How to De-Dupe File on Import

When importing a new file you may select to remove duplicate contacts.  When this import Method is used VanillaSoft will NOT import any contacts with matching information in the field you specify to match (such as phone number, email address, etc.). Also, if more than one contact in your import file has the same information in that field then only the first contact will be imported. Here are the steps to perform this function:

  1. Login as an Admin
  2. Select Project
  3. Select Import Contacts
  4. Browse for you file
  5. Select Add Contacts/Skip Duplicates from the Import Method Menu
  6. Click Next
  7. Select the field from your import file and the field in VanillaSoft that have a unique value  that will match
  8. Click Next
  9. Map your fields
  10. Start Import
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