Importing Mozilla® Thunderbird to Microsoft® Outlook 2007
Do you want to know how to import Mozilla Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook 2007?
Mozilla Thunderbird is one of the most popular e-mail clients developed by Mozilla. Users can send mails from this e-mail client to any other like Microsoft Outlook Express, Microsoft Outlook 2007, etc. Microsoft Outlook 2007 is a personal information manager which is accessible both as a separate application as well as with Microsoft Office suite. Users might experience some issues while transferring their messages from Mozilla Thunderbird to some other e-mail, like Microsoft Outlook 2007. This is because Mozilla Thunderbird stores e-mails as MBOX format that other programs like Microsoft Outlook cannot access or read. So, for importing e-mails you might require external software like IMAPSize that is capable of creating these file formats to EML extensions that are to plain text format. There is no direct way for Mozilla Thunderbird and Microsoft Outlook 2007 for sharing messages directly. In order to overcome this issue and to access e-mail messages they have to be exported and then are converted into Microsoft Outlook-compatible file types.
Here is more on importing Mozilla Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Accessing Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail from Microsoft Outlook 2007
- Reasons to import
- Tips to Import
Accessing Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail from Microsoft Outlook 2007
In order to access Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail, users have to create a folder to accept mails and locate the Thunderbird Profile folder. Then after downloading and installing relevant conversion utility or tools like Mbox, IMAPSize, etc, users are recommended to run this tool on each .mbox file within the 'Profile' folder. After this, open Microsoft Outlook 2007 and then by drag-drop process, move the Inbox .eml file from the above said folder to Microsoft Outlook's Inbox. After this importing process is over, you could access the mails using Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Reasons to Import
There are numerous reasons for importing Mozilla Thunderbird e-mails to Microsoft Outlook 2007. The main reason for performing this operation is user convenience. If the user does not prefer the functionalities of current e-mail client, users could switch to Microsoft Outlook 2007. Importing is also required if any corruption occurs within the e-mail client application. With this, users could transfer all personal and important data.
To import Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail to Microsoft Outlook 2007, users have to first install IMAPSize conversion utility that converts .mbox file to .eml file. After installation, open IMAPSize and select the 'Tools' option. After this, select the files that are to be converted and then click the 'Convert' option. After this you need to import these files and mails to Microsoft Outlook Express and then you have to export them to Microsoft Outlook. For this open Microsoft Outlook Express and choose the folder to be imported. Now open the web browser and drag and drop them to Microsoft Outlook Express folder. After this export these files from Microsoft Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook 2007.
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