Creating & Exporting Contact Lists

Segment your contacts into lists to better classify and target your contacts.

Creating a List

Create your own segmented contact list by selecting "Lists" from the dropdown under "Contacts" in the menu bar.

Select "Lists" from the "Contacts" dropdown

Click on the blue "Create List" under your name on the top right-hand corner of the screen to add a new list. Give your list a name and click on the blue "Create" button to create the list.

Create a new list

Head over to the "Contacts" tab and select the contacts that you want to add to a list and click the "Add to List" button on top on the contact table.

Select the list you want to add the selected contacts to and click on the blue "Add" button to add them to the list.

Select a list to add contacts to

You can always click on a list name to reveal all contacts stored.

Exporting a List

Export your lists by clicking on "Lists" under the "Contacts" dropdown from the menu bar and hover over the list that you want to export. The "Export" button will appear and simply click on it to export the list.

Export lists from SleekFlow

Organising Your Exported List

Correcting Phone Numbers

Your phone numbers may not look like phone numbers with letters and symbols in them, just like the cells C2 and C3 below.

Phone numbers not showing correctly

To change the cell contents to numbers, head to the dropdown in the "Home" tab and select "General".

The dropdown may already show "General" by default while the cells still contain letters and symbols. Simply click on the dropdown and select "General" again.

The cell contents will automatically change to numbers. Alternatively, you can also select "Number" and then reduce the decimal points by clicking the buttons under the dropdown.

Phone numbers showing correctly

Reading Chinese Text

You may have contacts with Chinese names that show up as symbols in the sheet:

Chinese characters not showing correctly

To view them in Chinese, follow the following steps:

  1. Open a new Excel file, click on the "Data" tab and select "From Text"

Get data from text

2. Select the .CSV file and a popup will appear. Click on "Delimited", select "Unicode (UTF-8)" from the dropdown and click on "Next >".

Select "Delimited" and change "File Origin"

3. Under "Delimiters", click the box next to "Comma" and click on "Finish".

Check the "Comma" box

4. The Chinese text will then show

Chinese characters showing correctly