Can an Individual switch from one MSN account to a hotmail account

Discussion in 'Windows Live Mail' started by makaiman, Sep 27, 2007.

  1. makaiman

    makaiman Guest

    I've had an MSN account for nearly eight years and tons of contacts, folders,
    and email. It's a comprehensive system. My question is, I am starting fresh
    with a new Windows Live Hotmail account and since both are web-based and
    "Live", how can I move literally everything from one account to another
    onlilne only. Again, I've an MSN account and want to move to a brand new
    hotmail account. Both are Windows Live accounts. Is this possible?

    makaiman, Sep 27, 2007
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  2. Currently unfortunately there is no simple, easy to do this I'm afraid. The
    programming API's are not available for this sort of thing and there is no
    built in functionality to allow this.
    I assume that you have WLM even though you say online only? One approach
    would be to use WLM import/export features to move email, contacts etc. from
    account to another. A manual task that may take a few minutes (but not too
    long) but probably the easiest method of doing this.

    Colin Brown
    WL MVP
    Colin Brown WLMVP, Sep 28, 2007
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  3. makaiman

    _mikebs Guest

    When I started using the WLM build 1365 I just set up all my old accounts
    and did a lot of work downloading and uploading and merging my contacts and
    it seems to work fine. I don't know why now? Thanks, Mike
    _mikebs, Sep 29, 2007
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