How to Import Emails, Contacts, and Calendars from Apple Mail to Mac Outlook?

Apple Mail or Mac Mail and Mac Outlook are two famous email clients that are compatible with IMAP, POP3, SMTP and Exchange accounts. Apple Mail stores emails in MBOX file format. On the other hand, Mac Outlook is another popular email client for Mac users which works with OLM file format. When a user decides to switch Apple Mail and want to move to Outlook 2011. It is required to transfer your Apple Mail data to Outlook 2011.

Let us discuss step by step process to convert Apple Mail data to Mac Outlook.

Steps to import Apple Mail emails, rules, accounts and signatures

1. Go to Outlook for Mac

2. Go to Filemenu and then select Import

go to file option

3. Click on Information from another applicationand click the Right arrowto continue.

begin import

4. Select Apple Mail

5. Select items which you want to import – messages, accounts, rules, and signatures. Click on the right arrow

select items to import

A next window is opened, Click Finish

Steps to import Apple iCalendar events and to-do-list

1. Open Apple Mail emailclient

2. Go to File>Export>Again Export

file export

3. Enter file name is Save Asfield and select a location to save the file, then click on Export.

save as

4. In Outlook for Mac, click on calendar at the bottom corner.

click on calender

5. Locate ICS fileand drag it to Outlook calendar.

Steps to import Apple Mail Address Book

1. Open Apple Mail Address Book, select the contacts you want to export. Drag them and drop into the desktop. The contacts are saved as vCard file.

drag and drop

2. In Outlook 2011 for Mac, click on contacts

3. Drag vCard file from desktop to the contacts items

drag and drop contacts

4. Apple Mail contacts are safely exported to Mac Outlook 2011.

Final Verdict

With this above article, you can easily migrate Apple Mail database to Outlook 2011 for Mac. Easy, step by step and cost-effective solution is given which help users to move all items from Apple Mail to Mac Outlook.