How to attach a vCard to Outlook Email

Attaching a vCard file into Outlook email can somehow be a tough task. But do not worry, here in this article, we are going to discuss each and every process related to carry out the process.

Let’s take a look at the query of the problem strucken user

“I was trying to attach a vCard file to Outlook but was unable to do it. I do not know the reason why this thing is happening to me. Can anybody out there help me or provide me with some methods to attach a VCF contact to Outlook. Thank You”

The above user query might be seem similar to many of you. In this blog, we are discussing every solution for this problem.

Helpful Tip: As we know Outlook only import single vCard file at a time and multiple vCard cannot be imported into Outlook. To overcome this issue, you can use vCard Importer Tool. With this tool, you can import multiple vCard to Outlook without any limitation.

Before proceeding with the steps to attach VCF contact to Outlook email, let’s take a look at the Outlook.


Outlook is a desktop based email client which saves all its data into local system. It create a single file for every service it provides like emails, calendars, tasks, journals, etc. Somtimes, it happens that it does not allow vCard contact files to be attached to the email. To solve this issue, let’s take a look at the method to attach a VCF contact files to Outlook.

Method to Attach a vCard to Outlook Email

To attach a VCF contact file to Outlook manually, follow the below-mentioned steps.

  • Select “New Email” from the navigation wizard.
  • Choose “Attach Item” and then click on “Business Card”.
  • Do one of the following:
    • If the vCard you want to add to the message appears in the short list that is displayed, click it.
    • If you want to add one or more vCards that don’t appear in the list, click Other Business Cards. A dialog box will appear named as “Insert Business Card” and shows all your contacts in the Contacts folder. Scroll through the list of contacts and, holding down the Ctrl key, click the contacts you want to select them, and then click OK.

The above-discussed steps will work properly when you have problem to attach a vCard file to Outlook.


From the above blog, it is quite clear how to attach a vCard contact file to Outlook email. Users can easily go for above method to combine VCF to Outlook email client.

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