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How to Import VCF Files Into Thunderbird in a Seamless Manner?

Sherry James | Modified: 2021-01-19T12:41:24+00:00
import vcf contacts to thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the widely used email application which is free and introduces as an open-source to use. It is a desktop-based email client and provides various functions such as to send/receive emails, contacts, calendars. It provides a personalized email address which makes it a user-friendly email client. Moreover, being an efficient, feature-rich and reliable email client in managing the emails, it promotes the user to migrate to Thunderbird email client. Apart from emails, users find contacts also very important. So many users while switching to Thunderbird, wants to import VCF files into Thunderbird Address Book. Thus, this blog explains the method on how to batch import vCard files to Thunderbird. Basically, VCF file format stores information of persons or business contacts. Before knowing the process to import VCF contacts to Thunderbird let’s know some advantageous features of Thunderbird.

Prominent Features Offered By Mozilla Thunderbird

  • It provides the secure connection to email accounts
  • Enables password protection and protects from junk emails
  • Expandable via add-ons or plug-ins to enhance and improve the functionality
  • Email search and filtering option let users adjust emails according to the priority
  • Allows to configure any number of email accounts and manage them at one place
  • Supports customized interface by managing folders smartly
  • Provides Send Later add-on that let users manage and schedule emails accordingly.

Why Users Demand to Batch Import VCF Files Into Thunderbird

“I am facing the technical problem with my system. I have some contacts from my Android phone which needs to be moved to my desktop PC. I am not aware of the steps that need to be followed to import .vcf contacts into Thunderbird. I am a novice person and so I do not know how to proceed to import multiple vCards to Thunderbird Address Book. Could someone help me with this issue?”

“I want to troubleshoot the problem which I am severely facing. I have carried a few methods but many of them did not help me to solve. As I need to import my business vCard contacts into Thunderbird. Could someone please explain the process of how to import multiple VCF files into Thunderbird?”

Manual Method to Import vCard files into Thunderbird

Even though Thunderbird allows various file formats to import, here it focuses on method to import VCF files into Thunderbird Address Book.

1- Firstly, launch Mozilla Thunderbird account and select the Address Book tab

open thunderbird

2- Now, from the Tools menu bar, select the Import option

import

3- After that, choose the Address Book option from Import wizard to import the .vcf file

click address book
4- Once the selection is done, click on the Next button

5- Now, select the appropriate file formats to be imported. Here, we will choose vCard file(.vcf) option and click on the Next button

hit next
6- After that, select the VCF file from the system from where it is stored and then click Open to import the file

select file
7- When the file is opened, this will let to begin the Import process

8- Once the import process is completed. Click the Finish button

finish
9- By this, an Address book will be created with the same name as that of the VCF file which has been exported

10-This method to import VCF files into Thunderbird enables the user to view all contacts from the Address book which is exported to it.

However, if the user wishes to import the VCF file into some other email account. Then, below is the solution for the same.

Suggestion For Users Holding Outlook Account

Outlook account holders can import VCF file with multiple contacts to Microsoft Outlook, simply by opting vCard Importer Software. It is exclusively designed for Outlook users so that one can import multiple vCard/VCF without any trouble. It is the most reliable and popular tool which helps to import contacts easily.

Conclusion

In this blog, we have discussed the manual approach which a user can follow to import VCF files into Thunderbird. Users having low technical expertise can also make use of this manual approach because of its easy steps. On the other hand, Outlook users can perform to import VCF file by using the recommended professional software.