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Export Thunderbird Folders to MBOX for Thunderbird to Outlook Migration

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Mozilla Thunderbird is a free open source email client available for Windows, MAC, and Linux operating system. This email client is widely used worldwide for Personal as well as Business purpose. But sometimes users need to migrate data from Mozilla Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook and it a challenging because Microsoft does not provide any official tool or option to import Thunderbird emails. So here in this blog, I am going to discuss 2 possible methods of Thunderbird to Outlook conversion. you may choose a suitable one and migrate your Thunderbird emails to Outlook PSt format hassle-free.

Method 1: If you have several folders on your Thunderbird email account and want to export all them to MBOX for converting into a single PST file then follow given below steps:

• In the very first step, download a free Add-on ImportExportTools for Thunderbird
• Install this Add-on on Mozilla Thunderbird.
• Go to Tools >> Add-ons >> Install Add-on from File >> Select importexporttools- >> Open >> Install Now >> Restart Now
• Now Open Mozilla Thunderbird and Right-click on Email Account from where you want to export all folders. >> ImportExportTools >> Export All the Folders
• Select a folder where you want to save all thunderbird folders
• In a few seconds, you will get all folders inside the selected folder

After this process rename the file extension (like: xyz to xyz.mbx) and install Eudora email client then paste TB mailbox into Eudora directory.

• Run Outlook and go to the File tab
• Choose import & export tool >> select "import internet mail and address" >> choose Eudora 2x, 3x, 4x (pro & light) then next
• Browse Eudora mailbox and add TB files >> Save the destination and click on finish button.

Note: This is a manual method for Thunderbird to Outlook conversion so please keep a copy of your data before conversion or go with the second method for safe and secure TB to Outlook migration.

Method 2: Direct Method to Migrate Thunderbird to Outlook using MailsDaddy Thunderbird to Outlook Converter

This is a direct procedure to convert Thunderbird emails into Outlook without any extra add-on or email client. Thunderbird to Outlook converter also manages the folder structure, inline images, and content properties. Follow the steps below:

• Download Thunderbird to Outlook Converter and install in your local machine.
• Click on Autoload button then hit scan button >> Check preview if you want and click on the export button
• Enable PST format >> Browse the save destination and click on Export button.
• Now Thunderbird to PST conversion process starts now wait until the migration process complete.

Note: With this solution, you don't need to install "ImportExportTool" in Thunderbird. This is fully capable to import Thunderbird data to Outlook PST format without any interruption.

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Pooja Goswami

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If you are looking for an effective solution to export Thunderbird mails to Outlook then you can try DRS MBOX to PST Converter tool . The sofware is an advanced technique for transferring your Thunderbird data into any other email client or file format. With the help of this appliction you can delete duplicate emails at the time of conversion.You can installl it in any version of Windows and convert 50 emails per folder for free. And in case of any doubt, you can contact the tech support team at any time.

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Declan Lee

If you want to get the simple way to import MBOX to Outlook PST file. This application can easily migrate your MBOX file without any lost data. MBOX to PST Converter for Mac Software also supports all popular email clients applications like- Thunderbird, Pocomail, AppleMail, Entourage, Spicebird, Eudora, SeaMonkey, Opera Mail, Evolution, etc. It can support all editions of MS Outlook. It is a Mac OS supportable utility that can easily be installed on any version of the Windows & Mac operating system i.e. Mac 10.15, 10.14, 10.13, 10.12, 10.11, 10.10. Avail of the free demo version of the converter and migrate a few emails for free.

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Get MBOX to PST Converter Tool and smoothen the conversion of MBOX files into PST file format. This software allows loading multiple MBOX files in one attempt to export into PST file format. In a few clicks, all MBOX emails are exported into PST format with attachments. MBOX files supported by more than 20+ email clients such as Thunderbird, Eudora, Entourage, Mac Mail, etc.

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Andrew Leggren

MBOX to PST Converter Application efficiently transfer Mozilla Thunderbird MBOX file and converts into Outlook PST file format without any data loss. It provides a well-matched PST file that can be easily ported by any user in the entire versions of MS Outlook.

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jamesh kelvin20

Convert MBOX to PST File format, using Regain MBOX to PST converter Tool, with the help of this tool easy convert multiple MBOX files into PST format simultaneously.

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Juons Peter

Export MBOX folders from Thunderbird to Outlook. I recommend that you try the MBOX to PST Converter Tool. Users can install this lightweight application quickly and effortlessly. It provides a free conversion solution from Thunderbird MBOX to Outlook PST files. Both technical and non-technical users will find this software easy to use. Users who export Thunderbird MBOX files to PST files without Outlook can save a large quantity of data. Thunderbird, Mac Mail, Eudora, Postbox, SeaMonkey, and other email clients are supported. It is compatible with all versions of the Windows operating system and Microsoft Outlook.

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