Techniques of Migration from Windows Live Mail to MS Outlook
Windows Live Mail email application is a freeware application from Microsoft. When this email application was released, it had new interface and a completely new set of features as compared to any of the previous versions. It supported RSS feeds, multi-line messages, emoticons, spell-check, etc. Soon Microsoft Outlook email application was introduced into market and it served much better and advance facilities than Windows Live Mail application. Many users have migrated from Windows Live Mail to Outlook to gain better facilities. However, it becomes difficult to perform the email data migration from one platform to another due to several reasons.
This blog will discuss about methods to migrate WLM emails as EML files to MS Outlook PST file.
Move Windows Live Mail To Outlook Directly
It is possible to move the WLM emails to MS Outlook application directly in case both of these email clients are present in the same machine. Follow the steps mentioned below and perform the migration;
- Open MS Outlook email application.
- Simultaneously open Windows Live Mail application.
- In WLM application, click on File>>Export>> Email messages.
- Select MS Exchange as the format and click Next.
- Another message will be prompted that emails will be exported to MS Outlook or MS Exchange, click OK to proceed.
- Users can either export all email folders or select any selective folders to be exported using Select folders option.
- Select the required options and then click OK. Export process will start.
- Click finish when the message of export completion is shown.
Alternative Solution for WLM to PST ConversionUsers can also go for an alternative solution, which is much easier than the previous one. This alternative solution is a third party solution available for download, which can be executed for converting the Windows Live Mail emails to PST file. This EML to PST Converter is embedded with several features and users can perform the conversion without any complications. Users just have to add the EML files to the tool and the conversion of emails will be performed to the Outlook application PST file.
This application integrates below mentioned features, which enhances the conversion procedure.
- Easy interface is available in tool for performing the execution of adding files, and conversion of emails from one platform file to another.
- Users can preview complete emails listed in the display of computer and can view emails individually.
- It is perfect medium for conversion between two different platforms; Windows Live Mail and Microsoft Outlook.
- Conversion offered to multiple file formats; EML, PST and MSG letting users to access Windows Live Mail in platforms like Outlook Express and MS Outlook as well.
- Retain complete technical attributes of emails like attachments, Meta, header information, etc.
- Mail filters are available to perform conversion of emails of particular range of dates as per mentioned by user.
- There is an added function of Split PST, which allows splitting or dividing of Outlook PST file after predefined size limit.