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How to Convert Excel xls to Vcard vcf File

Date Last updated on September 16, 2020

Manipulating contacts data is very easy using xls or xlsx formats. These filetypes can be opened almost on any computer. But some desktop or mobile applications (on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android or iPhone) only allow importing contacts data from Vcard i.e. vcf format. That’s why it is very important to convert Excel to vcf.

What is Vcard VCF File?

It is a file format that is used to store contact information like name, phone number, email address, home address and many more things. The structure of the vcf file looks like this:

BEGIN:VCARD
VERSION:3.0
N:John;Snow;;;
FN:John Snow
TEL;TYPE=CELL;TYPE=PREF:123456789
END:VCARD

What is Excel (XLS/XLSX) File?

It is a file format that is generally created by Microsoft Excel. Up to Microsoft Excel 2003, the extension was xls and from Microsoft Office 2007 the default extension is xlsx. It is generally used by most of the organizations and businesses.

Let's see how we can convert Excel xlsx to Vcard vcf file:

Steps to Convert Excel (xls/xlsx) to Vcard vcf File

  1. Open Excel file in Microsoft Office.
  2. Click File and click Save As.
  3. Select the location where you want to store the file.
  4. Select CSV (Comma delimited)(*.csv) in Save as type.
  5. Download CSV to VCF Converter. (Size <2MB)
  6. Install it on your computer and open it.
  7. Select CSV file you just exported. Select the encoding you want to use (UTF-8 or ANSI).
  8. Click Export button. Your file will be converted in seconds.

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