For contacts management, MS Excel is a preferred choice of users. Reason being, it helps to arrange contacts and related fields in tabular form. If there is need to export Excel (XLS/XLSX) file contacts into Gmail, there is no direct solution available for the same. The option to be adopted in this case is converting Excel file to vCard and then open vCard in Gmail. Once the contacts gets transferred from Excel to Gmail then only users get access of VCF contacts in Gmail platform.
To Convert Excel Contacts into Gmail, 2 Phases are Invloved:
vCard is simply an electronic business card that stores contact information like email address, contact number, full name, images, website address etc. vCard has .vcf extension and is widely popular because it is supported by multiple applications like desktop email clients i.e. Outlook, Lotus Notes, Smartphone's like Apple iOs, Android and platforms like Mac, Windows, and iCloud etc.
Now, we will discuss the steps for exporting contacts from Excel into vCard file format.