How to Export Contacts into Email


Let’s face it—not everyone is as responsive on LinkedIn as you are. Never fear, there is a secret way to get the email addresses of any of your LinkedIn connections.


  1. Go to:
  2. From the drop down, select .csv (good for Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc.) or VCF (Mac OS). Most will use .csv.
  3. Hit the export button.
  4. Voila, this will download an Excel file with your contacts name and email address
  5. You can find the email you are looking for and/or upload it to your Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Salesforce, CRM, etc [i]




Check out more tips like this in Erik Qualman’s book, How to Sell on LinkedIn

[i] Hull, Mark. “Take the Work Out of Networking: Real Member Perspectives.” LinkedIn Offi cial Blog. May 18, 2015. Accessed May 25, 2016. https://blog.

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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