When using Microsoft Outlook, I found one very interesting and useful feature – vCard. vCard stands for Virtual Business Cards. When you want to share your contact information and company details with others, business cards are very helpful. At conferences or other networking events, business cards come handy to bridge the communication gap. Now a days everything’s getting virtual and business cards are no exception. Virtual Business Cards can be sent via e-mail in Outlook. We will see how to Send, Receive and Create your Virtual Business Card.
How To Create vCard In MS Outlook?
Click on the “Contacts” folder and then click “New”, that will open up a dialog where you can enter information about you like Full Name, Company, Job Title, Phone Numbers and Addresses. Save and Close the dialog.
Now click on “Save File As” and click on “VCARD Files (*.vcf)“. You can save the vCard file wherever you want.
How To Send vCard via Outlook?
It’s just easy. Open a new message. Click on “Insert” and click “File”. Reach to where you’ve saved your .vcf file and click “Ok”.
How To Receive vCard and Save In Outlook?
When you receive email with vCard file in it, double click the vCard file which will open the contact information into the dialog box. Click “Save and Close” This will save the received vCard into your contacts.
Almost all email clients now a day’s recognize vCard (.vcf) files. So there’s no issue of interportability between different email clients in using vCard.