How to Migrate Office 365 Contact list to VCF/vCard Format?

I found this query on several forums that users are asking a lot for the methods to migrate contacts from Office 365 to vCard format. Hence, through this post, I would like to share the solution with the users for solving this query.

Office 365 is a cloud-based email application that can be accessed from anywhere by the users. On the other hand, VCF is a universal contact storage format that is supported by Mac, Windows and mobile applications.

Steps to Export Contacts from Office 365 to VCF Format

There is no direct approach that will help users to access O365 contact list to vCard format. So, users first need to export contacts from Office 365, save them to CSV format and later on export these contacts into VCF format.

Steps to Export Office 365 Contacts

  • Open Office 365 account and provide correct username & password to login. After that, go to the People icon in Office 365.
open office 365 account
  • You will find a list of contacts. Select the contacts you want to export.
  • After selecting the contacts list, click on the Manage option and then click on the Export Contacts.
manage option export contacts
  • Select the format in which you want to export the contacts. Select Microsoft Outlook CSV option.
microsoft outlook csv
  • Once the process gets completed, the user will get Office 365 contacts into CSV format.

After getting the CSV file, the users need to convert this file into VCF format. To do this, use Softaken CSV to vCard Converter third-party tool.

Here are the steps with this application to convert Office 365 exported contacts file to VCF format.

  • Initially, download and launch the program on your Windows machine.
  • Once you run the application, you will find Browse button. This will help you in adding CSV file.
adding csv file
  • After scanning the CSV file, the software provides complete broadcasting of the file. Plus, here you will find options to map CSV fields with VCF.
map csv fields with vcf
  • The next option is to specify an output destination to save the resultant files.
  • Finally, press the Convert Now button to start the conversion process.
convert now button for conversion

Final Words

There are several users who want to export O365 contacts list in VCF format so that they can access these contacts in their mobile phones. Now, they can simply perform the migration and get the required results. For further help, you can contact us at any time.