Export contacts GMail is done to make the backup and can also be used for desktop email client contacts.
To facilitate the transfer of contacts from one application to another, can use import-export feature using CSV format (Comma Separated Value). This file format is supported by many applications that using address book such as GMail Contact, Mozilla Thunderbird, and others. Brief information below is how to export contacts GMail for use in other applications (desktop email client).
- Go to your GMail contacts.
- Select which one you want to export, or check on the top for select all contacts.
- Find export menu from more actions button.
After you download the contacts file, then save to a backup or can be imported if you use a desktop email client like Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, Eudora, Windows Live Mail, other.
If you use BlackBerry handheld, you can use GMail as contact backup (automatic synchronize).
See application of this tutorial on article : Split VCF contact: export contact to ‘old’ mobile phone