How to Import Lotus Notes Contacts into Outlook?

Last updated on May 17th, 2021 at 08:49 pm

Method to Import Lotus Notes Contacts to Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003

Contacts/ Address book is a very important part of the lotus notes database because every contact has its own predefined user details. Retrieving lotus notes contacts to the outlook is not so easy as there are no technical tricks to perform. But if you have the best Lotus Notes to Outlook converter tool then you can easy to transfer lotus notes contacts to outlook. In this article, I cover the whole process of import lotus notes address book to outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, and 2003 versions-

Powerful Solution: Download eSoftTools Lotus Notes to Outlook Converter Software to migrate bulk lotus notes contacts in one go.

As you already know, Lotus Notes stores all types of data including Contacts/ Address book in a single file.NSF format. These.NSF files only accessible by IBM Lotus Notes and if you want to transfer contacts from lotus notes to outlook, then download Lotus Notes to Outlook Converter Software and follow few steps and convert entire NSF contacts.


Here I demonstrate you both the Manual and Automated Process of Lotus Notes Contacts Migration-

Manual Process of IBM Lotus Notes Contacts Migration

Follow these below steps and manually export contacts from lotus notes-

  • Launch Lotus Notes application.
  • Open Contact Page in Lotus Notes (Where all your contacts stored)
  • Click on File >> Export
  • Choose the file name of your exported file and the saving location
  • Select “All Documents”
  • Click on the OK button to finish it.

The Lotus Notes takes few moments to export the entire contact details into a CSV file because IBM Lotus Notes email client offered you to export notes contacts into CSV file only.

Once you got the CSV file, then import these files into your MS Outlook.

The manual process is not always good and the results may vary from original contacts. You may suffer missing contact fields and data. So we never recommend going with data losses.

Automated Tool for Lotus Notes Contacts to Outlook

eSoftTools Lotus Notes to Outlook Converter is the best and fully automated tool for recovering and extracting emails, contacts, calendar, notes data from NSF to PST file. This software requires only a few mouse clicks and import all items of Lotus Notes to Outlook including Contacts/ Address book.

Follow these below steps and transfer Lotus Notes Contacts to Outlook-

Step-1) Download, Install and launch eSoftTools NSF Converter Software

Step-2) Open the software and browse/ locate Lotus Notes .nsf database as below screen-

select nsf file for recovery

Step-3) Once the software analyzes the Lotus Notes database, then display you all the content from the NSF database as below screenshot-

Lotus Notes Database Preview

Step-4) Click on “Convert” button; The software moves you on the conversion wizard where you can see more conversion formats such as – PST, EML, EMLX, MSG, HTML, VCF, CSV, and ICS format.

NSF to PST Export
Import Lotus Notes to Outlook  Software

Step-5) Choose the option “PST file” and select the file saving location and finally click on the “Convert” button to initiate the migration.

This software also gives you the option to convert lotus notes contacts to VCF file because this software perfectly buildup vCard files separately for NSF contacts.

Once the software completed the migration process, then software automatically imports lotus notes contacts to outlook with all complete user contact details.


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