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Importing Contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express

Importing contacts from Microsoft Outlook Express into Email on the Web allows you to view all your contacts in one place. Please note that importing contacts into Email on the Web does not remove contacts already present in your mail program.

You can easily import your contacts into Email on the Web by following these two simple steps:

Step 1: Export the Address Book information from Outlook Express.
Step 2: Import the saved Address Book information into Email on the Web.

These two steps are explained below:

Step 1: Export contact information from Outlook Express

  1. Open Outlook Express.
  2. From the File menu, select Export.
  3. From the Export submenu, select Address Book.
  1. The Address Book Export Tool will appear.
  2. Select Text File (Comma Separated Values) and click on Export.
  1. Choose a location to save the file by clicking on Browse and assign a name to the file (example: myaddressbook.csv).

Note: The saved file should end in “.csv” . The various file extensions are available from the 'Save as type' drop-down.

  1. Check the fields you want to export and click Next.
  1. Click Finish to complete exporting your Address Book.

Step 2: Importing contacts into Email on the Web

To Import contacts into please make sure that you are signed into your account before following these steps.

  1. Click on the Address Book tab.
  2. Click on the Import link on the upper-right corner.
  1. In the Import Contacts section, select the program to import your contacts from E.g. Outlook Express
  1. Enter the path and filename you exported or click on Browse to locate the file on your computer.
  2. Click on Import.

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