Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the most popular email clients for sending and receiving messages. This application is free to install and use. It stores the email messages in a concatenated format within MBOX files. But to open Thunderbird file in Outlook you have to export the data into the PST file format. PST or personal storage table is the proprietary file of Microsoft Outlook that stores its emails, calendars, contacts, notes, task, attachment, etc.
We are going to discuss here how we can import Thunderbird mailbox to Outlook. To perform this task we provide you two methods:
Let us start with the manual method first. We mention here both the process of “configuration of Thunderbird with IMAP” and “Configuration of Outlook with IMAP”. When you select IMAP, it will synchronize the emails on the mail server. Thus helping you to access the emails of Thunderbird in Outlook email client.
Below is the primary procedure you need to follow to open Thunderbird emails in Outlook:
Now, you need to select and move the Thunderbird messages into the configure email account. You can create new folders within the Gmail Inbox to store your Thunderbird messages.
In the process to open Thunderbird mail in Outlook, you saw the configuration of Thunderbird with Gmail account. Now it’s time to set up the Outlook profile with Gmail configuration:
It is clear that the above mentioned manual method is very time taking process, and users want a fast and easy solution. So, choose a quick and reliable solution such as MBOX to PST Converter. With this software, you can export selective Thunderbird mailboxes into PST format and then easily open it in Microsoft Outlook. You can even export multiple MBOX files at once.
The best value of the product comes from the fact that it can automatically detect your Thunderbird database from the system. This tool converts the files without any data loss. It also maintains data integrity and SMTP header information (email addresses – Cc, Bcc, email subject, timestamps, etc).
Simple Steps to Open Thunderbird Mail in Outlook:
If you want to see the screenshots with detailed steps, they are explained in the following section.
1. On the welcome screen of the tool, click on the Add file button to open up a new window.
2. Select MBOX files or allow automatic detection of Thunderbird database.
3. Preview the Thunderbird emails and attachments.
4. Select the destination folder to save files and click on Export.
5. Now open the converted PST files in Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010.
There are a few ways to open Thunderbird Mail in Outlook, but users generally look for a fast and reliable solution. In this blog, we discussed both the manual solution as well as automated converter software. Using the software allows you to quickly convert the Thunderbird files and open them in Outlook without data loss. It is truly a reliable and easy solution for all users to import Thunderbird data to Outlook.