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Gene Klamerus
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Using One Drive with Thunderbird

Historically I've kept lots of email locally on my laptop.  This includes historical email, but also email with links, product license codes/keys, etc.

With my old laptop, I would clone my laptop regularly and copy my Outlook offline folders even more regularly to a thumb drive.

I got a new laptop and I can no longer use Outlook for my personal email, so I've switched to Thunderbird.  I'd like to improve on my previous approach by using my OneDrive for these files, which should keep me from losing almost any mail.

Does anyone know of a process to move the offline TB folders in their default location to a One Drive folder?  Is it as simple as copying them and changing where Thunderbird looks?

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Kesavan Jeganarayanan

8/22/2022 - Mon
Kesavan Jeganarayanan

Outlook uses PST file, all your historical offline emails stored in this format. 

You can copy this file and paste it in onedrive. 

If you need to access this PST files form Thunderbird, you need to export them to Thunderbird format

refer this link


Gene Klamerus

I am not in anyway referring to using PST files.  I am only drawing a comparison with what I've done with Outlook.  See my sentence "I got a new laptop and I can no longer use Outlook for my personal email, so I've switched to Thunderbird. "
Kesavan Jeganarayanan

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