How to View VCF/vCard file on a Windows Computer

Are you wondering how to open a VCF/vCard file on a Windows computer? Then don’t worry here you will the complete solution to your concern. 

VCF or vCard format is used to store contact information. Personal contact details like name, email address, phone number, and more are stored based on the vCard file system. It’s a simple text file, so it’s easy to share across platforms such as multiple devices, email clients, and operating systems.

There are multiple ways to open VCF file in PC. However, there is a simple and well-known method to open a VCF file on a computer smoothly.


The well-known solution to open a VCF file is using Windows Contacts.

  1. Just right-click the VCF file you want to open.
  2. Select Open with.
  3. Then select Windows Contacts.





However, there are several ways how to open a VCF file on the computer. We are going to explain all methods in the next section.

1. Open VCF/vCard File on Computer Using Notepad

  • Run the Notepad application on your Windows PC.
  • Click File and select Open from the list.
  • Navigate to the VCF/vCard file you want to open.
  • In the Save as type, select All Files.
  • Select the required VCF/vCard file and click Open.



2. Open VCF/vCard File on PC with Outlook


  • Simply open the MS Outlook app on your PC.


  • Click File and select Open & Export >> Import/Export.


  • Select “Import a vCard file (.vcf)” and click Next.


  • Browse and select the VCF file to import.


  • Now you can access and open VCF files in Outlook.



3. Open VCF/vCard File on Computer Using Gmail

  • Firstly, sign in to your Gmail account on any browser.
  • Go to the Google Contacts page.


  • Then click the “Import” button.


  • Select “Select File” from the dialog box.


  • Browse for the required VCF/vCard file.


  • Click on the Import button.


  • Now you can access your contacts in Gmail at any time and anywhere.



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