Process of exporting Mozilla® Thunderbird contacts
What is the procedure for exporting Mozilla Thunderbird contacts?
Thunderbird is a secure e-mail client developed by Mozilla. It uses communication protocols POP and IMAP. It finds messages fast and allows you to filter results comfortably by date, contact and more. It comes with advanced Add-ons and excellent themes and has an enhanced user-interface. This e-mail client has got advanced security and also message filtering capacity. Mozilla Thunderbird is easy to install and latest version of Mozilla Thunderbird is version 3.1.7. In order to manage mail in Mozilla Thunderbird, functions such as Views, Tags, Filters, Fast Search and Smart Folders. Mozilla Thunderbird can be customized according to your specific needs and it provides excellent security and privacy features as well.
Here are the ways to export Mozilla Thunderbird contacts and types of issues that occur while exporting Mozilla Thunderbird contacts:
- Ways to export Mozilla Thunderbird contacts
- File format issues
- Due to corrupt registry files
Ways to export Mozilla Thunderbird contacts
In order to export Mozilla Thunderbird contacts you can use Export function. For that, select ‘Tools’ and go to ‘Address Book’, otherwise you can open the Address Book using keyboard shortcut, Ctrl+2. Then you can choose the contacts that you want to export. After that, select 'Tools' and choose 'Export' and you will get 'Export Address Book' window. Then choose a file name and format it to .CSV file format for exported contacts.
File format issues
There maybe several several problems while exporting contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird. One of the main issues are file format issues. Mozilla Thunderbird allows three formats in order to export contacts from Address Book. They are LDIF, for LDAP directories, CSV and Tab Delimited. If you choose the incorrect file format, it will cause issues while exporting contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Registry is a major part of the system that stores preferences of all the software installed on your system. If the registry gets corrupt then it will cause issues while exporting Mozilla Thunderbird contacts. Viruses are also a problem that causes registry errors, and they also cause corruption of the software. Regcure and RegFix are registry cleaner software, and with the help of them you can resolve registry problems.
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