How to pass all your contacts from Hotmail to Gmail

It is very useful to avoid losing the information of our contacts, store them in our email Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo among others, since we have such data easily from any computer and at the same time can also be synchronized from our mobile phone.

Taking into account the previous paragraph and the importance that today have the mobile phones is essential the synchronization in case of losing the mobile device. And in this note we will explain how to export contacts from a Hotmail account and then import them into a Gmail account, to have all your contacts in both webmail services. The steps are very easy and we explain in a simple way so that you quickly have all your contacts in the Google services that simultaneously synchronize automatically with your Android OS.

Export Contacts from your Hotmail account

1. You must log in to your Hotmail account from Outlook Live.

2. Then we have to click the menu at the top left and select “People”.
3. Now inside the “People” link, you must select “Manage” and then “Export”. You can mark the contacts you want, or in their default “All contacts”. You will download a file in .csv format; You must remember its location because you will need it when importing from Gmail.

Import from your Gmail account

1. First we must enter into our Gmail account.

2. Now click on the menu in the upper right corner you should go to “Contacts”.

3. Then in the “More” drop-down menu you will have to select ”Import ”.

4. Next we select the file (.csv) of contacts that you have generated Hotmail when exporting as we saw earlier.

5. Once found the file we select the “Import” option and you will quickly have the same contacts that you had in Hotmail entered in Gmail.

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EU proposes more privacy for Hotmail users

The EU has just proposed a new law to limit the privacy of users of online services such as Gmail, Hotmail / Outlook by preventing them from scanning your emails to send personalized advertising, giving the user the ability to choose what type of advertising to receive.

It is important to keep in mind that services like Whatsapp and Facebook will use the information of our video calls, knowing the location and the duration of them.

The new proposal of the European Union that would put limits to different services of electronic mail and messenger, would affect to a significant way the income in publicity for the companies of Internet. Among the examples of countries that have already taken measures we can emphasize that Germany does not let the data share between Facebook and Whatsapp.

Technological companies should warn users of the confidentiality of their conversations, they should also request permission from them to be invaded to receive personalized advertising. The majority of online services are supported through advertising so they will be affected in Europe if it carries out the measure, which aims to put a brake on the great United States like Google, Facebook and Microsoft.

The Digital Privacy Act in the European Community

 This law is framed with the name of privacy law digitalm that will also request the web searchers, if they want to allow sites that install “cookies” in the same are our personal data and will allow them to direct advertising referred to them and the sites that we go browsing.

Spam both in SMS text messages, phone calls or through emails, will be vetoed if users do not agree to receive them. Regarding advertising calls should be identified by a call prefix of “marketing”, and if they decide not to receive it more we can decide it and they will not enter more. Continue reading