How to Import EML to Outlook 2016
There is a misconception about importing Eml to Outlook (Import EML to Outlook 2016). Basically, Outlook can view your Eml files. You simply have to drag and drop the files into Outlook. You can even double-click an Eml file and choose to open them using Outlook. This will show you the email containing inside an Eml file from Outlook’s interface.
The misconception is that this is the only way to import. However, clearly, this is now how to “import” the data. You can only view the file but not permanently save it inside the Outlook’s database, like the Pst and Ost files are saved.
Unfortunately, there is no way to import Eml to Outlook 2016. Eml is a format used by Outlook express / Windows Live Mail and is a popular file format used by many other email clients. But there is no direct way to save it within your database for Windows Outlook.
The alternative is to convert Eml into Pst, and then import Pst into Outlook. This way you have permanently save/import the emails into your database for Outlook. This may sound like a long method, but it is not. And with the help of a good Eml to Pst converter, it can be even be effective and quick.
The best tool to import EML to Outlook 2016
The best program to do that is “Mail Passport Lite”. It supports the batch conversion of Eml files, that means you can convert more than one Eml file into Pst. It also has a simple Graphical wizard that lets you perform this task with extreme ease.
You can choose from three different versions that the company offers – Free, Household, and Commercial. The Free edition (Download here) can only convert up to 15 items from each folder from Eml to Pst and can be used in 5 different computers. Household version has no limits to the total conversions, but can only be used in only 5 CPUs. And the commercial version is unlimited in all aspects (unlimited conversions, works in unlimited CPUs) and you also get monetization rights with that.
“Mail Passport Lite” has all those functionalities that are required for a successful Eml to Pst conversions. It can load many Eml files one at a time. It also gives you the preview of the folders, so you can choose which one to convert.
How to Import EML to Outlook 2016 using ‘Mail Passport Lite’
- Launch ‘Mail Passport Lite’.
- Select “*.eml” from home screen, click Next.
- Click on “Browse” to locate folder containing EML files.
- Then click on “Convert”
And perhaps the top most feature that it offers is its ability to convert the data thoroughly and exhaustively. There is no detail or data element from the Eml files that will be left behind. It also doesn’t modify or corrupt the data. In short, the Pst files that it generate will be exactly similar in its content to the original Eml. You will be able to see the properties of emails correct, such as, sender and receive email Ids (to, from), Subject line of the email, CC, BCC, etc.
“Mail Passport Lite” is also very light on your CPU. It doesn’t take too much load and performs its task smoothly. Even the setup is very small (less than 10 MB) and it will install within less than a minute.
If you want to try it now, you can download the free version instantly and import EML to outlook 2016 & other version.