Tips to import contacts from Windows® Mail Contacts to Microsoft® Outlook
What are the benefits and ways of importing contacts from Windows Mail Contacts to Microsoft Outlook? Know how to fix issues that may come up while doing so
Microsoft Outlook is an advanced e-mail client designed and developed by the Microsoft Corporation. The latest version of Microsoft Outlook is Microsoft Outlook 2010 which comes with Microsoft Office 2010. Basically, Microsoft Outlook is a personal information manager it also includes a calendar, task manager, contact manager, note taking, a journal and web browsing. The Microsoft Outlook application can be also purchased in separate as well as a part of the Microsoft Office productivity suite. Importing the contacts from your Windows Mail to your Microsoft Outlook gets you easy accessibility options. The whole export and import process is very simple and you can do it on your own in no time.
The benefits and ways of importing contacts from Windows Mail Contacts to Microsoft Outlook and the ways to fix the issues arising while importing are given below:
- Benefits of importing contacts
- Tips to import contacts
- Tips to fix issues
Benefits of importing contacts
If you have plans to migrate from Windows Mail to Microsoft Outlook, you will definitely need the contact details for the ease of sending e-mails. You may have difficulties in sending or forwarding single or multiple e-mails, if you don’t have the contact details. Each time you want to send some mails with your Microsoft Outlook, you will have to type in the e-mail address so that you can send the mail. But when you opt to import the contacts to your Microsoft Outlook, you don’t need to worry about typing the address each time. You just can use the saved in contacts details. Importing contacts would be also beneficial in case of PC migration, when you migrate your PC, you can use the Windows Mail contacts in one PC to Microsoft Outlook in the other computer.
Tips to import contacts
To import the contacts from your Windows Mail to Microsoft Outlook, you first need to save the contacts available in your Windows Mail. You can then open Microsoft Outlook in your computer and open the Import Export wizard to start the import of the saved contacts. If the Windows Mail and the Microsoft Outlook are both in different computer, you first need to transfer the saved contact files from the Windows Mail to the other computer, either by making use of your network or with any removable media.
You may face issues in accessing the Windows Mail, if you don’t have the login credentials. You will need to login as the admin account and if required provide the login details to access the Windows Mail to save the contacts. You may have issues in importing the files to your Microsoft Outlook, if you have any issue in transferring the files to the other computer, when Windows Mail and Microsoft Outlook are in two different computers. In such cases, you can check and ensure that both computers are malware free and if the files are not corrupted while making the transfer.
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