How to import contacts from a CSV document

Ozeki Bulk Messenger software lets you import different type of Excel contact lists. In this tutorial I will show you step by step how to create an Excel contact list and how to import contacts from a CSV file.

Step 1 - Create an Excel document

Open Microsoft Excel and write Full name, Phone number and Email into the first row, like on Figure 1. Then you can start adding names, numbers and email addresses from the second row.

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Figure 1 - Create an Excel document

Step 2 - Save the Excel document

At 'Save as type' select CSV (Comma delimited).

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Figure 2 - Select format type

Click on 'Save'.

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Figure 3 - Save the Excel document

Please now return to Ozeki Bulk Messenger.

Step 3 - Create a CSV address book

On the 'Quick Start' page select 'Step 1 - Address books'.

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Figure 4 - Select First steps - Make an address book

After that, click on the blue 'Create new address book' button and select the 'Import' address book.

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Figure 5 - Import address book

Select the 'CSV' one.

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Figure 6 - Create a CSV addressbook

Step 4 - Upload your CSV file

At 'Address book name' you can add a name for your address book.

If you click on 'Browse...' you can select the Excel CSV file which you would like to use. Finally, it is time to upload the file. Click on the 'Upload' button and you will see the uploaded file highlighted in blue! Now you can click 'Ok'.

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Figure 7 - Uploading your CSV file

Step 5 - Managing your contacts

Please click on the 'Contacts' button in order to edit information of your contacts.

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Figure 8 - Open the details page of your addressbook

If you would like to modify a contact click on the 'Open' button next to it.

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Figure 9 - Open the details page of your contact

Now it is possible to provide more data of your contact. Click on the 'Add contact information' button and then choose from the different information types.

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Figure 10 - Add contact information

In case, you would like to add a new contact to the list then click on 'Create new contact'.

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Figure 11 - Create new contact

In the 'Contact details' window you can add basic information about the contact. If you are finished, select 'Ok'.

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Figure 12 - Provide contact details

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