Importing Outlook Express Emails Into Thunderbird And Evolution - Page 4

6 Evolution - Importing Contacts

To import the address book into Evolution, we must open Thunderbird on our Linux desktop again. Open Thunderbird's address book and go to Tools > Export...:

Select a location to store the exported address book:

Afterwards, you can close Thunderbird.

In Evolution, go to File > Import... again:

The Evolution Import Assistant comes up again:

Choose Import a single file:

Then pick the address book file you've just created with Thunderbird (it should have the extension .ldif):

Select On This Computer > Personal as the import location:

Then click on Import:

The contacts are being imported:

Afterwards, all your Outlook Express contacts should be listed in Evolution:


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