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Adding, importing and exporting contacts

Add contacts to your Sky Yahoo contacts list

  1. Sign in to Sky Yahoo Mail.
  2. Click the Contacts icon on the top-left hand side of the screen.
  3. Select the New Contact button in the upper left corner.
  4. Enter your contact's information.
  5. Select Save to add the contact.

You can also add a contact by changing your settings to always add new addresses to your contacts list by following the steps below.


Always automatically add new email addresses to your Sky Yahoo Contacts

If you would like to automatically add every new address to your contact list that you send an email to, you’ll need to change your settings.

  1. Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the window and select Settings.
  2. Select Writing email.
  3. Next to When sending messages:, check the box next to "Automatically add new recipients to my Contacts."
  4. Select Save.

Import contacts from another mail program

If you’ve been using Outlook, Hotmail or another email service and you want to import your contacts, please follow the steps below.

  1. From within Sky Yahoo Mail, select the Contacts icon on the top-left hand side of the screen.
  2. Click Import Contacts.
  3. Select the source for the import - a Google account, Facebook account or another service listed - then sign in with your username and password if prompted.
  4. Select Done or View Contacts.

Please note: If you are selecting to import contacts from a desktop email program you will need to make sure that you can export your contacts in either a ".csv" or ".vcf" file format.

Export your contacts

  1. From within Sky Yahoo Mail, select the Contacts icon on the top-left hand side of the screen.
  2. Click Actions and then select Export.
  3. Choose from the programs listed on the page and click Export Now button.

Please note: Sky Yahoo Contacts does not export Facebook contacts, and the maximum number of contacts you can have in Yahoo Contacts is 5,000.