How can I import MBOX to Outlook 2016 Windows?

I am having a large number of Thunderbird MBOX files with me. Now I need to migrate my emails along with attachments to MS Outlook 2016 account in Windows 8.1. Since there are so many emails, so, I need a secure way to convert Thunderbird emails. Please suggest a relevant and easy solution.
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Sandeep KumarAssociate ConsultantCommented:
You can easily migrate Thunderbird MBOX emails to Outlook PST by using Kernel for MBOX to PST Converter tool. It can process migration with any number of emails, including its properties with attachments to any Outlook version. Refer to to know the steps for converting Thunderbird emails to Outlook 2016.
Jerry FreyB2B ExecutiveCommented:
You can import Thunderbird mails to Outlook manually with the help of Windows Live Mail. Follow the below steps:

1: First, Convert MBOX files to EML

2: Transfer EML files to Windows Live Mail

3: Now, Export emails from Windows Live Mail to Outlook PST

In case if you are looking for a third party tool to convert MBOX to PST then you can use Stellar MBOX to PST Converter
Ajit SinghCommented:
You best option is manually convert MBOX to PST file format:
cameron phillipsCommented:
You can simply move the Thunderbird emails by only performing drag and drop :
1) Drag the emails on your system from Thunderbird's interface. That emails will be in EML format.
2) Then, You can easily drop those EML files in Outlook Folder.
However, As per the above-mentioned procedure, It is quite difficult to do the same with the emails in bulk. You can follow the link to get a perfect solution:

Hope it helps

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Clark KentSoftware Engineer cum BloggerCommented:
There are a couple of manual ways that you can try to convert your MBOX emails to Outlook. The MBOX files of Apple Mail, Thunderbird email client can be converted to PST format via Gmail loader, Eudora. Also, you can go for Import/export feature in MS Outlook. Let me show you the steps:

1. Open Outlook >> go to File tab >> Import and Export >> open the Import and Export utility.
2. Press Import from another program or file >> click Next.
3. Hit on Personal Folders File (.pst) >> then Next.
4. Tap Browse option to locate converted PST file >> click Next >> Exit.

Just try this method, but it might be a little harder to convert MBOX files in bulk manually. For that case, I would recommend to go for a reliable tool MBOXPST Converter. The software is secure and quickly import all your MBOX mails (in bulk ) to PST format within no time. Know how to convert MBOX to PST easily with the above solutions.
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