Import Email from Windows Live Mail

Import email from Windows Live Mail to Postbox

  1. Install the Import/Export Add-on from
  2. After installing the add-on, go to Tools | ImportExportTools | "Import All eml files from a directory" to and Locate the folder containing your Windows Live Mail Folders for importing. For most users on Vista this is: C:\Users\<your username>\Local Settings\Microsoft\Windows Mail\Local Folders
  3. The folders should get created in Postbox but it may take a little while for the add-on to import all of the messages into the folders depending on how many messages you have.

Additional Resources

Setting up Windows Live Hotmail