I was wondering if it's possible to get Evolution Mail in Ubuntu to be able to import a Windows Live Mail email account export, I have multiple email accounts and lots of email messages attached to each account and and being able to import them all into Evolution would be nice. Is there a way to do this?

The exports from Windows Live Mail are in a .iaf format which seems Microsoft specific.


I found this post mark as [SOLVED]: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1392034 I hope this can be useful for you or give you ideas to solve your problem.

  • Thanks but this for contacts. I am talking about Email messages along with email accounts – James White Nov 6 '10 at 19:02
  • Hi James, I search around and find this: forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=647703 is for Thunderbird. So you can import Windows Live Mail to Thunderbird and after that export to Evolution. I don't know nothing for WLM, I found different solution for this topic: one of them is to export to Gmail and after that to Evolution, or to use convert software from WLM files to Mbox files. I found and this: n00bsonubuntu.net/content/…. I hope something to work for you. Good luck. – i.raynov Nov 6 '10 at 20:33

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