Import Facebook friends into Google Plus (G+)

Google Plus is one of the fastest growing social networks with, unofficially, more than 10 million users, even before it’s actual public launch. Well, if you still haven’t joined Google+, you can ask for an invite, as you can join G+ only by invitation, as of now.

The first thing that crosses our mind after signing up on G+, is how to import your Facebook friends into this ‘Facebook Killer’.

Import Facebook friends into Google Plus

G+ doesn’t allow you to import your Facebook friends directly because, quite obviously, Facebook refused them these rights. But since G+ allows you to import Yahoo! contacts, here’s a nice workaround:

  • Overview: We will import Facebook friends into Yahoo!, and then import those friends into G+ from Yahoo!.
  • Import Facebook friends into Yahoo!: Yahoo allows you to directly import Facebook contacts into Yahoo! Address book. Follow the steps:
    • Sign in to your Yahoo account & click on the contacts tab at the top
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook contacts Google Plus
    • Now click on the Import Contacts button.
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook contacts Google Plus
    • Choose Facebook from the given list
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook contacts into Google Plus
    • Now wait and let Yahoo! import your Facebook Friends.
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook friends into Google Plus
  • Import Yahoo! Contacts into Google+: Now that our Yahoo! Address Book contains Facebook friends, we will import Yahoo! Contacts to G+:
    • Sign in to your Google+ account and click on the Circles icon at top. Choose Find and Invite>Yahoo!
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook contacts Google Plus
    • A new window will pop up. Click Agree to allow sharing of Yahoo! info with Google.
      Yahoo! Mail import facebook contacts Google Plus
    • You will find all your Facebook friends listed in G+. Add those who are already on G+ & invite others ;)
      Your Facebook & Yahoo friends are now imported into Google plus

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