This section describes various import options within KMail.
Import Wizard allows to import emails, settings, addressbook and calendar data in your user account from the following mailers:
You can start Import Wizard can either from the application launcher or from KMail with
At startup the import wizard will detect all supported email applications, and list them for you in the window.
|Close KMail before importing data. Some plugins will modify KMail's configuration file.|
Select the email application you want to import from, and click thebutton.
The wizard will then ask if you want to import everything, or give you options to select which types of materials you want to import.
Depending on your selections in the materials to import screen, you will see one or more of the following screens:
Click thebutton to complete and exit the wizard. If at any time you wish to end the wizard, you can click the button.
within KMail or run KMailCVT from the application launcher.
KMailCVT is to be used to import your email messages if your previous email application/format is listed below.
|Please make sure that you compact your folders in the other email client.|
Select your previous email program from the drop down box. The center text area of KMailCVT will update with special instructions (if applicable), and the known location of email message storage for that application.
Follow these instructions, then select the folder you wish to import your messages to.
If you want the KMailCVT tool to remove duplicate messages, check. A file select dialog will pop up and you need to select the file/folder noted in the instructions.
Click thebutton to complete the import. When the import is finished you can click the button to import from another application or the button to exit.