Export Microsoft® Outlook Express Contacts to Gmail®
Do you know how to export Microsoft Outlook Express contacts to Gmail?
Microsoft Outlook Express stores all address details of users who send and receive e-mails in the application. These details include user name, address, e-mail address, etc. These details are stored in a special folder of Microsoft Outlook Express called Address Book. Microsoft Outlook Express is used for opening and using different e-mail programs like Gmail. It is possible that you are having two separate e-mail accounts for Microsoft Outlook Express. In this situation, you need to backup your address book to any other e-mail programs. This can be done to export it out of Microsoft Outlook Express and import it into your Gmail account.
Here are some notes for exporting Microsoft Outlook Express contacts to Gmail:
- Benefits of exporting
- Steps to export
- Fix issues while exporting
Benefits of exporting
There are a number of benefits of exporting Microsoft Outlook Express contacts to Gmail. It becomes much beneficial when some corruptions are made in the Microsoft Outlook Express application. Exporting is the best method to copy or take backup of your Microsoft Outlook Express contacts. So, you can use your Microsoft Outlook Express Contacts even if the application has got damaged completely. You can use these backups to recover contacts to Microsoft Outlook Express.
Steps to export
There are some steps to export Microsoft Outlook Express contacts to Gmail. To do this, you need to open File menu of Microsoft Outlook Express and select 'Export' option. You need to then select 'Address Book' option and get Address Book Export Tool opened. Next step is to select 'Text File' and click the 'Export' button. You can then click the 'Browse' button and select the location to where the file is to be copied. You need to open the Gmail account and open My Contacts under 'Contacts' option. Finally, click 'Import' button and select the backup folder.
There are some tips to fix issues while exporting Microsoft Outlook Express contacts to Gmail. You may be getting CSV file produced that is completely emptied. You need to check the compatibility of Microsoft Outlook Express. You need to ensure that proper storage location is selected for the backup or import option.
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