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How to Export and Import Outlook Account IMAP Settings

    • Go to the registry editor. Search your windows with “registry…” and it will come up.
    How to find the registry editor under windows
    • Back up all settings, following the steps:
      • Software
      • Microsoft
      • Office
      • 15.0 or 16.0, depending the local settings.
      • Outlook
      • Profiles (this is what you should look for.
      • *** We want to back this up = Outlook >> PROFILES

    OR simply you can copy/paste the following explorer URL


    Computer HKEY_CURRENT_USER registry
    • Export the PROFILES and save on your PC
    Export the PROFILES
    • Better save the file in external hard drive. This way you can easily transfer and restore the settings on different PC
    save the file in external hard drive
    • Then, on new PC, just DOUBLE click on the backup register file.
    • It will RUN, click “YES” to confirm to install into your Outlook
    • Open up your Outlook now.
    • Then, Outlook will request the passwords for ALL Email accounts.  You enter once, click on “save password” then the password will be saved on the local outlook file.
    • It will sync all your files – contacts, emails, calendars and then are good to go 😊
    IMAP copy settings


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