How to export e-Mail messages from Microsoft® Outlook Express
What are the guidelines to export e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express?
The Microsoft series has introduced a number of useful applications for its users. Microsoft Outlook Express is the latest e-mail client program in this series. The program comes pre-installed with latest Operating System like Microsoft Windows XP Vista and Windows 7 etc. You can use the application to configure a number of different e-mail accounts. These accounts include the Hotmail and Yahoo! mail etc. You can use the POP3 or IMPA messaging protocols for this purpose. Thus, you need not to use separate e-mail programs for each account. You can view all your e-mail accounts using a single e-mail program.
Here are some notes on needs to export e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express and tips to do so:
- Backup e-mails
- To import to other e-mail programs
- Tips to export
You may need to export e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express due to a number of reasons. It is possible to get crashes to Microsoft Outlook Express while you are using it for e-mailing. This may be because of some spam mails installing infections in the e-mail program. These infections may cause damage to the entire application including its e-mails and messages. You may not recover it after it has been damaged. If you have imported the e-mails in Microsoft Outlook Express to separate backup folder, then you can use the program without any tension of e-mail loss and can recover them whenever you need it.
To import to other e-mail programs
Another reason for exporting e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express is to import it to other e-mail programs. You may be using Microsoft Outlook Express as the default e-mail client program in the system. But, you may wish to install and use other e-mail client programs like Mozilla Thunderbird. You may not be provided with your old e-mails as you start to use these new programs. The exported e-mails from Microsoft Outlook Express can be imported to these programs easily. Thus, you can start using these e-mails easily. You need to just select 'Import' option and select these folders for this purpose.
There are some steps to export e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express. To do this, you need to navigate to the desktop and create a new folder which you can name to 'Exported E-mail'. You need to then open up Microsoft Outlook Express and select the folder which contains e-mails to be exported. You need to then select e-mails which you need to export. If you wish to export all messages, then select the 'Select All' option from the 'Edit' menu. You need to then highlight these files and drag them to the 'Exported E-mail' folder which you crated in the desktop.
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