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Many users have asked queries related to migration from Windows Live Mail to Microsoft Outlook application. Since Windows Live Mail has been discontinued, the process of exporting files has become a little complicated. While exporting data from Windows Live Mail to Outlook, you may require migration of not only emails but also contacts. The older contacts also need to be exported along with emails for maintaining the continuity in emailing experience. There is an efficient and reliable converter tool like Kernel EML to PST Converter for converting EML files to Outlook PST files and more destinations like Office 365, but for contacts migration from Windows Live Mail to Outlook, there is no such reliable utility available yet. So, for your help, we would describe a manual solution utilizing both the email clients for the export of contacts.
Windows Live Mail email client includes an Export option to export its Contacts to either Comma Separated Values (.CSV) or to Business Card (.VCF) file format. In the manual solution, you would require a CSV file with exported Windows Live Mail contacts only as the Microsoft Outlook application supports Comma Separated Values (.CSV). Find out the detailed procedure to export Windows Live Mail contacts to Outlook 2016.
The whole process of Windows Live Mail contacts export to Outlook is divided into two stages. But before that ensure that both the programs are located in the same computer system.
Hence the Windows Live Mail Contacts to Outlook 2016 exported successfully.
This conventional method can be tested and tried easily, but remember this export requires the installation of both the Microsoft Outlook and Windows Live Mail application on the system.
The manual methods always work only under one condition- the user must have immense technical knowledge about the applications. For a beginner, it turns into a nightmare. However, we do have a professional software which does the needful for you.
The third party EML converter utility has been designed solely with the purpose to convert all EML/EMLX files accurately and safely into PST format.
What makes it an ideal choice among users?
The manual process to migrate Windows Live Mail’s contacts to Outlook is a lengthy one, and many steps should be followed minutely. A single mistake can corrupt the whole data. To save your data during the migration, you should use EML file Converter to protect the source content from the EML file. It will convert the selective data to PST format, and it has adaptive filters where you can select only the contacts and convert them.