SysTools Windows Live Mail Converter: Know How it Works!

Now following this step-by-step guide for SysTools WLM Converter.

Safely Convert Windows Live Mail to PST, EML, MSG, PDF and Office 365 Account.

STEP 1

Go to Start » All Programs » SysTools® Windows Live Mail Converter » The first window of the software will appear:

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STEP 2

Click Open to add the files from the machine.

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STEP 3

Auto Detect the Storage Location allows you to detect the default data storage location of Windows Live Mail files. Select the option if you want to convert emails directly from Windows Live Mail.

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STEP 4

Browse for the Storage Location allows you to manually locate the files (.eml) from any location of the machine. Choose the option if you have EML files at an orphan location.
Let’s proceed with Browse option.

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STEP 5

Select the location of Windows Live Mail Emails files and click on OK button.

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STEP 6

Click on the Add File button to initiate the scanning of EML files.

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STEP 7

Scanning window shows details like; folder location, size in KB, and created dates.

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STEP 8

Notification confirms the successful scanning. Click on OK button.

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STEP 9

Now the software will list all folder in the left panel. Software highlights the folders, which contains data files.

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STEP 10

Select the folder which contains the WLM mail files. Once you select the folder, the emails will be visible in the right panel of software.

Normal Mail View: Select a particular Email to get a Normal Mail View of the e-mail data at the bottom pane.

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STEP 11

Hex: Display data in hexadecimal format

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STEP 12

Properties: Properties displays the additional information and other details of a selected emails.

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STEP 13

Message Header: Display Message Header file information of selected email.

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STEP 14

MIME: Display information in Internet standard that extends the format of an email.

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STEP 15

HTML: Preview selected email in HTML file format

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STEP 16

RTF: Preview selected email in RTF file format

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STEP 17

Attachments: Preview Attachments present inside a particular email by clicking on the Attachments tab. It displays the list of attachments along with details present in the same & upon selection, the attachment is previewed on the bottom right corner.

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STEP 18

Software provides two viewing mode, use either Horizontal or Vertical mode.

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STEP 19

Now after viewing complete details, you can convert either selected or complete WLM files or complete data

For Selected Email conversion: check the check-boxes and click on Export Selected button as highlighted. Also, you can right click on selected emails and then click on Export button.

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STEP 20

For complete WLM Database Conversion: click on the Export button from menu bar.

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STEP 1

Click radio button corresponding to PST to convert Windows Live Mail EML files into PST file format and after that click on Advance Setting.

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STEP 2

You can specify the following filters such as:

Split PST File: This allows the user to Split the resultant PST file according to specified size.


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Date Filter Option: This allows the user to migrate specific data from the WLM storage folder.


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Categories: It allows you to select the required data like, Emails, Contacts, Calendars. After that click on Save button.


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STEP 3

Select folders from which you want to export emails. Select all folders for complete data conversion. After that click on Browse button to provide the location to save the resultant file.

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STEP 4

Now click on New Folder button as highlighted to save exported data into new folder. You can also select existing folder. After that click on OK button.

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STEP 5

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 6

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%.

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STEP 7

After completing the export process, the software will show you a successful message in new pop up window. Click on OK button.

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STEP 8

Here the software will show you export report. View success count and fail count and click on Save button.

After that Provide the location to save the export report and click on Save button to save the export report in .csv format

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STEP 9

Navigate to the provided location and view exported data.

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STEP 10

Open CSV file and view export report.


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Now you can easily import PST file into Outlook all versions.


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STEP 1

Now, Select PDF radio button to export Windows Live Mail EML files into PDF file format. After that click on Advance Setting button.

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STEP 2

In General Settings option you will get the following settings.

Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.


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Categories: This includes the mails, contacts, calendars, task, etc.


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Date Filter Option:: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final files as per the date filter.

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You can also check the Include Internet Message Header checkbox.

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STEP 3

Apply setting for Page Layout.

In Page Layout option you will get the following settings.

  • Margin: It provides option to set Top, Bottom, Right, Left margin of each page with a minimum of 2.0mm to maximum of 10.0mm
  • Paper layout: In Paper layout settings, you can choose Paper Orientation and Page size.
  • You can choose Landscape or Portrait in Page Orientation and A3, A4, Letter for Page size as per requirement.
  • You can also add required text at the Header and Footer Section of the PDF file.

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Apply Advance Setting for Attachments:

  • Attachment on Pin: - It enables option to add attachments in PDF a pin.
  • Append Attachment: - It will convert attachments as PDF page and append at the end of email.
  • Save Attachment: - Apply this feature to save attachments in a folder in its original file format.In this feature you can apply Naming Convention feature also.

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STEP 4

Apply Bates Number to your page while exporting to PDF format.

Bates Number Format: You can apply page number and other formatting like, Start Number, Increment By, and Position.

Date Stamp: You can also apply date stamp and choose preferred position.

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STEP 5

Select folders from which you want to export emails. Select all folders for complete data conversion. After that click on Browse button to provide the location to save the resultant file.

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STEP 6

Now click on New Folder button as highlighted to save exported data into new folder. You can also select existing folder. After that click on OK button.

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STEP 7

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 8

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%.

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STEP 9

After completing the export process, the software will show you a successful message in new pop up window. Click on OK button.

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STEP 10

Here the software will show you export process report. Provide the location to save the export report and click on Save button to save the export report in .csv format

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STEP 11

Provide the location to save the export report and click on Save button to save the export report in .csv format

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Open the CSV file and view Export report

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STEP 12

The final exported PDF files can be viewed at their specific location as follows:

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You can also open any file and view data.

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STEP 1

Click radio button corresponding to MSG to convert Windows Live Mail EML files into MSG file format and after that click on Advance Setting.

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STEP 2

You can specify the following filters such as and after that click on Save button.

Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.


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Date Filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final files as per the date filter.

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Categories: This includes the mails, contacts, calendars, task, etc. After all this click on Save button.

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STEP 3

Select folders from which you want to export emails. Select all folders for complete data conversion. After that click on Browse button to provide the location to save the resultant file.

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STEP 4

Now click on New Folder button as highlighted to save exported data into new folder. You can also select existing folder. After that click on OK button.

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STEP 5

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 6

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%.

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STEP 7

Now a pop will appear with Successfully Exported message. Here click on OK button.

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STEP 8

Here the software will show you export process report. Provide the location to save the export report and click on Save button to save the export report in .csv format

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STEP 9

Navigate to the location view exported files.

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Open CSV file to view Export Report.

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STEP 10

Navigate to the location and view exported data.

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Open Exported MSG file in supported application.

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STEP 1

Click radio button corresponding to EML to convert Windows Live Mail Emails into EML file format and after that click on Advance Setting.

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STEP 2

You can specify the following filters such as:

Naming Convention: This refers to the naming of the final converted files such as by Subject+Date, From+Subject+Date, Autoincrement, etc.


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Date filter: This is the filter that can be used to filter out the final files as per the date filter. After all this click on Save button.

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STEP 3

Select folders from which you want to export emails. Select all folders for complete data conversion. After that click on Browse button to provide the location to save the resultant file.

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STEP 4

Now click on New Folder button as highlighted to save exported data into new folder. You can also select existing folder. After that click on OK button.

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STEP 5

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 6

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%.

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STEP 7

Now a pop will appear with Successfully Exported message. Here click on OK button.

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STEP 8

Here the software will show you export report. View success count and fail count and click on Save button.

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STEP 9

Navigate to the location and view exported data.

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Open CSV File to Check Export Report.

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STEP 10

Navigate to the location and view exported EML Files.

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Open EML files into supported environment.

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STEP 1

Go to Start » All Programs » SysTools® Windows Live Mail Converter » The first window of the software will appear:

eml-to-pst-converter
STEP 2

Click Open to add the files from the machine.

explore-eml-folder
STEP 3

Auto Detect the Storage Location allows you to detect the default data storage location of Windows Live Mail files. Select the option if you want to convert emails directly from Windows Live Mail.

normal-view
STEP 4

Browse for the Storage Location allows you to manually locate the files (.eml) from any location of the machine. Choose the option if you have EML files at an orphan location.
Let’s proceed with Browse option.

attachment-view
STEP 5

Select the location of Windows Live Mail Emails files and click on OK button.

switch-view
STEP 6

Click on the Add File button to initiate the scanning of EML files.

export-selected-mail
STEP 7

Scanning window shows details like; folder location, size in KB, and created dates.

export-selected-folder
STEP 8

Notification confirms the successful scanning. Click on OK button.

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STEP 9

Now the software will list all folder in the left panel. Software highlights the folders, which contains data files.

export-mail
STEP 10

Select the folder which contains the WLM mail files. Once you select the folder, the emails will be visible in the right panel of software.

Normal Mail View: Select a particular Email to get a Normal Mail View of the e-mail data at the bottom pane.

exporting-process
STEP 11

Hex: Display data in hexadecimal format

save-export-report
STEP 12

Properties: Properties displays the additional information and other details of a selected emails.

location-of-saved-csv-report
STEP 13

Message Header: Display Message Header file information of selected email.

location-of-saved-csv-report
STEP 14

MIME: Display information in Internet standard that extends the format of an email.

location-of-saved-csv-report
STEP 15

HTML: Preview selected email in HTML file format

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STEP 16

RTF: Preview selected email in RTF file format

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STEP 17

Attachments: Preview Attachments present inside a particular email by clicking on the Attachments tab. It displays the list of attachments along with details present in the same & upon selection, the attachment is previewed on the bottom right corner.

location-of-saved-csv-report
STEP 18

Software provides two viewing mode, use either Horizontal or Vertical mode.

location-of-saved-csv-report
STEP 19

Now after viewing complete details, you can convert either selected or complete WLM files or complete data

For Selected Email conversion: check the check-boxes and click on Export Selected button as highlighted. Also, you can right click on selected emails and then click on Export button.

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STEP 20

For complete WLM Database Conversion: click on the Export button from menu bar.

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STEP 1

Click radio button corresponding to Office 365 to Migrate Windows Live Mail EML files into Office 365 account and after that click on Advance Setting.

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STEP 2

You can specify the following options such as:

Office 365 Settings: Check the User Impersonation checkbox and provide Admin SMTP and Admin Password.


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Now the software will validate the provided credentils, See the right check.


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General Settings Click on Date Filter option and provide From Date to To Date.


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Categories Option to select required categories like Mails, Contacts, Calendars.


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STEP 3

Now provide the User Name and click on Validate button.

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STEP 4

You can right check After validating the user account.

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 5

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy option.

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STEP 6

After that click on Export button.

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STEP 7

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%

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STEP 8

After completing the export process, the software will show you a successful message in new pop up window. Click on OK button.

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STEP 9

Here the software will show you export report. View success count and fail count and click on Save button.

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Browse location and provide file name to save export report

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STEP 10

View all your Windows Live Mail data into Office 365 Account.


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STEP 1

Click radio button corresponding to Office 365 to Migrate Windows Live Mail EML files into Office 365 account and after that click on Advance Setting.

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STEP 2

You can specify the following options such as:


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General Settings Click on Date Filter option and provide From Date to To Date.

Categories Option to select required categories like Mails, Contacts, Calendars and click on Save button.


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STEP 3

Now provide the User Name & Password and click on Validate button.

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STEP 4

You can right check After validating the user account.

Now apply required options like Maintain Folder Hierarchy, Don't Export Empty Folder, Ignore System Folders, etc. After that click on Export button.

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STEP 5

Now the software will start the export process, you can view the export process details. Wait till it completes to 100%

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STEP 6

After completing the export process, the software will show you a successful message in new pop up window. Click on OK button.

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STEP 7

Here the software will show you export report. View success count and fail count and click on Save button.

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STEP 8

Browse location to save export report and provide file name. After that click on the Save button.

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STEP 9

After that close the application, it will as a confirmation. Simply click on OK button.

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STEP 10

View all your Windows Live Mail data into Office 365 Account.


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