Import address book from Microsoft® Outlook Express to Microsoft® Outlook
Furnish details how to import address book from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook. What are the issues that may come up during the process and how can they be troubleshooted?
Microsoft Outlook Express is an email managing software from Windows, which lets you to send, receive, manage and store email messages. It comes bundled with Internet Explorer. It has a built-in news reader and is compatible of IMAP and POP3. Microsoft Outlook is another software from Microsoft which is used as a personal manager software. The main parts of ‘Microsoft Outlook’ are mail, calendar and contacts and the additional parts are to-do lists, notes and journal on it. Microsoft Outlook Express helps users to manage different things like address lists, email messages, appointments and engagements,etc. As there are contacts on both Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook, users can easily transfer the address book on Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook and vice versa.
Following details give users information regarding the ways for importing the address book from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook:
- Steps for importing the address book
- Issues that may arise
- Fix to the issues
Steps for importing the address book
For transferring the address book from the Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook, first open Microsoft Outlook application. Then click on the 'File' menu and then click on 'import and Export'. Now select the 'Import Internet Address and Mail' that comes under the heading 'Choose an action to perform'. Then click on 'Select the Internet Mail application to import from' and select 'Microsoft Outlook Express'. Now click on the checkbox near to 'Import Address Book'. Also make it sure that no other options are selected. Then click on 'Next' and select the way you want to handle the duplicate address book entries on outlook. Then click on 'Finish' to start the importing process, and then click on 'OK' when the process is over.
Issues that may arise
There are possibilities of some issues to occur at the time of copying contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook. The main issues that may occur at the time of copying contacts are, the importing process may get cancelled automatically, all contacts may not be copied or the incomplete copying of contacts. Sometimes the copied contacts may not be opened or we can’t manage that like it is not searchable or do not show up in pull down address list, etc.
The issues related with the copying of address book from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook can be solved by following some simple techniques or taking some precautions. First thing to do is, back up all contacts on Microsoft Outlook Express. Also verify that the importing is doing properly at the time of that. With the help of some third party softwares also we can the errors.
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