Ways to import messages in Windows® Live Mail from Microsoft® Outlook Express
What is the need to import messages in Windows Live Mail from Microsoft Outlook Express?
Windows Live Mail can help you to arrange your data in one place on your computer. In Windows Live Mail you can add and view several e-mail accounts like Hotmail, Gmail, and Yahoo. In Windows Live Mail you can even observe your e-mail, calendars, and contacts as you do not have an Internet connection. The excellent features in Windows Live Mail help you to see all of your e-mail in one place. Then you can add E-mail accounts by merely typing an e-mail address and password and go forward following the instructions. Then you can easily organize conversations and search for them directly from your inbox to make things easier to locate. You can easily send a photo e-mail for sharing an album that is full of high-resolution photos on Windows Live SkyDrive.
Here are the details about the need to import e-mails from Microsoft Outlook Express and the ways to do it:
- Simple transfer of mails
- Shield data from loss
- Tips to import e-mail
Simple transfer of mails
Sometimes you may need to move to a new computer or want to change to another e-mail client. In such an instance, you need to transfer all e-mails to that computer or the other e-mail client. There is a possibility that you may also misplace all the e-mail messages that you have saved in Microsoft Outlook Express. So for the easy transfer of mails, you can import them into another program, such as Windows Live Mail.
Shield data from loss
E-mail importing is another way of generating back-up of mails in Microsoft Outlook. Thus, you can protect all your e-mails from unanticipated loss like hardware breakdown. Microsoft Outlook Express may also get affected by viruses or malware attacks. The export procedure is useful to create a file that encompasses Microsoft Outlook information, together with keeping private data in folders.
First, open Windows Live Mail by pressing the 'Start' button and choose 'All Programs', and after that click on 'Windows Live Mail'. You need to press the 'File' menu, select 'Import', and after that press 'Messages'. Then select 'Microsoft Outlook Express' and click 'Next' and then press 'Ok'. You need to select 'Browse' and locate Microsoft Outlook Express folder you copied to the system, and then click the folder to select it. Then press 'Select Folder' and after that click 'Next'. The choose 'All Folders' to import all the folders, or you need to choose the 'Selected Folders' and choose which message folders you need to import, and then press 'Next' and then 'Finish'.
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