I use Yahoo mail and am trying to export my address book to windows 8. How do I do this? Thanks

I have an account in Windows and am trying to use Yahoo as my main email provider.  When I try to export the address book from Yahoo the exporting is not working.  I clicked on the statement "starting download in 5 seconds, if not click here.  I do that and nothing happens. Please help.



Hi Betty,


Thanks for posting in Microsoft Community Forums.



I understand you are facing an issue while exporting Address Book from Yahoo mail to People App. Please follow the provided links which will guide you to import the address book from yahoo mail to your People App.



Please refer to the response of “NickH at Hotmail” in the below provided link and check if that helps.


Refer to the link:






Also refer to the link provided below:


People app for Windows: Frequently asked questions:




You can also post your query in the Yahoo Mail support.


Refer to the link:





Hope it resolves the issue. If the issue still persists, feel free to post. I will be glad to help you.



Thanks & Regards!

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 306 Applies to: