View Full Version : Sync Contacts on Mac to PC

10th April 2009, 01:51 PM
Hey Guys,

Just wondering if there is a way to sync all of my contact on my mac to mypc running vista (but no outlook 07) running thunderbird for emails, dont mind if i need to download anything but pref not buy anything ;-)


BTW Happy Easter to everyone

10th April 2009, 02:34 PM
Do you mean sync - as in keep them both up to date, or just export?

10th April 2009, 03:41 PM
Do you mean sync - as in keep them both up to date, or just export?

keep up to date would be nice but also just exporting them for now would also be fine, reason being for work we use black berry so my only other option is to buy missing sync and then sync them onto blackberry and then to pc?


10th April 2009, 03:49 PM
Sentence structure helps when you post questions;)

Address book exports to vCard. I don't know thunderbird on PC though, so don't know if you can import vCard.

10th April 2009, 10:17 PM
You can do this using google contacts as an intermediary

So on the PC with thunderbird, you need to get an addon called Zindus which syncs Thunderbird with Google contacts

Now on the Mac you need to get set up contact syncing using this guide:
How to Enable Mac Address Book to Sync with Google’s Gmail Contacts without an iPhone or .Mac [Mac Guide] : Zaphu (http://www.zaphu.com/2008/05/29/how-to-enable-mac-address-book-syncing-with-googles-gmail-contacts-without-an-iphone-or-mac/)