Import contacts from Microsoft® Outlook Express to Microsoft® Outlook
What are the common problems encountered while importing contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook Express is a friendly email program which would help you to get your programs done by protecting your privacy and security. You are able to compose and receive rich mails with the help of Microsoft Outlook Express. It would support S/MIME-encrypted emails and TLS/SSL encryption. It would allow you to create simple messages for the automatic incoming mail filing. Also, it handles the basics of Internet mail, including an address book, HTTP mail accounts, user created folders, message rules, and support for IMAP, POP3. As long as you have Internet connection you could check your mailbox through an email client without opening an Internet browser just by launching the program. The email client not only handles Internet mail but also the Internet news. Microsoft Outlook Express would create email messages only when the program requests it.
The following are some of the problems that occur while importing contacts to Microsoft Outlook from Microsoft Outlook Express and the tips to fix them:
- Importing contacts to Microsoft Outlook
- Problems that occur
- Tips to fix the problems
Importing contacts to Microsoft Outlook
If you have the Internet Mail installed then you could easily import your contacts to Microsoft Outlook from Microsoft Outlook Express. After that you need to follow certain steps. First you would have to choose Run from the Start menu and in the run dialog box type Wab and click OK. Then you need to click on the Options in the Address Book Tools menu. After selecting Share contact information, click OK.
Problems that occur
When you try to import contacts to Microsoft Outlook from Microsoft Outlook Express you might receive an MAPI error. This error mainly occurs when you try to remove the Microsoft Outlook Express from your PC before you try to import the contacts. Then when you do not have Microsoft Outlook installed in your PC then also you would receive this error. To fix this issue you would have to reinstall your Microsoft Outlook temporarily or you would have to change your MAPI settings or you would have to upgrade to Windows Mail so as to import your contacts.
You could make use of Microsoft Outlook Express inbound tool so as to import the contacts to Microsoft Outlook. Then so as to import the contacts you would have to simply drag and drop them from the Microsoft Outlook Express to some of the folder in Windows Explorer. By doing so, the contacts would be saved as *.eml files and you could easily import the contacts.
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