Guide to export messages from Microsoft® Outlook Express
Know more about the need to export messages from Microsoft Outlook Express and the tips to export messages.
Microsoft Outlook Express is a news and email client designed and developed by Microsoft Corporation to work with their Windows line of Operating Systems. It gives you better emailing possibilities and advanced management options. It helps you to bring together your different email accounts to a single place so that you can view your messages conveniently in one program. You are provided with options for importing and exporting data from Microsoft Outlook Express to other email clients or from other email clients to Microsoft Outlook Express. Exporting the messages in Microsoft Outlook Express can be considered as an accessibility option or one way to back up your emails if your program crashes or if you want to import them to another program.
The need to export messages from Microsoft Outlook Express and the tips to do so are mentioned below:
- Need to export messages
- Exporting from the Export Wizard
- Manual Export of messages
Need to export messages
You may need to export the messages in Microsoft Outlook Express due to a variety of reasons. You can export the emails to another email client for easy access. By exporting the messages, you can access all your messages both from Microsoft Outlook Express as well as from other email clients. You can import the messages from Microsoft Outlook Express to create backup as well. Chances are there that you might loose your messages from Microsoft Outlook Express; in such cases making necessary backup will be really helpful. You can create backup of your messages on a different email client.
Exporting from the Export Wizard
You can export the messages by using the MS Outlook Express Export wizard. For this you can launch your MS Outlook Express and log in with your email account. Now you can click on the 'File' menu and navigate to the 'Export' option, then click on 'Messages'. This will open the Export Wizard. Now you can click 'Ok'. It will allow you to export the messages from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook or Microsoft Exchange. You can click on the circle next to 'All' or 'Selected Folders' as you get the 'Export Messages' dialog box. You can select and click on 'Inbox', 'Sent Items' or any other folder whose message you want to export. Now you can click on the 'Selected Folders' option and click 'OK' and follow the Wizard to complete the export.
You can also manually export the messages. For this you can first create a new folder to which you want to save the messages from Microsoft Outlook Express. Now you can launch the client, resize the window size to view your Desktop. Now you can click on the folder which contains the messages you need to export. Select the messages to export by holding down the SHIFT key, and then click each message that you want to export. After selecting the required messages, drag the messages from the window, and put them to the folder created earlier on your Desktop.
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