FAQ – How do I Import Contacts to my PCCRovers Google Account?

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Our PCCRovers mail service is provided by Google, therefore we can also access Google features using our pccrovers.com email address.

This tutorial shows you how to import contacts to your PCCRovers account through our “Automated Contact Sync” tool.

1. Log on to http://pccrovers.com/tools/contact-sync/ with the provided generic password.



2. Carefully read over the Terms of Service, and click “I Agree”

3. Log in to your PCCRovers account, or select the account if you’ve previously logged in.

4. After you’ve finished logging in, you will be taken to this screen. Please select the option to merge contacts:


5. Click the drop-down tab “more” and click “Find & merge duplicates”

6. After you have completed merging your duplicate contacts, select the most recently imported contact group and select “Delete group” from the drop-down tab.

7. Congratulations, you have completed the contact import process!


You can also manually import contacts with this method:


1. Log in to Basecamp at https://baloo.basecamphq.com/.

2. Inside the right panel, you would see a list of departments. Click on * RoverHQ.
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3. Click on Files at the top menu.
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4. Find contacts.csv, click on it to download the file. Do NOT download the vcf version, since it doesn’t work well with Google Contacts.
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5. Log in to Gmail with your PCCRovers account at https://www.gmail.com/.

6. At the top-left corner, you should see Mail with a down button on its right. Click on the down button.

7. Click on Contacts inside the menu that appears after clicking the down button.

8. Inside the Contacts page, click on More on the left menu, and proceed to click on Import in the expanded menu.
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9. A dialog box pops up indicating that you have to use the old contacts page. Click GO TO OLD CONTACTS
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10. Inside the Contacts page, click on More at the top menu.
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11. Find the Import… option.
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12. An import contacts dialog pops up. Click on Choose File.
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13. Find the contacts.vcf file that you have downloaded in step 4.

14. In the import contacts dialog, click Import.
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15. You will  see the updated contacts.

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16. Now we need to move the imported contacts to the My Contacts folder. Select all contacts that you wish to import.

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17. Under the Groups tab (the one with three heads), select My Contacts, click Apply and the move should take place. Your imported contacts should be under the appropriate folder. move to contacts

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2 Responses to “FAQ – How do I Import Contacts to my PCCRovers Google Account?

  • Good resource page. I think we should add one more step to this, which is merging of contacts. There is a built in function that find and merge contacts under the “more” button.

    • Kenneth Liu
      3 years ago

      Thanks Leo for the feedback! We’ll get right to it.