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Importing Contacts

  1. #1

    Posts : 11
    win 8

    Importing Contacts

    Win 8 pre installed Acer touch

    There is a partial list of contacts under People and when composing an email.

    Imported my contacts (WAB) file from a USB but the new contacts do not appear under the People App or when writing an email.
    However they are listed in a directory, C:\computername\Contacts

    Because I tried this several times there are 2 copies of each contact. Real mess. Going to delete this file but want to hear from someone here first.

    Looked for filters but none to be found.

    How can I import my contacts from a USB drive into the People App and use this list as my email address source?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Yes, we are having the same problem... it would be great if someone lets us know how to import the wab file or csv file into the people app...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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