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Export AOL Address Book to CSV

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    In the digital age, managing your contacts efficiently is paramount, and exporting your AOL Address Book to a CSV file offers a seamless transition to other email services or for loading into spreadsheet programs for enhanced data management. The CSV format, widely recognized for its compatibility and ease of use, ensures that all your important contact fields are preserved, making it an indispensable tool for personal and professional connectivity. On this page, we'll delve into what the AOL Address Book is, guide you through the process of exporting it to a CSV file, explore various use cases for this export, introduce an alternative method using Sourcetable, and provide a helpful Q&A section to address your queries about exporting AOL Address Book to CSV.

    What is AOL Address Book?

    AOL Address Book is a service integrated into AOL Desktop Gold software, designed to store and manage contact information. It allows users to keep a detailed record of email addresses, phone numbers, mailing addresses, birthdays, and anniversaries associated with their contacts.

    The service offers functionality to add, edit, or delete contact details and organize contacts into groups. Users can sort their contacts in multiple ways, including by last name, first name, email address, screen name, telephone number, or category. A Quick Find box is also available to facilitate easy searching through the contacts.

    How to Export AOL Address Book to a CSV File

    Method 1: Exporting from AOL Mail Contacts Folder

    To export your AOL Mail address book, log in to your AOL Mail account and go to the Contacts folder. Select Contacts from the folders list. In the toolbar, select More and then choose Export. Select CSV as the file format to save your address book. Choose a location on your computer to save the file and select Export to complete the process.

    Method 2: Using the AOL Mail Folder List

    To export the address book from AOL Mail, navigate to the AOL Mail folder list and then select Contacts. In the Contacts toolbar, click on More and then select Export. After that, choose CSV as the file format and click Export to save your AOL Address Book to a CSV file.

    Method 3: AOL Mail or AIM Mail Export

    After logging into your AOL mail account, select Contacts in the AOL Mail or AIM Mail folder list. Click 'Select All' at the top left of the contact list to highlight all contacts. Click the Export button and choose CSV file format under "File Type". Then, browse to the desired location where you want to save your Contacts file and click Export.

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    Streamline Your Workflow with Sourcetable

    Instead of the traditional method of exporting your AOL Address Book to a CSV file and then importing it into another spreadsheet program, consider the streamlined approach of using Sourcetable. Sourcetable provides a seamless experience by syncing your live data directly from your AOL Address Book, eliminating the need for multiple steps and ensuring that your data is always up-to-date.

    With Sourcetable, you can harness the power of automation and business intelligence, making your workflow more efficient. The platform's ability to automatically pull in data from various sources, combined with its familiar spreadsheet interface, allows you to query and analyze your data effortlessly. Embrace the benefits of Sourcetable and elevate your data management to new heights.

    Common Use Cases

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      Switching from AOL to another email service
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      Backing up AOL contacts for safekeeping
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      Consolidating multiple email service address books into one
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      Importing contacts into business email marketing software
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      Migrating AOL Address Book contacts to a smartphone email app

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is the recommended file format for exporting AOL contacts?

    The CSV file format is recommended for exporting AOL contacts.

    Can the exported CSV file be imported into other email programs?

    Yes, you can import the CSV file into most email programs.

    Which fields from the AOL Address Book are included in the CSV file?

    The CSV file contains fields such as the first and last name, AIM nickname, phone numbers, street addresses, and all email addresses.

    How do you export AOL Mail contacts to a CSV file?

    To export AOL Mail contacts to a CSV file, log in to your AOL Mail account, go to Contacts, select More, choose Export, select CSV as the file format, and then click on Export to download the file.

    What steps should be followed to import a CSV file into AOL Mail?

    To import a CSV file into AOL Mail, go to the toolbar at the top of the contact list, select the More drop-down arrow, choose Import, select CSV, browse for the CSV file on your computer, and then select Open.


    In summary, exporting your AOL Mail contacts to a CSV file is a straightforward process that can significantly enhance your email management and transition to other email programs. By following a few simple steps – accessing Contacts, selecting More, and then Export, and finally choosing CSV before exporting – you can effortlessly move your entire address book, including names, nicknames, phone numbers, addresses, and email information, to a CSV file. This file can then be imported into most other email services, ensuring that you maintain your valuable connections. Alternatively, if you want to avoid the hassle of exporting and importing files, consider using Sourcetable, which allows you to import data directly into a spreadsheet. Sign up for Sourcetable today to streamline your contact management and get started.

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