How to Export Linkedin Contacts? [Excel Download with Email]

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

how to export linkedin contacts

Step #2: Click on Data Privacy > Get of Copy of your data > Change

how to download linkedin contacts

Step #3: Click on Connections > Request Archives

exporting linkedin contacts

Step #4: Enter your password

how to export contacts from linkedin

Step #5: Wait 10 min for your export. You will receive an email when it’s ready

how to download contacts from linkedin

Step #6: download your linkedin contact by clicking in the link in the email

export contacts from linkedin

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
  • Position
  • Connection Data

When exporting your connection data, you may notice that many emails addresses are missing.

exporting contacts from linkedin

You will only see email addresses for connections who have allowed their connections to see or download their email address using this setting.

linkedin privacy settings

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

use sales navigator to download linkedin contacts

Step #2: Open Relationships and select 1st degree Connections

use sales navigator to export linkedin contacts

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”

add filters to your sales navigator search

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”

export linkedin contact with Evaboot

Then give a name to your file and launch the extraction

download linkedin contact with Evaboot

Once the contact extraction is finished, you will get your results here

download evaboot file

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)

how do i get emails of my linkedin contacts

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
  • Location
  • 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

download 2nd and 3rd degree linkedin contacts

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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