Google Contacts

Google Contacts to Google Sheets: Query from Google Contacts into Google Sheets or Post data from Google Sheets into Google Contacts using Sheet Director.

What is Sheet Director?

Sheet Director is a G Suite add-on that helps to manage and control bi-directional data flow between Google Sheets and several other applications like Google Calendar, Tasks, Contacts, Sheets, QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Zoho etc.


It is available in the G Suite Marketplace and Chrome Web Store. Please check Installation instructions to install the add-on.

What is Google Contacts?

Google Contacts is Google's contact management tool that is available in its free email service Gmail, as a standalone service, and as a part of Google's business-oriented suite of web apps Google Apps.

Google Contacts to Google Sheets: Use Case(s)

> Pull all the google contacts and present it in Google Sheet

> Push all data from spreadsheet to Google Contacts.

Google Contacts

Sheet Director

Google Sheets

Setting up Google Contacts into Sheet Director

Choosing App and Service:

  • Select Google Contacts from the list of applications.

  • Select service as Get Contacts/Post Contacts.


Google Contacts to Google Sheet - Query

Google Contacts Configuration:

  • Select the required task from the task list.

  • Select the required fields for which you need data.

  • Fix the maximum result required.

Destination Settings:

  • Select the required destination Sheet. (or)

  • Create a new sheet by clicking the add icon.

  • Mention the starting cell.

  • Switch on include header if required.

  • Switch on clear sheet before execution to clear the existing sheet data.

Scheduler Settings:

  • Switch on Run automatically to execute services automatically in background.

Notification Settings:

  • Switch on Notify on Execution if notification email needs to be send during execution.

  • Click on Setup Email Template and customize the email as required.

  • Click on Pick Drive Files to attach files from Drive to email.

  • Switch on Add attachments from Google Sheets to add attachments from Google sheets.

  • Select the required sheet tab.

  • Select Full Sheet or Range.

  • If range is selected select the required range.

  • Switch on Attach PDF to attach the sheet tab as PDF.

  • Click on execute to pull the data into sheet

  • Click save to save the service

Sample Output:

The below image shows the data that is obtained from Google Contacts.

Google Sheet to Google Contacts - Post


  • Select Apply Template or Setup Mapping

  • Select Apply Template to add a default template.

  • Select Setup Manually to select manually.

Source Sheet

  • Choose the sheet that contains post records.

  • Enter the Start at cell value

(the default value is A1, if you change the value you need to refresh the header by clicking on refresh icon on side)


  • Select the Status column

  • If status column is not there, simply click the +button to add the status header on your sheet(A status column will be created in Spreadsheet)

  • Select the Result column

  • If result column is not there, simply click the +button to add the result header on your sheet(A result column will be created in Spreadsheet)

Mapping

  • After selecting the entity it will ask for intelligent mapping

  • If you need to do intelligent mapping click on yes

  • Intelligent mapping will map the matching fields automatically

  • You can do manual mapping by selecting Column drop down

  • You can delete the field by click on delete icon on top of each filed map

  • You can't delete mandatory* fields

  • Click on execute will ask for confirmation

  • Click save to save the service

  • It will show number of records ready to post

  • Click post now to post the records on Google Contacts

Sample Output

It will show the count of number of records posted successfully and failed to post.