Browsers, E-mail, & Web Apps forum

Question

I installed Thunderbird mail

by itsdigger / October 29, 2013 9:30 AM PDT
Answer This Ask For Clarification
Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: I installed Thunderbird mail
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: I installed Thunderbird mail
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
P.S. The csv.file imports
by itsdigger / October 29, 2013 9:38 AM PDT

but it's empty....Digger

Collapse -
Wait a minute
by itsdigger / October 29, 2013 9:44 AM PDT

the contacts did import but, they went into FF's download file and I have to open it with a PDF viewer.

Collapse -
Ha! I figured it out!
by itsdigger / October 29, 2013 11:10 AM PDT
In reply to: Wait a minute

I had to export my contact list from google as an Apple vCard format (for importing into Apple Address Book) because I'm using Linux. About.com doesn't say it but those instructions are for Windows users..Dunce cap coming off now Cool ...Digger

Collapse -
I didn't know this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 30, 2013 2:24 AM PDT
In reply to: Ha! I figured it out!

I know it's different but you kept trying. That's the key most of the time.

The nice part about this move is that if Yahoo/Gmail does something you don't like, you have your data safe.
Bob

Collapse -
Yeah , the instructions
by itsdigger / October 30, 2013 2:40 AM PDT
In reply to: I didn't know this.

from about.com work for Gmail and Yahoo ( just everything that say's Gmail change to Yahoo) and if you're using Linux or Apple use Apple vCard format instead of csv. Pretty simple now....Digger

Popular Forums
icon
Computer Help 49,613 discussions
icon
Computer Newbies 10,349 discussions
icon
Laptops 19,436 discussions
icon
Security 30,426 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 20,308 discussions
icon
Windows 10 360 discussions
icon
Phones 15,802 discussions
icon
Windows 7 7,351 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 14,641 discussions

CNET's Tech Minute

Top 3 news reading apps

With the latest tech, getting news delivered to your phone is easier than ever. Here's a roundup of apps that are customizable and useful for getting the news.