User Queries: “I am working in a company where I can access my mails in Mac machine but due to COVID-19, my company allows me to work from home. I want to access my Mac Outlook emails into Windows Outlook. I tried so much software and read many blogs and also watch many videos but nothing happens. Please, somebody, provide a genuine solution to this problem.” “Hey, I’ve been working on Mac Outlook for more than 5 years and I have never seen something like this Mac Outlook updated version provides an export option in .olm file format only and I need to export Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud urgently but it couldn’t allow exporting contacts in .vcf or .vCard file format. If anyone knows the efficient way to transfer Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud please tell me.” “Hello, I am in the accounts department and I need to update over 5000 contacts from my company. I am using Mac Outlook and I don’t want to update each contact manually. So I just need to know if there is an automated tool which used to convert .olm files into .vCard file format so that I can easily update my contacts in MS Excel and easily import them into iCloud. Any suggestion on how to export Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud.”
Many people now suffering from the same issues due to COVID – 19 many organizations allow their employees to start work from home in that case or in the above cases many people want to know the genuine solution to export Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud. If you are also one of them then you are in the right place and we are going to explain the complete procedure to sync Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud.
In this entire write-up, we will provide you the following information?
- OLM and vCard file format Overview
- Manual Method to Export Mac Outlook contacts
- Automated Tool to sync Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud
- Features of Automated Tool
Introduction of OLM and vCard File Format
vCard File Format: vCard is also known as VCF both are the same whereas VCF stands for Virtual Contacts Files and they are used to store information of a person or organization in the form of contacts. The file VCF file format is designed in such a way that they are able to store multiple contact information into a single file.
OLM File Format: People generally don’t know about the OLM file format. Microsoft after the popularity of Windows Outlook decided to launch Mac Outlook and all information such as Emails, Contacts, and Calendars are stored in OLM file format. This OLM file format is only accessible by Mac Outlook itself only.
Manual Method to Export Mac Outlook Contacts
1: Open Mac Outlook and Hit the Tool option
2: Select the Export button and click on Outlook for Mac Data File option
3: Now choose the contacts checkbox from the list of data items
4: Select the destination folder to save the exported file
By following the above method one can easily export Contacts from Mac Outlook in OLM file format. You might be thinking that we explained above that OLM file format is not supported by iCloud so why we need to perform the above steps.
Just keep calm and read the coming write-up section…
Convert OLM to vCard File Format
Since there is no direct method to sync Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud we used this automated tool named OLM to PST converter software to convert OLM files into vCard securely.
1: Download the OLM converter tool and click on ADD file button
2: Select the destination folder to save the converted file
3: Choose the VCF file format
4. Apply Advanced Settings
5: Hit the Export button to initiate the process and wait till process get completed
As you get the vCard/VCF file now it’s very easy to import it into the iCloud account.
Warping Things Up
After reading this entire write-up, one can easily export Mac Outlook contacts to iCloud. Use this automated tool to sync contacts across platforms. The demo version of the tool is available from the official website it can allow you to export 25 contacts from Mac Outlook to iCloud. How to sync Outlook contacts with iCloud on Mac? Now, you know the answer.
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