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Know How to Export Folder from Mozilla Thunderbird Mail to Outlook

by Jody Jackson CubexSoft - Software For One and For All

Are you looking for smart and reliable solution of how to export folder from Mozilla Thunderbird mail to Outlook? If yes then your search is going to end up here. In this blog we will explain you step by step explanation of Thunderbird to Outlook conversion. Before directly jumping to the solution let we first take a brief about MS Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird.

MS Outlook & Mozilla Thunderbird – A Brief Description

Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source, cross-platform email client, chat client developed by Mozilla Foundation. It provides free emailing service with various additional services which includes contact, calendar, task, briefcase, task, etc. although all these services are not free of cost bit can be utilised with the help of several add-on services. In the year 2012, Mozilla decided to suspend further manufacturing of Thunderbird as continuous effort to build its features results fruitless. Now Mozilla just provide services to old users. After its suspension, users need to appoint proper staff for managing Thunderbird account. The maintenance cost is too high that it cannot be bearable by all the users. Therefore Mozilla Thunderbird users start switching their account to some other platform.

MS Outlook on the other hand is one of the highly demanded email client nowadays. It comes with complete package of Microsoft office suite and has multiple advance functioning. The interface of MS Outlook is quite attractive that’s why it is majorly used by Organisations. MS Outlook support files in PST format and also has junk filtering features. It provides high security to database as compare to Mozilla Thunderbird. In short we can also denote MS Outlook as modern times email clients which perfectly fits in users need.

Till now we explain you what MS Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird is. In the next section we will discuss about how you can move mails items from Thunderbird to Outlook manually.

Export Thunderbird Folder to Outlook Manually

Follow the steps to export Thunderbird folder to Outlook:

Step 1: Launch Thunderbird and open the mailbox.

Step 2: Select mail folder which you want to export in Outlook.

Step 3: Next choose folder to save Thunderbird mail files and press “Select Folder” option.

Step 4: Run MS Outlook and create a new folder in it. Rename the folder according to your need.

Step 5: Then transfer saved Thunderbird emails into MS Outlook interface.

Step 6: Once all the transferred mails start showing in Outlook interface, go to “File” menu.

Step 7:  Now choose “Open & Export” >> and then Import/Export option.

Step 8: Further choose “Export to a File” option and hit “Next” button.

Step 9: Next select “Outlook Data File” and again hit “Next”.

Step 10: Now select the mail folder which contains Thunderbird mail files.

Step 11: In the end hit “Finish” button.

Drawbacks of Manual Method

  • The method involves risk of data loss. The risk increases with increase in quantity of Thunderbird files.
  • Through this method user can move only Thunderbird mails and not the attachments to Outlook.

Professional Method to Export Thunderbird Mails to Outlook

Manual Method does not contain any cost but it has several limitation which may causes difficulty in Thunderbird to Outlook conversion. Therefore we recommend you to choose a third party utility that support batch Thunderbird migration to Outlook without any error. Use Thunderbird to Outlook Converter – a Professional Solution developed for both technical and non-technical users equally. It provide solution with 100% accuracy and integrity. The tool contain various advance features which makes it superior than any other solution. The tool also provide multiple file naming option for saving Thunderbird mails in PST format. The utility specialises in migrating complete Thunderbird data such as attachments, contacts, calendar, task, briefcase etc. into Outlook. Thunderbird to Outlook Converter is completely secure and do not save any of your personal information in its database. Through Thunderbird to PST Converter user can split big size PST files into small fragments. For grabbing more info related to the software, download trial version of Thunderbird Converter. The demo version move free Thunderbird mails to Outlook but some limited extent. If you like software working then get access to its license version.


About Jody Jackson Senior     CubexSoft - Software For One and For All

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Joined APSense since, November 17th, 2017, From Florida, United States.

Created on Feb 18th 2020 07:32. Viewed 133 times.

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