Wednesday, 15 February 2012

How To Master Google+ Importing Facebook Contacts Part 16

Time Saver: Importing Facebook Contacts


Starting up a new social account takes a lot of time and energy. You need to add your contacts all over again, start posting regular updates and engage your audience.


With the information we’ve provided in the Mastering Google+ guide, you now know how to automatically post updates from Google+ to both your Facebook and Twitter account.


 But, is it possible to save even more time by importing your Facebook contacts into your new Google+ account?
You bet!


While it requires a few steps, it’s actually very easy to copy over your Facebook contacts into your Google+ account. Here’s how to do it:

Step 1: Create a free Yahoo email address

Step 2: Log into your Yahoo! Email account and choose the “Contacts” tab from the navigation menu.


Step 3: Click “contacts"
from within your Yahoo! Email account, selecting "Facebook"
from the available Menu.
You will now see a menu that offers you the option of importing your contacts from Facebook, Gmail, Windows Live Hotmail and more.

You will now need to log into Facebook through your Yahoo! Mail to begin importing your contacts.

The process may take some time, depending on the number of Facebook contacts that you have.

When complete, you will see a “Congratulations” screen indicating the number of contacts that have been imported into your Yahoo! Email account:
Click on the Facebook icon to begin.


Step 4: Log into your Google+ account and click the “Circles” tab.


Step 5: Click “Find & Invite” from your Google+ account, and click theYahoo! Button from the options menu.

Click “Agree” on the pop up window that appears, authorizing Google+ to import your Yahoo! Email contacts:

Note that if your Yahoo! Email account was just created, you will have to wait 14 days before you are able to import your contacts.

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