“I am working as Development Manager in an organization. Being a manager, I have lots of work to do and at the same time, I need to travel from one branch to another frequently. Sometimes, it becomes difficult for me to carry my laptop every time. But at the same time, it is very important for me to have 24X7 access to my PST contacts. That is why it is necessary for me to move my PST contacts to some web-based application. One such solution is to import contacts to Gmail from PST file and has permanent access to Outlook PST contacts.”
The above-discussed scenario makes it much clear that it becomes necessarily important for a user to have access to Outlook PST contacts file. That is why this article is going to discuss how to transfer contacts from Outlook PST to Gmail.
Techniques to Import Contacts to Gmail from PST File
Before we start the process of importing contacts from PST file to Gmail, it is mandatory for the users to know that the contacts are one of the addressing lists which is included either in the Outlook address book or Gmail address book. Only the contacts can be exported from MS Outlook to Gmail. The Manual approach to transfer contacts from Outlook PST to Gmail is divided into two parts:
Export Outlook PST Contacts
Import Contacts to Gmail from PST File
In order to import contacts to Gmail from PST file, there is a professional third-party solution also available which is helpful to the users while maintaining the integrity of the user’s contacts and performs the migration process in the more reliable method. To avoid the corruption problems with user’s contacts, SysTools vCard Export Tool can be used. It is capable of performing secure conversion of Contacts from PST to Gmail. It also provides an option to merge all the contacts under a single large vCard file.
From the above article, we conclude that nowadays, conversion of contacts to Google Gmail is not a challenging task anymore. The manual and professional approaches to import contacts to Gmail from PST file are discussed in this blog. Both the above-discussed approaches have their own merits and demerits. But still, Third-Party professional approach is more preferred among the users over the Manual approach to migrate Outlook PST address book to Gmail.