From Outlook and Outlook Express
email applications use proprietary formats that
cannot read or import:
To import email from
Microsoft Outlook and
Outlook Express higher than version
4, use the following workaround:
In Windows, import the
Outlook Express emails into an email application
that uses the mbox format. For example, import the emails
Copy the emails to the system or partition you use for
Evolution Import Assistant
to import the emails.
Importing Email From Netscape
Before you import email from
Netscape Version 4.x, choose File -> Compact
All Folders from the
Messenger window. If you do not perform this action,
Evolution imports and undeletes the messages in your Trash
Importing Contacts From Outlook
To import contacts from versions of
Outlook Express higher than version 4, perform the following
Outlook Express, export
of your contacts and contact lists as Vcard files.
Outlook Express, attach each
of the Vcard files to a message, then send the message to your
Evolution, receive the message.
Evolution, to import a contact
or contact list from the message, click on the right arrow icon at the
side of the button, then choose View Inline. The
contact or contact list is displayed in the message. Click on the Save to
addressbook button to import the contact or contact list.
Repeat this step to import other contacts or contact lists from the