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Migrate Thunderbird to Outlook

genusys asked
Last Modified: 2018-09-17
Can anyone recommend a software tool to migrate Thunderbird to Outlook. Please have used the tool and let me know if there is anything I might need to know to make the migration go smoothly
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Shaun VermaakSenior Consultant
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Both support the EML format so you should be able to export/import mail
Alexei KuznetsovMicrosoft Outlook MVP

You can either export Thunderbird email to EML and then import EMLs to Outlook or import the Thunderbird's native MBOX files. Both tools are free and I'm one of the developers, so feel free to ask any further questions.
arnoldEE Topic Advisor, IT Consultant
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if your setup used IMAP for incoming data, minimal transition since in this case, all emails are on the server and not stored locally.

the only ones you would need to export might be the sent copies if you stored the sent emails locally versus on the server...
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You can also try the manual process of Thunderbird to Outlook Conversion and converts your Thunderbird emails into PST files. This link will guide you in converting mbox to pst: http://expert-advice.org/2017/01/manually-convert-mbox-pst-file-mbox-pst-conversion/

You may also get help from these solutions Kernel and Aid4Mail for Thunderbird MBOX to PST file format conversion.

Hope this helps!
Jerry FreyB2B Executive

Convert Thunderbird MBOX file to Outlook PST with Stellar MBOX to PST Converter. The software allows converting MBOX file of Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Entourage, Opera Mail, SeaMonkey etc. The software provides the demo version by which you can see the preview of scanned mailbox data and with the full version of the software you can save it to new PST or append into existing PST.

With the technician version of the software, you can save the converted mailbox data into  Office 365, RTF, PDF, and HTML formats.
Try this Thunderbird to Outlook converter tool :[ https://www.softknoll.com/thunderbird-to-outlook-converter/

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