Learn about the need to import data and E-mails to Mozilla® Thunderbird®
What are the need and tips to import data or E-mails to Mozilla Thunderbird? Learn about the things to remember while doing that
Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the mostly used E-mail clients. This is from Mozilla Corporation. This would act as a complete information manger of your whole data. It would be a great benefit when you import all the data and E-mails from other E-mail clients to the currently using Mozilla Thunderbird. You do not need to set-up everything in your currently using Mozilla Thunderbird. It would become easy for you to switch from other E-mail clients to the new E-mail client. In some situations Mozilla Thunderbird would not be able to import from other E-mail clients. This is because that E-mail client would be running in the background. You have to make sure that you firstly close the E-mail program from which you are going to import.
The following are the need and tips to import E-mails and data to Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Need to import
- Importing contacts
- Importing E-mails
Need to import
There are conditions that you are using other E-mail clients before you start using Mozilla Thunderbird. That means, if you are switching to Thunderbird from other E-mail clients, you would be able to import contacts from those E-mail clients. If you are importing the data from other E-mail clients it would be easy for you to use Mozilla Thunderbird without any difficulty.
In order to import the contacts in Mozilla Thunderbird, you need to go to Tools and then click Import. Then a dialog box would appear. You need to select the Address Books and have to click Next. After that you have to select the E-mail client from you are going to import. After that you would click Next. You would also be able to select the Text files that would support comma-separated files or the LDIF. If it is done correctly you would receive a message that address 'Successfully imported'.
In order to import E-mails from other E-mail clients, firstly you would go to Tools and then click Import. After that you have to select the program from which you are going to take E-mails. Then you have to click Next. Mozilla Thunderbird would automatically create folders for that E-mails that you import. You could see those E-mails as subfolders of Local folders that is present in Mozilla Thunderbird. You would receive a message that it has successfully imported E-mails.
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