In this article you are going to learn how to export linkedin contacts into an excel file in just one click.
This feature is included in Linkedin so it’s free.
You don’t need to pay any third party service to do this for you….except if your need emails and linkedin url’s of your linkedin contacts.
Let’s dive in
How to export contacts from Linkedin to excel?
Step #1: Go to Me > Settings & Privacy
Step #2: Click on Data Privacy > Get of Copy of your data > Change
Step #3: Click on Connections > Request Archives
Step #4: Enter your password
Step #5: Wait 10 min for your export. You will receive an email when it’s ready
Step #6: download your linkedin contact by clicking in the link in the email
Which data do I get when I am exporting contacts from Linkedin?
When you are exporting linkedin contacts, you go these data points:
- First name
- Last Name
- Email Adresses (when available)
- Company Name
- Connection Data
When exporting your connection data, you may notice that many emails addresses are missing.
You will only see email addresses for connections who have allowed their connections to see or download their email address using this setting.
How do i get emails of my linkedin contacts?
If you want to export your linkedin contacts with their professional emails & Linkedin URL, you can use Linkedin Sales Navigator.
If you don’t have a Sales Navigator account, no problem, there is a free trial you can use.
Step #1: Click on Lead filters to open Sales Navigator Lead Search
Step #2: Open Relationships and select 1st degree Connections
Step #3: Add filters to refine your search
Maybe you don’t want to export all your linkedin contacts but only the ones that are in a particular industry or those who work in small companies.
You can totally do that with Sales Navigator by adding other filters in your search on top of “1st Degree Connection”
Step #4: Export your results with Evaboot
Evaboot is a Sales Navigator Chrome Extension that will allow to export your linkedin contact in just one click.
Here is a tutorial to download your sales navigator search results and get their emails:
To download your contact, you simply need to click on “Extract with Evaboot”
Then give a name to your file and launch the extraction
Once the contact extraction is finished, you will get your results here
If you need to get the emails, click on find emails and fill in your Dropcontact API key. (You need to subscribe to Dropcontact to use this feature)
If you have more than 2500 search results in your search, you will need to split the results into several chunks.
Here is a tutorial to show you how to do it:
Which data do I get when I export contacts from Linkedin with Evaboot?
If you are downloading linkedin contacts to excel with Evaboot, you will get much more information than with the basic Linkedin export:
- Profile URL
- Emails (if you use the dropcontact integration)
- Job title
- Job description
- Company Website
- Company LinkedIn URL
- First name, Last name
- Company Industry
- Company Size
- Exact number of employees in the company
- Profile picture’s URL
- Years in position
- Number of connection
- Company Type
- Company creation date
- Company description
- Company Specialities
How to download linkedin contacts out of my network?
Linkedin Sales Navigator is a powerful tool because it will allow to export not only your linkedin contacts, but also people you are not already connected to.
To do this, simply select 2nd and 3rd degree connections on the Sales Navigator search filters
This is really useful if you are willing to do linkedin sales prospecting.
We made a very complete video tutorial about how to generate leads with Sales Navigator.
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