Easiest Way to Export Excel Contacts to VCF With Attachments

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  • Updated on September 18th, 2023

Summary: If you are looking for a convenient way to export Excel contacts to VCF, then you have come to the right place. In this blog, we will walk you through the easiest ways to export contacts from Excel to VCF. The Aryson CSV to vCard Converter Tool will do this conversion directly.

User Query: ”Hi, I am Michael, and I’m looking for a way to export my Excel contacts to VCF files. I need to be able to export the contacts with their attachments. I’ve already tried many different methods, but I haven’t been able to get them to work. Can anyone help me?”

Smart Methods to Convert Contacts from Excel to VCF

Here, we are going to discuss the smart and top-notch solutions to convert all the contacts to VCF from Excel. We have manual and automated solutions for the conversion process. An automated solution is recommended by many tech experts as it gives various benefits to users, such as the ability to export Excel spreadsheets to PDF. Let’s have a look at the manual method first.

Method 01: Save Excel as vCard Manually

Exporting Excel contacts to VCF format can be achieved manually through a three-step process. This process involves converting Excel data into a CSV format, importing the contacts from a CSV file, and finally exporting them into VCF format. Below are detailed instructions on how to convert contacts to VCF from Excel.

Step 01: Migrate Excel to CSV File

  1. Open in Excel the XLS/XLSX file.
  2. Now, select the Office icon and Save as Other Formats.
  3. After that, to save the.csv file, choose the desired path.
  4. Then, select the CSV file as saving type and click Save.
  5. There can be many sheets in the workbook, so to save them all, click OK.
  6. To keep the workbook in the same format, click Yes.

Step 02: Import Contacts from the CSV File

  1. Click the Window icon, and then in the search box, enter the contacts.
  2. Now, choose the Import option.
  3. Then, choose CSV, and in Import to Windows Contacts, click Import.
  4. After that, choose the Browse option to find the CSV file that was saved in Step 1.
  5. After mapping the Contacts field, finally, click on the Finish button.

Step 03: Export Contacts to vCard File

  1. Again, go to Contacts and then select all contacts that you wish to export to VCF.
  2. At the top of the Contacts page, choose Export.
  3. Now, choose vCards from Export Window Contacts.
  4. Finally, select the Export and Path to Save option to complete the process.

This is the complete solution to export Excel contacts to VCF manually. However, this manual conversion has various limitations. Let’s have a look at why most users avoid using manual methods:

  • Manual solutions are time-consuming, especially for large or complex tasks.
  • These methods are more prone to errors than automated methods.
  • It can be difficult to scale up large or complex tasks.

That’s why most tech experts suggest automated solutions over manual ones. Now, discuss the automated solution.

Method 02: Directly Convert Excel Contact List to vCard 

The Aryson CSV to vCard Converter is an efficient and top-notch tool designed to simplify the process of converting contacts from Excel to VCF format. This tool has a user-friendly interface and provides a seamless experience for users. This tool can export CSV to PDF as well. Let’s see how to do it:

  1. Launch and Start the CSV to vCard Converter software.
  2. Now choose Add Single CSV File or Add Folder option as per your choice.
  3. Then, you will find a tab containing the added CSV file.
  4. Select the Saving format as vCard from Save as.
  5. After that, you will find different options such as Auto Map, Add, Remove, Remove All, etc Go with anyone according to your choice.
  6. This tool also gives various features such as creating a single file for all contacts, saving as blank contacts, creating a vCard Version, and so on.
  7. Choose the Destination Path, and finally click on the Convert button.

This software easily export CSV contacts to vCard. But it’s up to you which method you want to prefer for your Excel sheet. 

Wrapping Up

Managing your contacts doesn’t have to be a headache. With the CSV to vCard Converter, you can easily export Excel contacts to VCF format with attachments, ensuring that your contact list is organized and accessible across various platforms. So say goodbye to the hassle of contact management and hello to a more streamlined process.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q1. Can I export all my Excel contacts to a single VCF file?

Ans – Yes, the Aryson CSV to vCard Converter provides the option to export all your Excel contacts to a single VCF file, making it convenient to have all your contacts in one place.

Q2. What is a VCF file?

Ans – A VCF file, short for vCard file, is a standard file format used to store contact information such as names, phone numbers, and email addresses. It’s widely used for sharing and transferring contact details across different devices and platforms.

About The Author:

As a lead technical writer, I know the technical problems faced by office and professional users. So, I decided to share all my technical knowledge through this blog. I love helping you with tough challenges when dealing with technical issues.

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