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How to move Contacts from IncrediMail to Outlook?

So you have converted your messages and moved them into MS Outlook. Now is the time to move IncrediMail address book i.e. contacts. But how the IncrediMail address book can be converted? In this article, we are tried to describe how to do this quickly and effortless.

The first thing you have to do is to find a place where IncrediMail stores the Address Book contacts.

Where does InrediMail store contacts?

IncrediMail contacts are placed in a special database file called AddrBook.db3. The file is a part of IncrediMail Identity so if you have several Identities, you have several Address Books and need to process each one separately.

Default location of IncrediMail Address Book file:

C:\Users\<your user name>\AppData\Local\IM\Identities\{.identity.ID..}\AddressBook\

The file format of IncrediMail address book is not compatible with Microsoft Outlook. However it can be easily fixed with the help of special tools. One of them is offered by our developers free of charge.

IncrediMail Contacts Extractor

Address Book Extractor allows to export contact records stored inside IncrediMail address book. It converts each contact record individually and makes it compatible with Microsoft Outlook. Converter module saves each contact into the files of *.vcf vCard format. These files can be opened or imported into Outlook or other compatible email client in a future. Download Address Book Extractor tool.

IncrediMail Contacts Export

IncrediMail contacts extraction process is very easy. Each step is explained below:

IncrediMail Address Book Extractor

  1. Select the Address Book file you want to extract by clicking it’s file name inside ‘Address Book Files’ list. Alternatively you may use the button called ‘Choose Manually’ to select the address book file manually (for example if the program was unable to detect the AB file automatically).
  2. By default the program saved contact files to the Documents folder of your user profile. However you may select another target folder by using ‘Choose Target’ button.
  3. Press ‘Extract’ button to start the extraction. The process usually takes a few seconds and program displays the message about it.
  4. Select another address book file you need to process and repeat the described steps if you want to extract it also.
  • – If the Address Book database is damaged or empty, nothing will be saved.

How to move IncrediMail contacts to Outlook?

VCF to Outlook Conversion toolThe procedure of IncrediMail contacts importing is quite easy and can be performed manually or with the help of special utility called vCard to Outlook Transfer. The step-by-step description of the automated contact files conversion is available in our tutorials. However if you prefer to do this manually, you may use the instruction below.

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Moving IncrediMail contacts to Outlook:

The procedure depending on Outlook configuration and installed importing / exporting filters. The following procedure could not be completed if Outlook contacts importing filter is not available.

  1. Run Microsoft Outlook and configure the user profile if it is not yet been configured
  2. Use menu File > Open > Import to open the Import and Export Wizard
    Outlook Import Export Wizard
  3. Select the list item called Import a VCARD file (.vcf) and press Next button
  4. Select the contact file you want to import and confirm the selection.
    This will import selected contact file into the Contacts folder.
  5. Repeat the same steps (2-4) to import all contacts files to Outlook

The manual procedure is quite easy, however if you have many vCard files, it cam became the problem. If you need to import the bunch amount of .vcf files, the using of vCard to Outlook Transfer tool will be a best option.