How do I import email, contacts, and calendars with Windows Live Mail ?

 

To import email messages into Windows Live Mail

  1. Open Windows Live Mail by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Mail, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Live Mail.
  2. In the upper-left corner, open the File menu, and then click Import messages.
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  3. Select the appropriate file format and then click Next. (Options include Microsoft Outlook Express 6, Windows Live Mail, and Windows Mail.)

  4. Click Browse and select the folder containing your exported messages, and then click Next. You can choose to import all the folders or only specific folders.

  5. Click Next. You will get a message confirming the file format used and that the import was successful.

  6. Click Finish. You can find the imported messages in the left pane, in a folder named Storage folders.

To import offline contacts into Windows Live Mail

  1. Open Windows Live Mail by clicking the Start button . In the search box, type Mail, and then, in the list of results, click Windows Live Mail.
  2. In the lower-left corner, select Contacts.Image
  3. Click Import on the ribbon.

  4. Select the file format that matches your exported contacts (.csv or .vcf).

  5. Click Browse and then select the folder containing your exported contacts.

  6. Click Next and select the check boxes next to the fields that you want to import.

  7. Click Finish.

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