How to Backup AOL Mail to Windows Live Mail?

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An easy method to transfer AOL Mail to Windows Live Mail

Transferring AOL Mail to Windows Live Mail can be performed because of archiving, backup, or advanced features of Windows Live Mail. Although, AOL is a cloud-based email service by which a user can access his/her database online from any platform using any web browser. But when it comes to safety and offline accessibility of the database, Windows Live Mail is considered one of the best options to access AOL data to the desktop. Windows Live Mail is a free email client provided by Microsoft that manages complete data of the user without any trouble.

In case, users switch from AOL to WLM, they need to transfer AOL database to Windows Live Mail and the most important point here is selection of a reliable method. In this post, we have defined a smooth and trusted solution for this migration.

Why choose Windows Live Mail to transfer AOL Mail to WLM?

WLM is a free email client supported by Microsoft. It has attractive features and it easily manages the database. Multiple AOL or other web-based email accounts are swiftly configured to it. Your data is secured in WLM client with its security filters.

Data in AOL account is not safe from hackers plus in case of server down, a user can't access the data. But saving a copy of these emails in WLM help users to access the data anytime. Other than that AOL account, a user can access data of Gmail, and other web applications to WLM at a time.

Technique to transfer AOL Mail to Windows Live Mail

Basically, there are two techniques to carry out the migration of AOL to Windows Live Mail. The first one is the configuration of AOL account to WLM which seems to be little tricky and confusing by users. Plus, a huge time is taken by the method. Therefore, there is an alternative solution which is most preferred by users to export AOL to WLM which is a third-party solution. So, we suggest users go for it. Now, let us discuss the steps of the software.

  1. First of all, download Softaken AOL to Windows Live Mail Exporter Toolon your Windows machine. Install it properly.
  2. Run the program which asks for AOL account login details. Provide the details and press Authenticatebutton.
  3. Next, you need to choose folders of AOL account. Here, you can choose all folders or a selected folder as per your requirement.
  4. Click on EML file format (.eml) radio button
  5. Using the Browse button, select a location where you want to save the exported database. Then, hit the Process button to commence the export task. This task can be completed easily in a few minutes.

Once you exported AOL emails in EML format, now you need to import these files in Windows Live Mail. To import EML files in WLM, follow the mentioned below steps -

  • Open Windows Live Mail client on your system
  • Go to the File menu – Click on Import messages – Click on Windows Live Mail
  • Click on Browse button and see emails. Click on Next button
  • Select folders from your system and click on Next
  • This will start the importing process. Once it is done, click Finish

Time to sum up

I hope with this post; users are capable to meet with an easy solution to transfer AOL to Windows Live Mail. The software is simple to operate and provide advanced solutions to perform the migration. There are no chances of data loss and corruption with this application. To practically know the application, a trial version is available free of cost. The utility can be easily installed on all Windows operating systems without any issues.