How can I move contacts from Outlook Express to another mail program?

Contact transfer is currently only supported in Aid4Mail when migrating from one version of Outlook to another version of Outlook via PST or MAPI.

If you need to move your contacts from Outlook Express to a mail program on another computer, you first need to export your Outlook Express contacts to a CSV file.

You can do this by following the steps below.

Transferring contacts to a new mail program on the same computer:

  1. From the Outlook Express main menu, select File > Export > Other Address Book.
  2. Select Text File (Comma Separated Values) and then click Export.
  3. Click Browse to locate the directory where you want to place the exported file. For file name, type in a file name of your choice and add CSV at the end (e.g.: myoutlookexpresscontacts.csv).
  4. For Save as type, select Comma Separated Values (*.CSV ).
  5. Click Save and Next.
  6. Import your contacts to your new mail program

Transferring contacts to a new mail program on a different computer:

  1. From the Outlook Express main menu, select File > Export > Other Address Book.
  2. Select Text File (Comma Separated Values) and then click Export.
  3. Click Browse to locate the directory where you want to place the exported file. For file name, type in a file name of your choice and add CSV at the end (e.g.: myoutlookexpresscontacts.csv).
  4. For Save as type, select Comma Separated Values (*.CSV ).
  5. Click Save and Next.
  6. Move your CSV file to a USB Flashdrive
  7. Eject USB Flashdrive and plug into new computer
  8. Import your contacts to your new mail program

Should you require any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact the help desk.

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