Methods to import e-mail from Mozilla® Thunderbird to Gmail®
What are the methods of importing Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail to Gmail?
Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source e-mail program, which stores personal information and e-mail messages on hard drive. Thus, it helps to access content an without Internet connection. Mozilla Thunderbird is a secure e-mail client developed by Mozilla. It uses communication protocols, POP and IMAP. It finds messages fast and allows you to filter results comfortably by date, contacts and more. It comes with advanced Add-ons and excellent themes and has an enhanced user-interface. Mozilla Thunderbird lets you read RSS feeds like streams of e-mail with filters, search and labeling. If you become a Mozilla Thunderbird user, then you need to import your contacts that are present in Gmail.
Features of Mozilla Thunderbird and tips to import Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail to Gmail:
- Features of Mozilla Thunderbird
- Tips to access Gmail account with Mozilla Thunderbird
- Tips to import Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail accounts in Gmail
Features of Mozilla Thunderbird
Mozilla Thunderbird is a full featured, free e-mail program. It offers a good and streamlined interface with a very powerful e-mail package. It provides fast searches with an easy interface. There is a timeline that shows when e-mails arrive and helps you to focus on certain periods. Basic functions for saving, editing and using message templates are present and functional.
Tips to access Gmail account with Mozilla Thunderbird
Launch Mozilla Thunderbird, and choose the option ‘Security’ and select ‘SSL’. Then you need to enable 'Check for New Messages at Start-up' and the 'Automatically Download New Messages' functions that helps Mozilla Thunderbird to automatically check for new e-mail. Then you need to select 'Tools' and go to 'Account Settings'. Then choose 'Add Account' and go to ‘Email Account’. Then you need to enter the name and e-mail address and select the type of incoming server as 'IMAP'.
In order to export Mozilla Thunderbird accounts, you can use Export function in Mozilla Thunderbird. For that, select ‘Tools’ and go to ‘Address Book’. Address Book window will open and you can choose ‘Tools’ and select ‘Export’. Then choose file name and format as CSV file format for the exported account. After setting up Gmail as an IMAP e-mail account in Mozilla Thunderbird, you need to open the folder that consists of e-mail which you want to import. Select all e-mail messages and choose the option ‘Messages’ from the menu followed by the target Gmail folder.
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