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Importing data into Outlook 2011
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This article describes how to import Microsoft Entourage data, .pst or .olm files, and other data into Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2011.
Note: Note: ANSI-formatted .pst files - Outlook 97-2002 Personal Folders Files format cannot be imported into Outlook for Mac.
Import Outlook for Windows (.pst ) or Outlook for Mac (.olm ) data filesBefore you start, make sure that the file that you want to import is located on your computer. For example, put the file in the Documents folder or in any other convenient location.
Note You must configure Outlook 2011 for Microsoft Exchange Server before you follow these steps. Otherwise, the procedure will not work.
For informaiton on how to solve most common problems with .pst importing, see the following Knowledge Base article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2454260)Outlook 2011 problems when importing .pst
For directions to create a .pst file in Microsoft Outlook for Windows, visit the following Microsoft website:
Import from Entourage 2008 or Entourage 2004You must set up your Outlook 2011 email account before you can import. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2352963After your Outlook 2011 email account is set up, follow these steps to import:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2352963/ )Set up or recover Hotmail, Gmail, or AOL (POP or IMAP) email in Outlook for Mac 2011
Import .csv or .mbox files
Import holidaysSets of holidays for different countries, regions, and religions are included in Microsoft Office applications. You can add any of these holiday sets to your Outlook calendar. To do this, follow these steps: