How to import WAB file in Microsoft® Outlook Express
What are the guidelines to import the WAB file in Microsoft Outlook Express?
Microsoft Outlook Express is a very popular e-mail program developed by Microsoft and is provided as the default mail client along with many Windows Operating System versions. The program works in combination with the Internet Explorer browser in the Windows. Microsoft Outlook Express provides good support for all popular e-mailing protocols and is has a number of user configurable options that enables customization of the program in accordance with the user’s needs and requirements. Microsoft Outlook Express is equipped with the functionality of recording or saving the e-mail addresses or contacts of the users and this is usually done in the address book format. The WAB file extension is a file format in which Microsoft Outlook Express saves the users contacts. Microsoft Outlook Express program enables the users to export or transfer the WAB file from one system to another and also allows importing. This is a great option as it allows backing up and restoring the contacts of the user in case of any issues or other critical events.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to import WAB file in Microsoft Outlook Express:
- Address book menu
- Import options
- Locating file and importing
Address book menu
Microsoft Outlook Express program supports the importing of contacts or addresses from WAB file and for doing that the users should first launch the program. The users should now select 'Tools' option in the menu bar and the address book option will be displayed as a sub menu. The users should select 'Address book' option to access 'Import' menu of Microsoft Outlook Express.
The address books can be imported from and exported to in Microsoft Outlook Express and supports different types of file formats. The users should select the address book (WAB) from among the import options to import the contacts from a WAB file into the program. After selecting 'WAB file' option from the menu, a new file menu will popup.
The file menu displayed by Microsoft Outlook Express can be used to browse through the system hard drive and locate the WAB format file. After locating the WAB file on hard drive, the users should select 'Open' button in the menu. This will begin importing of the contacts from the WAB file and the users will be notified upon completion of the process. All files will now be imported to the address book and the users can view them from the main address menu.
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