Want to export Thunderbird contacts to Outlook

Hello guys,
I have switched my Thunderbird account to Outlook last week.
Now, I want to move Mozilla address book to Outlook account.
How to do that?
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Bill PrewCommented:
You should be able to manually export the contacts from Thunderbird to a CSV file, then import that into Outlook.  The trickiest part is the "mapping" of the fields exported from Firebird to the correct fields in Outlook.  A better write up than I could quickly toss together can be found at:



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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
use the steps mentioned here, converting to CSV file
https://knowledgebase.constantcontact.com/guides/KnowledgeBase/6001-exporting-contacts-from-thunderbird?lang=en_US

Export a CSV file of your contacts from Thunderbird
To export your contacts from Thunderbird, follow the steps below.  Mozilla Thunderbird is a free, open source, cross-platform e-mail and news client developed by the Mozilla Foundation.

Within Thunderbird, click Tools > Address Book.
Select the desired Address Book.
Note: Make sure that you are selecting a specific address book. The selection by default is set as "All Address Books" and exporting this way will result in a blank file.
Select Tools > Export...
Note: If you do not see the Export option, click View > Toolbars to turn this option on.

Select Comma Separated (*.csv) from the Format drop-down box.
Choose where you want to save the exported file, give the file a name, and click Save.

Step 2: Import your contacts to Outlook
Note: If you’re importing the .csv file into an Outlook.com account (or another Exchange ActiveSync account) in Outlook 2013, see Import contacts into an Outlook.com account.

At the top of your Outlook ribbon, choose File.

This is what the ribbon looks like in Outlook 2016.
Choose Open & Export > Import/Export.

To create your Outlook pst file, choose File, choose Open and Export, and then Import/Export

Choose Import from another program or file and then click Next.

Import and Export Wizard

Tip: If you are prompted to enter a password and you haven't set a password, click Cancel to move to the next window.

Choose Comma Separated Values and click Next.

Browse to the .csv file you want to import.

Under Options, choose whether to replace duplicates (existing contacts), create duplicate contacts, or not import duplicates.

Click Next and choose the destination folder for your contacts. Contacts should be selected by default, but if it's not, scroll up or down until you find it. You can also choose a different folder, or create a new one.

Click Next.

Make sure the check box next to Import "MyContacts.csv" (assuming that's your file name) is selected.

Don't click Finish yet, because you'll need to "map" some of the columns in your CSV file to the contact fields in Outlook. Mapping can help the imported contacts turn out just the way you want.

Step 3: Map your CSV file columns to Outlook contact fields
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Tech Minnietechnical analystAuthor Commented:
Thank u guys for showing interest in my query.
But, I have tried these manual methods and didn't get any solution.
If there is any relevant third party tool to convert Thunderbird contacts to Outlook?
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Robinsan ShawFreelancer BloggerCommented:
Hello Minnie,

As per my personal experience, I would like to suggest you go for one of the best tools i.e. MAB Converter, as I have tried. You can give a try for this software to export Thunderbird contacts to Outlook. First, download its Trial Version which is available at free of cost, and then you can upgrade to the full version of the product.
Mozilla Address Book Converter is an application to convert Thunderbird Contacts into different other file formats. It is one of the commonly used utilities by the users to export MAB files to PST, CSV, or vCard formats.
To download its Free Demo Version, visit its official site:
https://www.freeviewer.org/mab/converter.html
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Sara TeasdaleCommented:
I just assist you to choose the trusted tool to convert your Thunderbird data to Outlook PST format. Choose the best third party tool Thunderbird to Outlook Converter and safely access your Thunderbird emails in Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010 and all below versions. See more at: https://softcart.wordpress.com/mbox-to-pst-converter-software/
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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
You can easily export address book and other email items from Mozilla Thunderbird to MS Outlook by using Kernel for MBOX to PST Converter tool. It is an advanced tool to export Calendar, emails, Contacts, attachments to DBX, EML or MSG format and also to Exchange Server, Office 365, Domino Server and GroupWise. Visit https://www.nucleustechnologies.com/mbox-to-pst.html to download the demo application and know more about MBOX to PST tool.
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Tech Minnietechnical analystAuthor Commented:
Thank u guys for the solutions.
I have tried the manual way.but it didn't worked.
Then I tried Freeviewer tool suggested by Robin.
Thank u for the trouble free way.
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Jerry FreyIT Commented:
Hi,

Apart from other suggested tools, you can also go with Stellar MBOX to PST Converter that helps users to move all mailbox data including mails, contacts, calendars. Software supports 17 MBOX email clients.
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