This blog post will cover up the following information
- What is OST file?
- What is Hotmail (Outlook.com)?
- Why import OST to Hotmail?
- Solution to import OST file to Outlook.com (Hotmail).
- How to Migrate OST to Hotmail?
- OST to Hotmail Wizard Features.
- OST to Outlook.com Wizard FAQ’s
Most of the technical users know about the OST file, which is known as Offline Storage Table and it is created with Microsoft Outlook or Exchange Server. An OST file can store multiple folders including email messages, contacts, calendars, journals, notes, tasks, to do lists, etc. OST files are highly secured so that it cannot be imported to any email client or cloud-based email services, one of the most thing about OST files is that it allows users to work in offline mode and all data is synchronized when internet connectivity is available.
Hotmail was founded in 1996 and later in 1997 Microsoft acquired Hotmail. Now Hotmail is known as Outlook.com, which provides web-based email services including contacts, calendars, tasks, journals, etc. Now Outlook.com comes with greatest features as well as latest security updates that are the demand of current time. At present time a lot of users prefer to use Outlook.com as it comes with simple to use and advanced features.
At present time most of the users want to use cloud-based email services because cloud-based services can be access from anywhere any time. As OST file as associated with MS Outlook, which is a desktop-based email client but users are moving to cloud-based platforms like Outlook.com (Hotmail), which is available free of cost to the users so users want to move OST files to Outlook.com.
OST file exporter is one of the best software to convert OST to Outlook.com because it is the fully automated tool, which does not require any manual process to import OST files to Hotmail. It converts all emails as well as email items from OST to Outlook.com by asking Outlook.com account credentials. After providing Outlook.com account credentials, it will import OST to Hotmail without loss of any information.
Just follow given steps to import OST to Hotmail (Outlook.com) email account.
Step 1 – After download and install, run the tool and click on Select Files… or Select Folders… option to choose OST files from your computer.
Step 2 – Now all OST email folders, calendars, contacts, notes, deleted items, drafts, etc. are showing in the software panel, from here choose all or only selective items for transferring OST to Outlook.com and at last click on Next button to continue.
Step 3 – The tool has multiple saving options, choose Outlook.com as saving format as shown in the screenshot.
Step 4 – Now fill Outlook.com account credentials and press Convert button.
Step 5 – Importing OST files to Outlook.com, it will take few time to complete the process. The time depends on the size of data, speed of internet and speed of the computer.
Step 6 – After completing the process, login to your Outlook.com account and access imported mailboxes.
OST to Outlook.com Wizard FAQ’s
Q 1 – The tool comes with various types of licenses, can you please tell me, which license edition is suitable to import OST to Hotmail?
Ans – Purchase Migration License as it has all saving options and can be installed on various computers.
Q 2 – Is internet connectivity required to migrate Outlook OST to Outlook.com?
Ans – Yes, internet connectivity is required for transferring emails from OST to Outlook.com because data is transferring from local to cloud storage.
Q 3 – Contacts are most important for me, does this software maintain contacts while convert Exchange OST to Hotmail?
Ans – Yes, it maintains contacts as well as calendars while convert Exchange OST to Hotmail.
After reading this blog post everyone can easily import OST to Hotmail. OST to Hotmail software comes with free trial version, which gives facility to transfer 25 emails from each folder of OST file to Outlook.com so that users can easily evaluate and test the working procedure. After getting complete satisfaction, users can purchase it to avoid all limitation.