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Changing Root Directory for Opera Mail

  • Have just installed the self-standing version of Opera Mail and have some questions about configuring it.

    1. I would like to change the mail root directory to another drive. This was easy when Opera Mail
      was part of the Opera browser [manually change it in operaprefs.ini]. This same configuration
      file exists for Opera Mail, so do I enter the command Mail Root Directory=E:\INTERNET\Opera Mail
      under "[Mail]"?

    2. Is it possible to import all my previous mail files from Opera (v11.64) into the self-standing
      Opera Mail? Am I right in assuming that this will happen automatically when I change the root
      mail directory? I regularly access my archive of old messages, so this is very important.

    3. And last, how do I import my addresses from the Opera Browser into Opera Mail?

    Any help or advice will be greatly appreciated.

    1. Yes

    2. Just copy the 11.64 mail folder into the new one. Or, as you said, point it to the old directory.

    3. Save contacts.adr from 11.64 and then Settings > Import and Export > Import Opera contacts