Importing Contacts into Proton Mail

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In Proton Mail v1.11 and up, we support the importing of your existing email contacts from other email service providers (ESPs).

The process takes just a few minutes and is outlined here:

Export contacts from Gmail

1. Log in to Gmail.
2. Go to the “Contacts” page.

3. Click “Export”.

4. Choose a format.

Once you have exported your contacts to a file, visit your Proton Mail Contacts page to import your contacts.

We only have a guide for Gmail for now. We will update this post with additional ESP later.

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Jason Stockman

Jason is a co-founder of Proton Mail. He works on building Proton Mail's user interface and websites. Jason has over 10 years experience building websites and applications.

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