Thunderbird Cannot Export Contacts to vCard Format : Resolve the Issue


Problematic Situation

I use Mozilla Thunderbird application from past few years and I usually save all my business contacts in its address book. There come many situations when I need to access my MAB contacts from the mobile phone. So, once I was decided to export all Thunderbird contacts to my phone. But, my smartphone supports only vCard format to export. Thus, to execute this task I was required to      format. As a non-technical user, it was very complicated for me. Yet, I start to search the solutions for same and I got some manual methods. Implementing manual solutions was somehow complex for me but even after that, I tried a technique to export Thunderbird address book. In which I followed down-mentioned steps:

  • Launch Mozilla Thunderbird and click on Address Book tab
  • From Address Book wizard, click on Tools menu and it will display a menu list
  • Here, select the Export option and from Save As type section, choose vCard file format
  • Finally, click on Save button

Well, this manual solution seems very easy however, after performing this I lost some important information from my MAB file. Then, I caught in a scenario i.e., Thunderbird cannot export contacts to vCard format.  Now, convert Thunderbird address book to vCard was become a fear for me.  After that, I got an amazing third-party utility i.e., MAB Converter. This astonishing software resolved my problem in just a few minutes. Thus, today I am here to share my personal experience with all users who are searching the solution to convert Thunderbird address book to vCard, CSV, PST, LDIF, and VCF formats.

Professional Technique to Fix Thunderbird Cannot Export Contacts to vCard Issue

Try below-mentioned steps to convert Thunderbird contacts to vCard file format:

  • Download and install MAB File Converter
  • Launch the tool and click on Add File button to add the Thunderbird contact Files

Note: Default location of Thunderbird MAB Files: C:\Users\admin\AppData\Roaming\Thunderbird\Profiles\<Profile name>

  • Here, you can also select a complete folder that comprises .mab files via selecting its Folder option
  • After browsing MAB file/folder, click on OK button to resolve Thunderbird Cannot Export Contacts issue

  • Now, the software will display a preview list of all contacts stored in MAB file

  • From the Export Options window, click on the radio button corresponding to vCard to export Thunderbird contacts to vCard

  • Next, click on Browse button to select the final location to store the resultant vCard file

  • Go and select a location then, hit the OK button

  • Eventually, click on Export and let the process complete successfully

  • Export process completed successfully wizard will prompt now, click on OK

  • The tool will display the operation progress report and you can save this report just via clicking on Save button

  • To verify the done procedure, go to the location where you saved the output vCard file

Thunderbird cannot export contacts to vCard issue is resolve now. After exporting MAB to vCard, I became able to import vCard on my smartphone. Also, users can use the exported vCard file in multiple platforms for different purposes. I would like to recommend Thunderbird Address Book Converter tool to all users who are required convert MAB files into different file formats such as vCard, PST, and CSV. The software incorporates a user-friendly interface thus, any technical, as well as non-technical user can use this tool without any hassle. Also, there is no file size restriction impose by the tool for Thunderbird Address Book migration into other

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