Open Thunderbird.

Click on the Address Book icon at the top.

PC                                                                                                    Mac
PC address book in Thunderbird             Mac address book in Thunderbird

In the Address Book, go to Tools > Export.

PC                                                                                                Mac

PC address book to tools then export            Mac address book to tools then export

Select Comma Separated from the Save as Type pull-down menu.

Type Contacts in the File Name: field.

Click Save.

PC                                                                                             Mac
PC Select Comma Separated and type Contacts in the File Name            Mac Select Comma Separated and type Contacts in the File Name

Importing contacts into HillConnect

Log into HillConnect at http://hillconnect.hamilton.edu

Click on Contacts in the left-hand column.

click on contacts

Click Import in the bottom left- hand corner.

open Thunderbirdand click on address book

Click Browse.

Locate your Contacts.csv file—by default saved on the Desktop—you just exported from Thunderbird.

Click Import.

click on import

A message will announce the successful completion of the Import process.  Click OK.

message about Import process

Click on the imported contacts (in the picture below: Imported 12/13/11). Select More and choose Rename Group. When prompted by a pop-up window, type Thunderbird Contacts. Click OK.

Click on the imported contacts and select More and Rename Group.     Click on the imported contacts, select more and choose Rename Group

You’re all set!  Your contacts will appear in the middle column and will automatically be referenced when you compose your e-mail.

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Last updated: December 5, 2022


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