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How to Access the Microsoft Outlook PST Files in Lotus Notes

Microsoft Outlook and IBM Lotus Notes, both are counted among the most popular e-mail clients. Lotus Notes can be described as an integrated desktop client that enables the user to access business mails, calendars and applications available on IBM Lotus Domino server. Microsoft Outlook plays a similar role and it is also one of the popular e-mail clients across the world. Due to the wide utilities and advanced features Lotus Notes is preferred over Microsoft Outlook. Moreover, users who have Outlook want to switch over to Lotus. While migrating to Lotus Notes users often face a deadlock because of the different databases and file formats as Outlook uses PST files while Lotus uses NSF.

It is not easy to manually switch over to Lotus Notes from Outlook due to the above-mentioned reasons. Huge amount of time and care is required to do this to prevent data loss. This article is aimed at letting you know the effective ways of accessing the Microsoft Outlook PST files on Lotus Notes.

You need to first download and run the Outlook to Lotus conversion tool from a trusted and reputed website. You may find many paid as well as free tools available online that can be easily downloaded and installed. These tools are designed and developed keeping in mind the ease and convenience for a user trying to migrate from Outlook to Lotus Notes.

Once you download and install the tool successfully, you can access the PST files of Outlook that will help you move the entire data available from the Inbox, Outbox, Drafts, Attachments, Distribution Lists, Email Properties, Calendars, Journals, To-Do- Lists and others. Such tools are safe to use and do not allow data damage during the process of migration to Lotus Notes. The data in form of PST files are neither compressed nor modified during transition. Moreover, these tools are compatible with most of the Windows operating systems.

After downloading you need to save the file either on the desktop or to a notified location where you can access it easily. After saving the file browse to the location and double-click on the file icon to open it. Now follow the instructions coming through the automated wizard to complete the setup. Once the setup is complete, launch the program to convert your Outlook data in form of PST files into the Lotus Notes. As soon as the process gets over a pop-up message will appear on your screen. You are advised not to close the window while the process is running.

This is the best way of getting access to Outlook PST files and migrating to Lotus Notes. However, technical glitches cannot be ruled out. In case of an issue or difficulty while performing these steps consider calling an experienced computer support service provider.

Article Source Link by Christina A Norman