In today's world scenario, if we talking about the AOL (American Online) email client. This application is not in use as it was before. But the database of AOL i.e .pfc file is saved in user's machine. User's can't open that file without AOL and if they want to access that file without AOL they do not have any solution. Generally they struck with the need to extract AOL email, Contacts & Calendars from their PFC file or account.
User's usually wants to extract AOL emails and saved them in a conceivable file format that could be easily accessible in any condition. Some workarounds we are going to introduce in different ways for letting you know how to extract emails from AOL account along with rest of the account data.
However, the query that turns up is "How to Extract emails and contacts from AOL PFC file to any other File Format?". We can perform extraction procedure by two techniques. First is to follow manual step guide for data extraction and second one is by using some AOL email extractor. Both the procedures are mentioned below in brief:
The procedure includes the exportation of data by performing particular approaches in AOL account. We can extract AOL contacts or emails using the account settings of user's account. These type of technique allows us to extract data from AOL and save it for further usage.
Well to handle such situation, there are further two manual techniques for extracting mails from AOL account manually. One way is by copying AOL Internet Mail to desktop and another technique is by importing mails into Gmail account.
For importing emails, contacts & calendars of AOL email application to Gmail, you just have to follow the steps mentioned below:
Note: If you imported mails previously then click in Import from another address
However, for copying the AOL Internet Mails onto the desktop you will have to perform following procedure:
There are some loopholes to manually extract emails from AOL along with contacts & calendars. Let’s discuss some of them:
This strategy includes the usage of third party tool, which is designed with the vision to take the back up of AOL PFC data and archive them into local file formats like PST for Windows Outlook. One such experted application is AOL PFC Backup which works as PFC extractor and extract all emails along with contacts and export them into desktop based email applications like MS Outlook, Thunderbird, Netscape, Windows Live Mail, etc.
AOL email backup or PFC extractor enables users with following supportive characteristics, overcoming all the limitations of Manual procedure:
Archive All Folders
The software save and extract all the mail folders like inbox, sent items, trash or other folders of user's profile.
Backup IM Chats
The software supports the backing up of Instant Messaging chat onto the hard disk of local machine.
Backup & Delete Mails
The tool provides us with an option of deleting the mails from AOL server after backing up the data. It is only enabled for email data and helping in freeing the storage space of account
Export in Multiple Format
User can extract contact from AOL to Outlook or any other format and extract email from AOL to PST, MSG, MBOX & EML file. While other applications can not backup data in PST.