Top Free Methods to Convert Outlook Express to Outlook 2019, 2016

admin | March 11th, 2019 | Outlook

With rapid up gradation in Information technology, the way of doing business is changing too. The business user are constantly looking for such technologies for more ease and scalability. The same things happen with Outlook Express; a free email client associated with Windows XP operating system. Due to up gradation of Windows XP to Windows 7. The Outlook Express was no longer be accessed on this OS. As Outlook Express is not compatible with Windows 7 or later versions of Windows operating system. Most of Outlook express user frustrated while searching methods to convert Outlook Express to Outlook PST. But there is no need to worry. The article describes the top free methods to move from Outlook Express DBX to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and so on without any extra hidden cost.

Best Free Methods to Convert Outlook Express to Outlook 2019, 2016

The manual solution to convert Outlook Express to Outlook 2019 include 4 different steps. The Outlook Express user needs to follow each step carefully to move from Outlook Express.


Step 1: Export Outlook Express Data Using Import/Export Option

As Outlook Express saves its email data in DBX file format. So, these are the steps to save Outlook Express DBX file data in DBX file format.

  1. Start Outlook Express and Click on Tools >> Options
  2. From Option dialogue box, click on Maintenance tab and Click on store folder button
  3. Then after copy the path of DBX file location.
  4. Search this folder path in Windows File Explorer
  5. Save these DBX files in USB or any other storage media.
  6. These steps can also followed to save Outlook Express contacts
 C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Microsoft\Address Book

Step 2: Convert Outlook Express DBX File With Help of Windows Live Mail

The Windows Live mail is the medium by which we convert Outlook Express to Outlook 2019 without losing any data.Download Windows Live Mail and Install it on Windows XP . Import Outlook Express DBX Files to Windows Live Mail

  1. Open Windows Live mail and Go to File >> Import Messages
  2. Select option to Import From Outlook Express
  3. Browse the DBX file from location, saved earlier in step 1
  4. Click on Import button to save DBX files in Windows Live mail
  5. Exit Import Wizard
  6. The above can be followed to Convert Outlook Express WAB file to Windows Live Mail

Step 3: Export Windows Live Mail to Outlook PST Format

  1. Start Windows Live Mail Application
  2. Then Go to File >> Export and Select Messages Tab
  3. Select Microsoft Exchange Tab from Export Dialogue BOX
  4. Choose the folders that need to Export from Windows Live Mail to Outlook PST format.
  5. Close or exit the wizard

Step 4: Import Outlook Express into Outlook 2019, 2016

These step describes the methods to Import resultant PST file in Outlook 2019, 2016

  1. Open Outlook Mail Client
  2. Go to File >> Open & Export >> Open Outlook Data File(*.pst).
  3. Browse file from location where Outlook PST saved and click OK
  4. Finally, Outlook Express DBX File Converted to Outlook PST file format.

Method 2: Alternative Solution to Easily Migrate From Outlook Express to Outlook

QuickData DBX to PST Converter is one of the best software to convert Outlook Express DBX to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007  to PST file format. The software provides multiple advance features to easily export DBX files without loss of any data. The software to precisely convert DBX files to multiple file formats such as PST, EML, MSG and MBOX format.

The software provides the functionality to selectively export Outlook Express DBX files to Outlook PST. It also provides option to preview Outlook Express DBX files in multiple preview modes such as Email HOP, MIME View, Hex View, properties view etc. The Tool provides option to split Outlook data file into multiple smaller parts without losing data integrity. Download software for free trial.

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The Observational Verdict

Since far we have discussed the top free methods to convert Outlook Express to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 PST fie format i.e. Manual Solution and Software. As far manual method is concerned is quite lengthy. There might be possibility of losing data while converting Outlook express mailbox manually. Apart from this, We also discuss QuickData DBX to PST Converter; a third party software to instantly convert Outlook Express DBX to Outlook PST. The techniques to convert Outlook Express DBX files to Outlook 2016 is technically verified and implemented solution.