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

Demo Video: How to integrate Google Sheets and Google Contacts?

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:

  • Configure the destination settings to save the executed data.

Scheduler Settings:

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

Notification Settings:

  • Configure the Notification settings to setup the email templates and add attachments.

  • 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.

Synchronize Events

  • Select service as Synchronize Contacts.

  • Select the Max results required.

Synchronize settings:

Synchronization Keys:

The keys will be used for matching rows in Google Sheet with data in Google Contacts.

Conflict Resolution:

  • When Synchronization happens, there could be a conflict of data between Google Sheets and Google Contacts.

  1. Google Contacts Wins

  2. Sheet Wins

Google Contact Wins: Latest data from Google Contact will be updated into Google Sheet.

Sheet Wins: Latest data from Google Sheet will be updated into Google Contact.

Note: The major requirement in synchronization is the synchronize keys. If any of the keys is not having a value in the Google Sheet then Sheet Director will create it first and then the service will be executed.

Google Contact Wins

  • Here the Google Contact data is edited and on execution this data will be updated in Google Sheet.


  • Choose the spreadsheet to store data.

  • Select the required cell value.

  • 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)

  • Click Execute to execute the data.

  • The number of records that are ready to be synchronized will be shown.

  • It will also show all the data that are ready to be updated.

  • Also, the number of data that needs to be updated into Google Contact will also be updated.

  • Click on Sync Now to sync all the data and update it into Google Sheet.

  • Click on Refresh icon to refresh the data.

  • If the data are synced successfully the following screen appears.

  • Click on Close to close the configuration.

Sample Output

  • The Status column in the Google Sheet shows the status of the data.

  • The newly updated data will be marked as Synced Successfully.

  • The old data that already exists will be marked as Already Synchronized.

Sheet Wins

  • Select Sheet Wins.

  • The latest updated data from Google Sheet will be updated into Google Contacts.

  • Select the sheet to store output.

  • 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)

  • Click Execute to execute the data.

  • Click Save to save.

  • The number of records that are ready to be synchronized will be shown.

  • It will also show all the data that are ready to be updated.

  • Also, the number of data that needs to be updated into Google Contacts will also be updated.

  • Click on Sync Now to sync all the data and update it into Google Sheet.

  • Click on Refresh icon to refresh the data.

  • If the data are synced successfully the following screen appears.

  • Click on Close to close the configuration.

Sample Output

  • The Status column in the Google Sheet shows the status of the data.

  • The newly updated data will be marked as Synced Successfully.

  • The old data that already exists will be marked as Already Synchronized.