Tips to Backup Contacts in Mozilla® Thunderbird®
Read on to know more about Mozilla Thunderbird and method to backup contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Mozilla Thunderbird is an e-mail client released from Mozilla. This e-mail client has got new and improved features while comparing it with other e-mail clients. You would use this e-mail client for many innovative applications. This e-mail client has got advanced e-mail security and also consists of message filtering capacity. The latest version of Mozilla Thunderbird is version 3.1.7. It is secure and very functional e-mail client. Views, tags, filters, fast search, and smart folders help you to manage mail in Mozilla Thunderbird. It can customize according to specific needs. It also provides excellent security, and privacy features. The communication protocols supported by Mozilla Thunderbird are the POP and IMAP. This e-mail client also lets you to read RSS feeds like streams of e-mail with filters, search, and labeling.
Following are the methods to backup the contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Need to backup contacts
- Manually backup the contacts
- Using software
Need to backup contacts
If you want to use your contacts in a new e-mail client present in your system, you need to backup the contacts from Mozilla Thunderbird. Thus you can avoid creation of new contacts and can save time. Creation of new contacts, may lead to system file crash, and as a result it could cause damage to the file or make the system files corrupted. It would cause loss of information in Mozilla Thunderbird. In order to avoid these situations, it is better to take the backup of Mozilla Thunderbird contacts.
Manually backup the contacts
In order to backup contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird, you need to open the e-mail client and select 'Address Book' option. Then select ‘Tools’ from the ‘Address book’ window and choose ‘Export’. Then you need to save the address book and contacts in a customize folder with LDIF format. Like this, you can create the backup of contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird.
'MozBackup' is a utility used to backup Mozilla Thunderbird. You need to download and install MozBackup and select the option ‘Backup’ from the software. You need to choose the program profile and the location for saving the backup. You can also have the option to password protect the file. Then you need to choose the profile that you want to save. Thus you can backup contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird using the utility.
iYogi is the fastest growing online and remote tech support provider in the direct-to-consumers and small businesses sector. Our highly skilled and experienced tech experts available, 24x7x365 will provide the best issue resolution and customer satisfaction. Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services:
- Comprehensive support to backup contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird
- Diagnostic & repair for your technologies.
- Troubleshoot software errors.
- Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.
- Connect to Internet, devices and peripherals.
- Optimize your computer’s speed and performance.
Unlimited access to great tech support, all year around! We promise the lowest wait-time and highest resolution rate in the industry.