Google Plus-How to import your Facebook Contacts

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The whole blogosphere flooded with the news and articles about Google’s brand new Social Network – Google Plus. Invitation offers, invitation requests, reviews etc. Now Google Plus is in Alpha phase and the access is through invitation only.

In Google Plus, Gmail contacts are linked by default and you can import the contacts from other email services also. However there is no direct option to import your Facebook contacts to Google or Google Plus. Don’t worry here the solution.

Facebook and Google have ended mutual cooperation months back  and one will not be able to import the Facebook Contacts directly to Google Plus, but you can indirectly do it that. Facebook can be integrated with Yahoo and Hotmail (Live). If you have a Yahoo or Hotmail id, you can very easily import your whole Facebook contacts to Google Plus. For that do the following steps (Here I am showing the import option via  Yahoomail)

Go to the login page of Yahoomail and In the “Contact”  Tab click the “Import Contact” button

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Click the Facebook Button to import the Contacts from Facebook

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If you are not logged into Facebook, first login with your Facebook id, password and grant permission to get the contacts. You can see the progress.

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Your Facebook Contacts will be imported to Yahoo within few seconds. Now Leave Yahoo and come to Google Plus.

Go to the “Circles” page of your Google Plus account. In “Find and invite” tab you will be able to see the Import contacts from Yahoo, Hotmail options.

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Select the Yahoo option and Give Permissions. Now Your Facebook Contacts are in Google Plus. Occasionally this process can throw some errors and you may not be able to import the contacts successfully. In that case go through the following additional steps.

Come back to Yahoo Mail Contacts. And Select the “Export” option from the “Actions” Menu

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Select the Yahoo CSV Export option and Download your Contacts in CSV form.

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Now come to Your Gmail Account and Go to the “Contacts” Page. In the “More Actions” menu select the Import option.

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Uploaded the Previously downloaded Yahoo CSV File.  Now your Facebook Contacts are uploaded to Gmail, and by default Gmail contacts are shared with Google Plus. Select the contacts, organize it by circling  and send invitations

Inversely you can export your Google Contacts to Facebook also. For that go through this article


  • Likan patra 07/03/2011, 1:59 AM Reply

    Thanks for this trick sir,.. I have used this method to import all my contacts to google+ .. Thanks..

    • krishna 07/03/2011, 5:35 PM Reply

      please send me google plus invitaiton at krishna22211@gmail.com

      thanks in advance ………… please……………..please…………………..please…………………………

    • Shashi 07/05/2011, 10:59 PM Reply

      Could you please send a invite to shashi.gadad@gmail.com please??
      Thanks in advance,
      Shashi

  • krishna 07/03/2011, 3:29 PM Reply

    please send me google plus invitation krsihan22211@gmail.com

    please

    • Sujith 07/09/2011, 12:02 AM Reply

      Hi Krishna you r invited..

  • Misu Ionesco 07/04/2011, 4:27 AM Reply

    Great find ! I haven’t got the chance to explore all this +1 frenzy, but I know I’ll have to soon.

  • ashwin 07/04/2011, 11:45 AM Reply

    nice info .try cricketinash.blogspot.com. i’ve just 77 invitations. i’ve alloted 12 for my friend and wish to give away the rest. and please subscribe to my blog so that i can also gain from sending invitations!!

  • Arben 07/05/2011, 12:28 PM Reply

    Can u send me the invitation for google plus on this email arben-v@live.com

    Thanks…!

  • Techsute 07/07/2011, 12:25 AM Reply

    But if i have indiatimes eamail id, how can i import Facebook contact in google plus, pls suggest

  • Bala Krishna 07/07/2011, 9:44 PM Reply

    Please send invitation to balakr@hotmail.com

  • vijay 07/08/2011, 3:15 PM Reply

    Hey Please Send me an Invite to vijaykumaarbc@gmail.com

  • kannan 07/09/2011, 8:29 AM Reply

    I am using android mobile. If I do this all my 200+ contacts will be reflected in my mobiles contact and it will be annoying and it will take another two three days to organize that itself. So is there any work around to import contact to google+ only without importing to the main google account?

  • nighil 07/10/2011, 3:09 PM Reply

    pls send me a invite to nighilmohan@gmail.com

  • braham gairola 07/16/2011, 10:51 AM Reply

    plzz send me invitation, i can’t wait nw…:)
    plzzz….i’ll b thankful to you..:)

    E-mail id: brahamgairola@gmail.com
    https://www.facebook.com/brahamg

  • nikhil (mumbai) 07/18/2011, 1:38 AM Reply

    plzzzzzzzz snd me invitation …plzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • nikhil (mumbai) 07/18/2011, 1:39 AM Reply
  • seomaster440 08/10/2011, 3:12 AM Reply

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    Will be interesting to see how this evolves over the next few months.

  • Biraj Poddar 09/12/2011, 1:31 PM Reply

    Plz send an invite 2 biraj.poddar@gmail.com

  • sudha 10/18/2011, 3:26 PM Reply

    I started to work on Google Plus for the past weeks. So, I wanted to share my knowledge about Google+ in this article. I found that Google Plus did not support the feature of importing contacts from Facebook. Currently, Google Plus supports importing contacts only from Gmail, Yahoo and Hotmail accounts. I know that most of the readers want to add their Facebook contacts on Google Plus. To do this, you need to have a Yahoo ID.

  • Al Williams 11/08/2012, 7:15 PM Reply

    Unfortunately this system is often revoked by Facebook’s open ID as they do not want people to export their contacts from Facebook.

  • Purbita Ditecha 06/03/2013, 7:00 PM Reply

    Thank you very much sir ji @ I searching a such option to import my facebook contact to Google+ and your tutorial has solved my issue ! [ mein app ki fan ho gayee ].

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