Transfer E-mail from Netscape® 7.2 to Microsoft® Outlook®
What are the guidelines to transfer e-mail from Netscape 7.2 to Outlook?
Netscape 7.2 is one of the most user friendly e-mail clients available however Microsoft Outlook has always been the most simple e-mail client with great e-mail features and attributes. Thus if you wish to transfer e-mails from Netscape 7.2 to Outlook there are a set of guideline to follow.
Here we will talk about the transfer of mails from Netscape 7.2 to Outlook.
- Need of Transfer of Mails to Outlook Express
- Transfer of Mails
- Issues that Might Occur During Transfer of Mails
Need of Transfer of Mails to Outlook Express
Outlook express brings an easy interface to transfer files from different e-mail clients. Thus when transferring e-mails from Netscape 7.2 to Outlook, Outlook Express is used as an interface. To initiate the mail transfer open Outlook Express click on ‘File’, click on ‘Import’ and ‘To messages’. Select the e-mail client from where the e-mail is needed to be imported and click on ‘Next’.
Check on the location of the e-mails and click on ‘Next’. Choose all the folders to import the messages and click on ‘Next’. One or more folders can be selected. Alternatively click on ‘Finish’ after the selection of folders. Even if you do not know which e-mail client to import e-mails from start e-mail program and click on ‘Help and About’. It will tell the user about the e-mail program. Thus Outlook Express could make the transfer of e-mails from Netscape to Outlook much easier. The mails are also safe when copying via Outlook express.
Transfer of Mails
The transfer of e-mails from Netscape 7.2 to Outlook starts with identifying the path of the mail folders in Netscape. Follow the path program ‘Files/Netscape/Users’ and check on the folders, check for the ‘.snm’ format folders. Each of the file needs to be copied and pasted individually. The individual folders of Inbox, Sent Mail and outgoing e-mails transfer files one by one. Delete the spam e-mails and e-mails in the trash box. If required the user can transfer the address book. It is done by exporting each entry in the address book.
Issues that Might Occur During Transfer of Mails
While transferring e-mails from Netscape to Outlook express the address book works fine however when the messages start getting imported, the e-mail client closes. Thus the complete transfer of e-mail stops. Thus it is necessary to follow every step carefully and knowing the path of the folders. Make sure that you compact the Inbox after deleting e-mails else the e-mails will not turn up in the browser window.
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