How to import contacts in Windows Live Mail
The Windows Live Mail is an advanced e-mail client from the Microsoft. If you were using another e-mail client previously, you can always import the contacts to the Windows Live Mail. Before you start importing the contacts in your Windows Live Mail, you can copy the contacts to your computer for your previous e-mail client. For this, you can open your previous e-mail client and copy and save all the contacts to a folder or a desired location in your hard disk. You need to access this saved file at the time of importing the contacts. If you are using another computer, you can copy the contact files to a removable flash media for easy transfer of you’re contents to the other computer. Apart from importing contacts from your old e-mail client, you can also import other data from your previous e-mail client, like your e-mail, calendar etc. The need to import contacts in Windows Live Mail and the tips to import contacts are:
- Easy e-mail sending
- PC migration
- Importing Contacts
Easy Email Sending If you have plans to migrate from your current e-mail client to Windows Live Mail, you will definitely need the contact details for the ease of sending e-mails. If you don’t have the contact details you may have difficulties in sending or forwarding single or multiple e-mails. Each time you want to send some mails with your Windows Live Mail, you will have to type in the e-mail address so that you can send the mail. If you copy and import the contacts to your Windows Live Mail, it would be rather easy sending or forwarding mails and you don’t need to take up trouble in typing the full address every time. PC Migration The e-mail clients like the Microsoft Outlook Express and the Windows Mail are not bundled with Windows 7. So to manage the e-mails, if you want to shift on to Windows 7 computer, you need to make use of the Windows Live Mail which is bundled with the Windows Live Essentials. In this case for you to start using the program better, you need to make sure that you import the contacts from your old e-mail client to the Windows Live Mail. Importing Contacts To import the contacts, you can click the Start button and type in Windows Live Mail in the Search Box. Here, you can click on the Windows Live Mail in the results lists to open up your Windows Live Mail. Now, you can click on the 'Contacts' option provided by the lower left corner of the window. Now you can navigate to the 'Home' tab, in here you can click on 'Import', and then click the type of address book that you want to import. When you are prompted, you can easily browse for the file that contains the contact information that you want to import, now you can click on it, and then click 'Open' to import.
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