Importing e-mail messages from Microsoft® Outlook Express 6 to Microsoft® Outlook 2007
What are the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and Microsoft Outlook 2007? Learn how to import e-mail messages from Microsoft Outlook Express 6 to Microsoft Outlook 2007
Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook 2007 are different programs and are designed for different purposes. However, you can send and receive e-mails from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2007. To import messages from Microsoft Outlook Express 6 to Microsoft Outlook 2007, you need to install both these applications to your system. You can find the 'Import' option in File menu. You can select the Import Internet mail and Address option from the list that contains the data to be send to Microsoft Outlook 2007. You need to select the import option in Microsoft Outlook 2007 and if you need a backup copy, you can save it in your system also.
The following explains the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express 6 and Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Microsoft Outlook Express
- Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook Express
Microsoft Outlook Express is the default e-mail client that comes with the Internet Explorer. Users who are dialing to an Internet Service provider need this Microsoft Outlook Express. This mail client is designed with an open Internet standard; this can work with any of the Internet Standard system such as Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, Post Office protocol etc. It can also support e-mail, news and directory standards such as Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (S/MIME), Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension Hypertext Markup Language (MHTML), Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and Network News Transfer Protocol (NNTP).
Microsoft Outlook is the messaging and collaboration client. This comes with the Microsoft Office and exchange server. E-mail integration, calendaring and better management of contacts in it makes it more perfect. This also provides better information organization features and thus the communication and sharing with this e-mail program is easy than other e-mail clients. The inbox rules integrated in this helps to manage the e-mail messages.
Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express were designed for different needs and by different programming teams. Microsoft Outlook Express was designed for home users and comes as an integral part of Internet Explorer. Microsoft Outlook comes as an integral part of Microsoft Office. Compared to outlook express, Microsoft Outlook comes with more advanced features such as calendar, task list, journal etc. By using Visual Basic language, Microsoft Outlook can be configured but this is not possible in Microsoft Outlook Express.
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