KMail/Import Options

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    Import Wizard

    Import Wizard allows to import emails, settings, addressbook and calendar data in your user account from the following mailers:

    • Trojitá
    • Evolution 1.x - 3.x
    • OS X Mail
    • Opera
    • Sylpheed
    • Thunderbird/Mozilla
    • The Bat!
    • Outlook Express
    • Balsa
    • Pegasus-Mail
    • Claws Mail

    You can start Import Wizard can either from the application launcher or from KMail with

    • Tools → Import Wizard...
    Import Wizard

    At startup the import wizard will detect all supported email applications, and list them for you in the window.


    Warning

    Close KMail before importing data. Some plugins will modify KMail's configuration file.


    Select the email application you want to import from, and click the Next button.

    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:

    • To Import mail messages, you need to select the folder you want your email messages to import into. Once selected, click the Import Mails button. Once the progress bar reaches 100%, click the Next button, or the Finish button, if this was your last material selection.
    • To Import mail filters, click the Import Filters button and it will import any filters it found, once finished click the Next button, or the Finish button, if this was your last material selection.
    • To Import settings, click the Import Settings button. The wizard will ask you some questions e.g. which folder to use for account folders that do not exist. The wizard will also create your identity. Once complete, click the Next button, or the Finish button, if this was your last material selection.
    • To Import address books, click the Import address book button, and it will import all address books it finds. Once complete, click the Next button.

    Click the Finish button to complete and exit the wizard. If at any time you wish to end the wizard, you can click the Cancel button.

    Note

    By clicking on the Manual Selection checkbox, you can access an advanced version of the ImportWizard.


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