Guidance to Import OST to Hotmail (Outlook.com) Account

Mark Regan | October 11th, 2021 | Convert Your Data

Convert OST to Hotmail

This blog post will cover up the following steps

  • 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

What is OST file ?

Most of the technical users know about the OST file. It 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. Additionally, OST files are securely encrypted, preventing them from being imported into any email client or cloud-based email service. One of the most appealing features of OST files is that they enable users to operate in offline mode while maintaining full data sync when internet access is available.

What is Hotmail (Outlook.com) ?

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. Also, 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.

Why Import OST to Hotmail ?

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.

Solution to Import OST File to Outlook.com (Hotmail)

OST File Converter Software 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. Also, 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.

  1. Start OST to Outlook.com Wizard and choose an option from Select Files or Select Folders to upload Offline Storage Table files in the software UI.
  2. Choose OST folders from software interface i.e. Inbox, Draft, Deleted Items, Sent Items, Junk E-mail, Contacts, Calendars, etc. and hit on the Next button.
  3. Select Outlook.com from saving formats and fill email ID or password and press Convert button to toolbar.
  4. OST to Hotmail migration process is running, it takes very less time which depends on data size.
  5. At last login to your Outlook.com (Hotmail) account for previewing imported OST files data.

How to Migrate OST to Hotmail ? Complete Screenshots

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  • After download and install, run the tool and click on Select Files… or Select Folders… option to choose OST files from your computer.

Select Files

 

  • 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.

Email folders

 

  • The tool has multiple saving options, choose Outlook.com as saving format as shown in the screenshot.

Choose Outlook.com

 

  • Now fill Outlook.com account credentials and press Convert button.

Press Convert

 

  • 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.

Importing OST files to Outlook.com

 

  • After completing the process, login to your Outlook.com account and access imported mailboxes.

Login to Outlook.com

OST to Hotmail Wizard Features

  • Convert OST files to Hotmail in bulk
  • Transfer OST to Outlook.com with attachments
  • Dual modes to select OST files from PC
  • Import OST to Hotmail including contacts and calendars
  • Also, fully automatic software to convert emails
  • Preserves folders and sub-folders structure
  • Also, compatible with all Windows Operating System
  • Import large sized OST to Hotmail account

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 – Please purchase a Migration License to have access to all saving options and to install it on multiple machines.

Q 2 – Is it necessary to have internet access in order to import Outlook OST to Outlook.com?

AnsYes, 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?

AnsYes, it maintains contacts as well as calendars while convert Exchange OST to Hotmail.

Final Words

After reading this blog post everyone can easily import OST to Hotmail. Also, 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.

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