How To Transfer Windows Live Mail To Outlook?

Windows Mail is the successor of the Windows Live Mail (WLM) email client on Windows computers. But some people chose to use Windows Live Mail for various reasons. Once it was discontinued, several WLM users started to switch to the Microsoft Outlook email client. While switching from WLM to Outlook, you can easily transfer all your emails to Outlook. Proceed with the steps that are given below that help to know how to transfer Windows Live mail to Outlook.

  • Step 1:Make sure that the Outlook application is not running in the background because some users were unable to transfer emails while keeping WLM and Outlook open.
  • Step 2: First, open the Windows Live Mail email client.
  • Step 3: Click the File menu, select the Export email tab on the left panel, and then select the Email messages option.
  • Step 4: When the Windows Live Mail Export dialog window appears, select the Microsoft Exchange option from the displayed list and click the Next button.
  • Step 5: Now, you can see a window prompting for permission to export messages. Click on the OK button.
  • Step 6: Choose the Outlook option in the Profile name section from the drop-down list and click OK.
  • Step 7: You can choose the folders you need to export your email messages.
  • Step 8: If you want only the Inbox folder, click the Selected folders radio button, choose the Inbox folder and click the OK button.
  • Step 9: To export all the folders, click the All folders radio button and then click OK.
  • Step 10: Wait until the selected folders are exported. You can see the Export messages window while the emails are being transferred.
  • Step 11: Once all the email messages have been transferred, a confirmation will appear on the screen.
  • Step 12: Open the Outlook application to view your WLM email messages and verify the transfer.
  • Step 13: Now, you can see all you exported messages in Outlook. If you want any tech support about how to transfer Windows Live mail to Outlook process click the call nutton.