How to Export a Facebook Email Address and Contact Information

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How to Export a Facebook Email Address and Contact Information
Use your Yahoo! Mail account to access Facebook e-mail addresses. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images News/Getty Images)

It can be very time consuming to go through hundreds of Facebook profiles trying to locate e-mail addresses. Facebook has many apps that can export some contact information, birthdays and names of your friends, but none can export the email addresses of all of your Facebook friends, because Facebook's API does not allow Facebook apps to directly access users' e-mail information. You can work around this issue by using Facebook's relationship with Yahoo! to retrieve the email addresses of your friends as well as their contact information.

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Things you need

  • Yahoo! e-mail account

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  1. 1

    Open your browser and visit

  2. 2

    Log in to your account using your Yahoo! ID and password. If your Yahoo! account is already linked with your Facebook account, use your Facebook ID and password.

  3. 3

    Click on the "Import Contacts" link next to the Facebook icon.

  4. 4

    Click on the "Facebook" icon that appears on the screen.

  5. 5

    Select the "OK" button to allow Facebook to share information with Yahoo!

  6. 6

    Wait a few moments while Yahoo! retrieves all of your Facebook contact information.

  7. 7

    Click on the "View imported contacts" link.

  8. 8

    Check the box next to "Sorted" to select all of your contacts.

  9. 9

    Select the "Tools" button at the top. Click on "Export."

  10. 10

    Click the "Export Now" button next to "Yahoo! CSV."

  11. 11

    Type the CAPTCHA code in the text box that appears on the screen to verify that you are a human being.

  12. 12

    Click on the "Export Now" link.

  13. 13

    Click "OK" to save the file to your desktop.

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