What is a .CDB File And How To Open It – Nokia (Easy Steps)


While downloading files, you might have downloaded a file with the .cdb extension. It is important to know how to open this file – in order to be able to work with it. In this article we will explain what .cdb file extension is, how to open it and how to work with it.

What is a .CDB file?

The file extension .CDB is from Symbian Phonebook Database.It was developed by Nokia. This database related file is in binary format.

What to know

There is currently 1 software that can open the .cdb file on 1 platform.

How to open a .CDB file?

Below we will show you a step-by-step guide on how to open the .CDB file on various operating systems.

How to open a .CDB file on Windows (7, 8, 10)

The .cdb file can be opened in 4 steps on Windows.

1. In the first step you need to download the Nokisoft Noki software. This software will be used for opening the file. You can also use Nokisoft Noki software.

Step 2

Step 2: Locating your .CDB file

2. In the second step you need to locate the downloaded file. If you don’t remember where you have downloaded your file to, you should check your /download/ folder as it usually gets automatically saved there.

Step 3

Step 3: Choose “Open with”

3. In the third step, after locating your file, right click on it and click “Open with”.

Step 4

Step 4: Choose the software and click ok

4. In the fourth step, after clicking “Open with”, you should see the Nokisoft Noki software that you have downloaded. Choose your software and click on “OK”. That’s all, now you have opened your file on Windows.

Still cannot open the .CDB file?

If you cannot open the .CDB file, it is entirely possible that you are trying to open the wrong file. The .CDB file extension is similar to other file extensions such as: .cdb – CardScan, .cdb – Microsoft. You might be trying to open one of them. Please recheck the file extension again.


In this article you have learned how to open the .CDB file with the Nokisoft Noki program on Windows.