Windows Mail: How to export messages?
If you have recently upgraded the Windows operating system that you were previously using or have moved on from Windows Mail e-mail client to another one, it would make perfect sense to export the messages that are still lying in your Windows Mail account. Although the export task isn’t difficult, you will have to apply the correct process so that all your mails are securely transferred and there isn’t data loss. If you haven’t tried a similar activity earlier or are looking for help to action this task, you will find this article handy. Here are the steps mentioned for you below that you can use to export messages in Windows Mail.
The easy step solution to the above is as:
1. Open ‘Computer’.
2. Double-click on ‘C Drive’ and then double-click on ’Users’.
3. Double-click on your ‘User Name’ and then double-click on ‘Documents’.
4. Right-click on the ‘Documents’ window.
5. Point to ‘New’ and then select ‘Folder’ from the drop down list.
6. Type the name of the folder and then press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard.
7. Double-click on ‘Windows Mail’,
8. Click on ‘File’ and point to ‘Export’ and then select ‘Messages…’.
9. Click on ‘Microsoft Windows Mail’ and click ‘Next’.
10. Click on ‘Browse’ and Navigate to the location of your empty new folder and highlight the new folder, then click on ‘Select Folder’.
11. Click on ‘Next’.
12. Select the radio button next to ‘All Folders’ and click on ‘Next’.
13. Click on ‘Finish’.
Your messages have been exported to the selected location.
With this, you will have all your old e-mails safely exported to a new folder on your new OS. You can now use this folder to access an e-mail, if you required doing so. However, as a best practice you can import these mails to your new e-mail client and have them there.
To recall the above steps, here is a short solution video that you can check out…