How To Export Leads From Facebook Lead Ads

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Facebook lead ads are a valuable tool for businesses to generate leads and grow their customer base. With just a few clicks, users can provide their contact information, making it easy for businesses to collect valuable leads. But once you have collected these leads, how do you export them and make the most of this valuable data?

In this article, I will guide you through the process of exporting leads from Facebook lead ads. I will share my personal experiences and provide in-depth details to ensure you have all the information you need to successfully export your leads.

Step 1: Accessing the Facebook Ads Manager

To begin, log in to your Facebook Ads Manager account. If you don’t already have an account, you can easily create one by visiting Once logged in, navigate to the Ads Manager dashboard.

Step 2: Selecting your Lead Ad Campaign

Next, locate the ad campaign that contains the lead ads you want to export. Click on the campaign to open the detailed view.

Within the campaign view, scroll down to the “Ad Sets” section and click on the ad set that corresponds to your lead ads.

Step 3: Accessing the Leads Center

Once inside the ad set, locate and click on the “Leads Center” tab. This is where all the leads generated by your lead ads are stored.

Step 4: Exporting the Leads

In the Leads Center, you will see a list of all the leads captured by your lead ads. To export these leads, click on the “Export” button located at the top right corner of the Leads Center.

A drop-down menu will appear with different export options. You can choose to export the leads as a CSV file, which can be easily opened and analyzed in spreadsheet software like Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets. Alternatively, you can export the leads as a TXT file or sync them directly with a CRM tool.

Step 5: Customizing the Export

Before finalizing the export, you have the option to customize the fields you want to include in the exported file. Click on the “Customize Columns” option to select the specific lead information you want to export.

This customization allows you to tailor the exported leads to your specific needs, ensuring you have only the relevant information in your exported file.

Step 6: Finalizing the Export

Once you have customized the columns, click on the “Export” button to finalize the export process. Facebook will generate the export file based on your chosen format and download it to your computer.

It’s important to note that the exported leads will only include the information provided by the users when they filled out the lead form. Make sure to review the exported file to ensure it contains the necessary information for your follow-up process.


Exporting leads from Facebook lead ads is a straightforward process that can provide businesses with valuable customer data. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily export your leads and begin utilizing this information to grow your business. Remember to customize the exported file to include the specific lead information you need and review the exported file to ensure its accuracy.