Methods to Backup Contacts in Windows® Live Mail
What are the features of Windows Live Mail? What are the ways to backup contacts in Windows Live Mail?
Windows Live Mail is an e-mail client that comes as a part of the Windows Live Essentials. It benefits the users by providing better tools and features for managing e-mails of different accounts. It also supports multiple accounts at a time, allowing the user to work under a single easy-to-use interface. It offers support for Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo! Mail. The usability options of Windows Live Mail can be further increased by installing add-ons. Besides e-mail support, it also helps the users to access a Calendar even without an Internet connection. It has features for organizing the conversations and search e-mails directly from mailboxes. Windows Live Mail Calendar can be used for adding and managing important events or appointments. It also has options for backing up user-related data such as e-mails, contacts, etc.
Follwing tips help you to backup contacts in Windows Live Mail:
- Need of Backup
- Using Export Feature
- Third-Party Software
Need of Backup
The need to backup contacts in Windows Live Mail is due to different reasons. First of all, you can backup the contacts as a precaution, so that you can restore it if the system crashes or encounters other problems. Another reason is when you plan to switch from one computer to another. This is frequent in case of business or in a workgroup environment where the users use different computers at different time.
Using Export Feature
Windows Live Mail comes with a feature for backing up the contacts in a file format. To backup contacts from Windows Live Mail, open ‘File’ menu of Windows Live Mail. Select ‘Export’ and select the file format you like – either ‘Business card (.VCF)’ or ‘Comma Separated Values (.CSV)’. A wizard will launch based on your preference. Follow the instructions in the wizard and save the exported file to any local folder of your choice.
Certain third-party software are available in market that can allow you to backup contacts from Windows Live Mail. These software come with much better and ease of use options, like automatic backup of contacts at regular intervals. This allows you to keep a track of up to the most recently added contacts. MailBrowserBackup and Windows Live Mail Backup are some of the software that can let you easily backup contacts from Windows Live Mail.
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