process fails, check the file format and size. Some email clients have restrictions on the size of the import file or the formats they support.

For additional guidance on using email through cPanel, refer to our knowledgebase articles:

Need Help?

If you encounter any issues, please open a support ticket here or initiate a LiveChat session using the icon located at the bottom right of the screen. Our team is here to assist you with any queries or issues you may have, ensuring a smooth and hassle-free experience with your cPanel Webmail contacts.


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