Exporting and Importing Contacts through Webmail

Horde

Importing Contacts

To import a contact list in Horde:

  1. Click on the Address Book tab in the top menu.
  2. On the next screen, click the Import/Export option from the left menu.
  3. Under Import Address Book, Step 1, select the following:
    • Format of source file
    • If you wish to delete your current address book while importing this file, please check the box "Replace existing address book with the imported one?"
    • Browse your computer for the contact file.
    • Select Next

  1. Click the Next button.
  2. On the Import, Step 2 page, do the following:
    • Review the file information.
    • Click the checkbox if the first row contains field names.
    • Define the delimiter and quote characters.
    • Define the number of fields.

  1. Click the Next button.
  2. On the Import, Step 3 page, manipulate the fields as needed by adding and removing pairs.
    • To import fields only in the contact file use Add pair.
    • To exclude a particular field from the import or to correct a wrong match, select a field in the lists and hit Remove pair.

  1. Click Next.

Congratulations, you've successfully imported your contacts. You should see a pop up indicating your import was successful:

Exporting Contacts

You can also export the contact list that you have stored in Horde by doing the following:

  1. Navigate to the Address Book icon at the top
  2. Select the Import/Export icon at the top.
  3. Select the type under Export Address Book, click the Export button.

RoundCube

Importing Contacts

To import a contact list in Horde:

  1. Click on the Contacts Icon from the menu on the top right.
  2. Click on the Import Icon, illustrated below:

  1. Click on Choose Files and browse to the file you wish to import, then select the Import button.


Congratulations, you've successfully imported your contacts. You should see a page indicating your import was successful, illustrated below.

Exporting Contacts

You can export the contact list that you have stored in RoundCube by going to Address Book at the top, then click the Export contacts icon.

You can select more than one contact at a time by either holding down Ctrl or Shift when clicking on a contact in RoundCube. When you do this, you can export multiple contacts.


SquirrelMail

Import and export of your address book in the SquirrelMail webmail client requires installing a plugin.

Note: This plugin can be installed on Linux Dedicated Servers and VPS only and is not available on Shared or Reseller accounts. The following link is for reference only. HostGator cannot offer direct support for this item.