Importing and exporting contacts

This tutorial will show you how to import and export your Webmail contacts into another mail program.

Exporting contacts

Contacts can be exported in vCard format; the filename ends with.vcf.

To export contacts

1. Click Address Book.


Exporting contacts


2. From the Groups pane, choose the group that contains the contacts that you want to export.
Select Contacts if you want to export all of the contacts in the Address Book.



3. Optionally, click to select the individual contacts that you want to export.

To select multiple contiguous items, select the first item, hold down the Shift key, and then click the last item. To select multiple non-contiguous items, hold down the Ctrl key and click on each of the items that you want to select.


4. From the Export drop-down list, choose Export all or Export selected.


5. Choose where to save the exported file if prompted; otherwise, check the Downloads folder on your computer for a file called contacts.vcf.


Importing contacts

You can import contacts from either vCard (.vcf) files or CSV files.

To import contacts

1. Click Address Book.


Importing contacts


2. Optionally, select the group into which you want to import the contacts.
If you don’t select a group, the contacts will be imported into the Contacts group only.



3. Click the Import icon.



4. Click Browse and navigate to the contacts file that you want to import. Select the file, and then click Open.


5. From the Import group assignments drop-down list, select which address book the contacts should be imported to. The Replace the entire address book checkbox lets you delete all contacts from the selected address book before importing. Be careful with this option; the deletion cannot be undone!


6. Click Import.



Webmail imports the contents of the file and assigns the contacts to the master Contacts group and to any selected groups.