Importing Mac Address Book into Zimbra
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In the images that follow, the username and account information of an IT employee was used for demonstration purposes.
Please replace these entries with your individual information where appropriate.
In order to convert your Apple Address Book into Zimbra, you'll need a program called Address Book Exporer which you can find here:
Download the above program
NOTE: This only works with Mac OSX 10.2 and higher
It will save a file called AddressBookExporter-2.1.2.dmg to your desktop
Double click on that file
Double Click on the program "Address Book Exporter"
Use the defaults "Export using template Yahoo"
Push the EXPORT ADDRESS BOOK button in the top left
Save the file
Go to Firefox and log into Zimbra
Click on the PREFERENCES tab
Click on the IMPORT / EXPORT tab
Click on the CONTACTS button
Click on the button BROWSE button for DESTINATION
Select NEW and create a new address book "My Address Book" for example
Push the OK Button
Push the OK Button again
Click on the BROWSE button for FILE and find the file created above
Push the OPEN Button
Push the IMPORT button in the lower right
Click on the Address Book tab and check to make sure your contacts came in correctly