You can import your contacts to your Facebook profile! Obviously, you may want to add your friends, family, and colleagues to your own Facebook profile. Well, it can take a long time, most especially if all the contact information is being stored in your email address book. However, Facebook offers a Friend Finder tool that allows you to import your contacts from instant messaging and instant messaging services on the web, such as Yahoo Mail and Windows Live Mail. You can also import contacts from Microsoft Outlook and other email clients by creating an address book file and uploading it to your Facebook profile. Below are the step by step guides on how you can import your contact to your Facebook profile.
The first thing is to launch your web browser, preferably your Facebook app and log in to your Facebook account.
Click on Friends. Click Find friends. Select your webmail or web service with the contacts you want to import.
Enter the e-mail address and password of the instant messenger or Web mail service that you want to import into the dialog boxes, and then click Find friends.
Wait for Facebook to import all contacts into your email or instant email provider. Check the box next to each name you want to add to your Facebook friends list.
Open Microsoft Outlook from the desktop screen or from the Start menu of your computer. Click File, and then click Import and Export. Select Export to File and click Next.
Click the Outlook Contacts folder that you want to import to Facebook. Click Next. In the dialog box, enter a file name, select the file location on your computer, and then click Next. Check the box next to Export, and then click Finish.
Log in to your Facebook account. Click on “friends” and “find friends”. In the list of options, click More Tools. Click on the “Download contact data” link.
Click Browse and browse to the file on the computer that you exported from Outlook. This ends with a CSV file extension. Click Load Contacts. Wait for Facebook to import all contacts from the downloaded file. Check the box next to each name you want to add to your Facebook friends list.
In Conclusion, you can now import your contacts to your Facebook profile easily. You may have your contacts on external files or web services. Following the above guides, you can now import your contacts.