Yahoo Address Book import into Mac OS X Address Book


You can now export your Yahoo Address Book into a vCard format that can be used for the Address Book in Mac OS X.

Some people suggest that you export the Yahoo Address Book as LDIF format, but the thing with this is that you lose all your contacts’ home email addresses.

To keep all your work and home email addresses, you can use the script I wrote: https://www.spudart.org/php/yahooaddressbook2vcard

It will convert over the following fields from Yahoo into Mac OS X Address Book:

–First

–Middle

–Last

–Nickname

–Email

–Messenger ID

–Home

–Work

–Pager

–Fax

–Mobile

–Other

–Primary

–Alternate Email 1

–Alternate Email 2

–Personal Website

–Business Website

–Title

–Company

–Work Address

–Work City

–Work State

–Work ZIP

–Work Country

–Home Address

–Home City

–Home State

–Home ZIP

–Home Country

–Birthday

–ICQ ID

–Google ID

–MSN ID

–AIM ID

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Anonymous
Anonymous
16 years ago

This would be great for the 9 other Mac uses out there.

Anonymous
Anonymous
16 years ago

Shoot, I meant 9 other Mac USERS out there.

Charlie
Charlie
16 years ago

So, let me get this straight… I need a website to use this script? I can’t just run it on my hard-drive somehow? I’m confused. I don’t have a website. At least, I don’t THINK I do.

michael Lambe
michael Lambe
16 years ago

i am confused too…i don’t have a website but really would like to run your script…i wish yahoo would just help out a bit…oh well….

baro
baro
16 years ago

You are truely my hero. Thank to people like you little things finally DO work! Thanks. Is there also an option for the other way round? I would like to update the yahoo account as well for travel and backup. I just never felt that .mac is worth the 99$. regards one of the 9 others

gfedcba
gfedcba
14 years ago

this is wonderful! i’ve been looking for somthing like this for weeks, and now there it is. btw, <? as a start of php script may not work for everyone. i changed it to <?php

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