How to Import Contacts.edb file to Outlook?

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 10th, 2024 • 4 Min Read

If you are interested in a perfect method to import contacts.edb file into Outlook?

Then you have come to the right blog. After reading this blog, you will be able to convert contacts.edb files into different formats with all the details.

Windows Live Mail is a discontinued email client, but I was using WLM for the past few years. Recently, I am cleaning my computer and I found some .edb files in my computer. And that file contacts.edb file from Windows Live Mail. I want to convert it to running email applications like Outlook. So, please suggest to me the direct way how to import contacts.edb file to Outlook?”

Windows Live Mail is a free email client by Microsoft. Also, it is a successor version of Outlook Express. It stores contacts information in the contacts.edb file at the default location. But all we know is that WLM is now a discontinued application.

For Windows XP OS:

C:/Documents and Settings/ (username)/Local Settings/Application Data/Microsoft/Windows Live Contacts/[Guide]/DBStore

For Windows Vista, 7 OS:

C:/Users/(username)/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows Live Contacts/[Guide]/DBStore

For Windows 11, 10, 8 OS:

C:/Users/(username)/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows Live/Contacts/Default


Solution to Import Contacts.edb files to Outlook

BitRecover Windows Live Mail Contact Converter is an all-in-one solution. This tool is compatible to convert Windows Live Mail Contacts to various file formats such as VCF, CSV, and PST.

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You can try the Demo version to know the functionality and work. This free edition provides to export maximum of 25 contacts from Contacts.edb files to selected file format.

You may also be interested in knowing how to convert Exchange Server EDB files

Complete Process of the software

  1. Firstly, Download and run the software on your PC and read the instruction carefully.
  2. Secondly, the tool is automatically uploaded Windows live mail contacts into the default storage location. And also you can manually upload the file by clicking the Select Files / Select Foldersoption.load contacts.edb files
  3. After that, All the Mail contacts folders and sub-folders are previewed into the software panel. Choose the folders which you want to convert into contacts.edb folders to Outlook PST
  4. Next, click the Select saving file option and choose the Outlook PST file Outlook PST option
  5. The Software offers you multiple language options selected as a requirement.change language
  6. Users can use the Advance filter option to export the particular filter option
  7. Free to save resulted output data in a specific location and click the Next tab.choose location contacts.edb to outlook PST
  8. After completing all the tasks, you can see the message of completion.
  9. Lastly, it will automatically open the destination path where you saved the contact fileNcomplete conversion contacts,edb to Outlook

Note: If you are looking solution to convert Exhange EDB files to PST file format then, go with the EDB to PST Converter Software. You will get completely easy to use solution which can be used easily by both professional and non – professional users.

Entices features of the contacts.edb converter

  • Fully Automatic solution – This tool is designed in such a way that is capable of automatically uploading the contacts.edb files from the default storage.
  • You can convert Windows Live Mail profile data like contacts, calendars, and emails with a WLM converter.
  • Import contacts with all details – During the conversion, the software maintains all the original information like name, Phone numbers, company name, Email Addresses, and so on.
  • The software provides multiple advance settings and filter options to convert particular Mail contacts into Outlook contacts.
  • Not required WLM – Without installation of WLM you can run the software on your PC. In this situation, you can manually add WLM contacts.edb files in the software panel.


Q1. Does the software compatible with Windows 11 OS?

Ans.Yes, this software supports all the editions of Microsoft Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, etc.

Q2. Is this tool allowing to export of WLM contacts to Gmail?

Ans. Yes, it is the all-in-one solution to convert Windows Live Mail contacts to Gmail (Google Workspace or g Suite).

Q3. Can I create a separate/single vCard file, if my contact list is large?

Ans. Yes, the software gives the option to create a single vCard from the saving options.


In conclusion, I have explained the complete process to Import the Contacts.edb file to Outlook. With this software, you can easily convert huge contacts files into Outlook PST format. Additionally, there is no file size restriction. The process becomes quite simple with an automatic solution. In case, if you are stuck in any process, then you can contact us with a live chat.