transfer my mail and address book from Outlook to Entourage

sjc

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Jun 15, 2005
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I'm really new at this. This is my first experience with Mac and I'm alread confused because I can't transfer my mail and address book from Outlook (Win XP) to Entourage. Can someone please give me a hand? :confused:
 

edvardta

macrumors newbie
May 2, 2005
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Am looking for the same thing myself.

Have a feeling that exporting to a file from outlook, and importing that into entourage on the mac will work, but have no idea what filetype etc..

Please someone help us.

It can also be transfererd to apple's mailprogram Mail. I just wanna get my mails over..
 

Schroedinger

macrumors regular
Feb 12, 2004
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Baltimore, MD
sorry

I'm not 100%, but I was trying to do this myself, and after a lot of searching, was left with the impression that such support just doesn't exist. One would think that two MS programs could talk to each other, but they can't.
 

killmoms

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Jun 23, 2003
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Yeah, MS is stupid, and even their own Mac e-mail product doesn't import Outlook's format. Just use Outlook2Mac as mentioned above. I've heard good things.
 

iSaint

macrumors 603
I transferred my contacts from W2K Outlook to Entourage 2004. Export from Outlook into a *.csv file (a file accessible in Excel), and Entourage should recognize that file for an import.

As far as mail and calendar, I had no luck transferring that. Perhaps the link above will help.
 

Gordy

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May 22, 2005
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Bristol, UK

ssh

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May 6, 2005
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Gordy said:
Ok , I had this issue when switching but it can be fixed.

One way is to use out look 2 mac but it cost money

The better way I discovered after buying outlook2mac was to download the following tool http://www.microsoft.com/mac/downloads.aspx?pid=download&location=/mac/download/office2004/pstimport.xml&secid=4&ssid=15&flgnosysreq=True

Then export from outlook using pst file which exports everything and then use that tool above :)
Gordy, I have been wondering if that will work. I'm helping one of my client companies to move a fair number of desktops from Windows to Mac, and this kind of migration is necessary (they don't use a centralized mail server at the moment--don't ask!).

Thanks; we're going to try this.
 

Gordy

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May 22, 2005
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Bristol, UK
I tried it a while back and it works :)

Outlook2mac also works fine , just slightly more complicated :)

Good luck with the move :)
 

edvardta

macrumors newbie
May 2, 2005
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This didn't work for me.

the .pst file isn't a outlook 2001 for mac .pst file and therefore the tool wouldn't read it.

Or so it seems.....