How to export LinkedIn connections and imported contacts

Export LinkedIn connections and imported contacts

  1. Click the ☻ Me icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.

  2. Select Settings & Privacy from the dropdown.

  3. Click Data privacy on the left pane.

  4. Click Get a copy of your data section.

  5. Select Want something in particular? Select the data files you’re most interested in.

  6. Select Connections and Imported Contacts.

  7. Click Request archive.

  8. Enter your password and click Done.

  9. You willl receive an email to your Primary email address which will include a link where you can download your list of connections and contacts.


  • When you are exporting your connection data, you may notice that some of the email addresses are missing. You will only see email addresses for connections who have allowed their connections to see or download their email address.

  • The CSV and vCard formats do not support all characters. As a result, languages with extended character sets (such as Chinese, Japanese, or Hebrew) are not supported.

  • You can currently only export contacts that are 1st-degree connections.

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