Importing Address from Microsoft® Outlook Express to Microsoft® Outlook
What are the ways to import address from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express programs differ from each other. Both of them could be used for viewing, sending and receiving of e-mails. In the Microsoft Outlook, there are many features available. You could use Microsoft Outlook as a personal information manager. If you have previously used Microsoft Outlook Express and switched to Microsoft Outlook, you need to import the address book from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook. As a result, you do not need to set up the new address book in Microsoft Outlook. There might be problems while importing address book. It is better to update both Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Outlook Express.
Below given points are about ways to import addresses to Microsoft Outlook from Microsoft Outlook Express and tips to solve issues:
- Use Import and Export Wizard
- Drag the address to Microsoft Outlook
- Tips to solve the issues
Use Import and Export Wizard
You would start Microsoft Outlook and then click the File menu. From that, you would click Import and Export. You need to then click Internet Mail and Addresses. In the next step, click Next and need to choose Microsoft Outlook Express from the List. Then from the items, select the combination of addresses. Next, choose the destination to save imported address data. After that, you would select the proper duplication items folder and need to click 'Finish'.
Drag the address to Microsoft Outlook
In order to drag subfolders to the Windows Address Book to Microsoft Outlook, click Start and then choose Find. From that, click Files And Folders. Then in the box, you need to type .wab and would click OK. Then, double click the file of Windows Address Book. This is the file from which you need to move addresses. Then, start Microsoft Outlook. Arrange both Windows Address Book and Microsoft Outlook to be visible in the same screen. You need to choose any entry from the Windows Address Book. You need to drag that to Contacts folder. Then, Outlook Contact form would be formed in new. Click Save and then Close.
It is seen that by some means, you could not be able to perform the proper importing of address from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook. If any of the address entries present in Microsoft Outlook Express is corrupted, you would get stuck with the importing process. You would check for that and try to correct them. It is seen that the presence of antivirus would slow down the importing process and you need to disable that at the time of importing. If you are using an outdated version of Microsoft Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook, it might also cause importing problems. All the imported data would not found in Microsoft Outlook. So, you need to update these software and try to do importing.
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