You can import e-mail messages, contacts, and other
itemsUnits of information in Outlook, such as e-mail messages, calendar events, contacts, tasks, and notes.
from other applications such as Outlook
|Note If your messages are stored on a mail server (such as for a
Microsoft Exchange accountAn account managed by Microsoft Exchange Server. Microsoft Exchange
accounts are used by organizations with many users. They make it possible to synchronize e‑mail, calendars, and contacts between multiple computers.,
POPA common type of Internet-based mail account. Examples are Windows Live Hotmail and Yahoo! Mail. After you add a POP account to Outlook, messages from the account appear in the folder list under On My Computer., or
IMAPA common type of Internet-based mail account such as Gmail, AOL Mail, and many others. Messages from these accounts appear in folders in the Outlook
folder list, under the name of the account.
account), you can set up those accounts in Outlook
and then download the messages instead of importing them.|
Do any of the following:
Import an Outlook Data File (.pst or .olm)
Import Entourage information from an archive or an earlier version
Import contacts from a text file
Import contacts from the Apple Address Book