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Importing Gmail Contacts from Thunderbird
I imagine that this is something that will be fixed in future versions
of Thunderbird and/or Gmail, but I could not export my Thunderbird
contacts to a CSV file that Gmail would accept. Bascially, you just
need to add a carefully formatted line to the top of your CSV file.
- In Thunderbird, export your address book to a CSV (comma
seperated values) file, say, address.csv.
Open address.csv with a text editor that does not
wrap lines (e.g., vi) and add
the following line to the top
of the file:
first name,last name,display name,nickname,email address,alt email
address, work phone,home
address1,work address2,work city,work state, work
Make sure that it is all on one line.
Follow Gmail's procedure for importing contacts using your