A vCard is a virtual company card that you can attach to emails in Outlook (or somewhere else) and send digitally. Here’s how to create a vCard, send one, or import one in both Outlook and Gmail.
How to Create a vCard File in Outlook
In Outlook, click the “Contacts” icon to get started.
Click File > > New Entry to develop a new contact.
Select “New Contact” and after that click the “OK” button.
Add the info you want to share in the vCard. Bear in mind that this info will be included in each e-mail you attach it to, so it’s finest to avoid individual info unless the contact does not mind others seeing it. When done, click “Save & Close.”
How to Send a vCard File in Outlook
Open a new email and address it to whoever you’re sending out the email to.
Click the paperclip icon on the toolbar to attach a file to the e-mail.
From the “Attachments” menu, select Attach Item > > Business Card > > Other Business Cards.
Pick the vCard you wish to import and click “OK.”
How to Import a vCard File From an Outlook Email
To import a vCard file into Outlook, click the arrow at the right side of the vCard and select “Open.”
As soon as done, the vCard opens in the “Contacts” menu. To wait, click “Save & Close.”
How to Import a vCard in Gmail
Open the e-mail message and click “Download” on the connected vCard.
Open the file and choose which program you want to open it with. Outlook, the very first alternative, enables you to import it straight into your Contacts. Click Outlook and then “OK” to open the file.
Outlook will then open the “Contacts” menu. To save, just click “Save & Close.”
Add the details you want to share in the vCard. Once done, the vCard opens in the “Contacts” menu. Outlook, the first option, enables you to import it straight into your Contacts. Outlook will then open the “Contacts” menu.