Fix Issues while importing messages from Windows® Mail to Mozilla® Thunderbird®
Having issues while importing messages from Windows mail to Mozilla Thunderbird? Find how to solve them.
Windows Mail is a simple easy to use e-mail and information management program developed by the Microsoft and is provided as the default mail client in newer Windows Operating System versions. Thunderbird on the other hand is professional level e-mail client or information management software developed by the Mozilla Corporation and is provided for free to all users. Thunderbird is having a large number of advanced options that can be unutilized for professional level e-mail management and supports add-ons or extensions, which makes it highly customizable and flexible. Mozilla Thunderbird mail client also supports importing of messages from other similar programs but might require some extensions or add-ons to do the process with Windows Mail program. Freezing or becoming non-responsive, automatic termination or crash, import failed or unable to perform import errors etc. are some of the issues associated with the message import functions in Mozilla Thunderbird.
Discussed below are some points that will help the users to fix issues that are occurring while importing messages from Windows Mail to Mozilla Thunderbird:
- Restart Mozilla Thunderbird
- Update application
- Use only necessary add-ons
Restart Mozilla Thunderbird
The issues or problems while importing messages from the Windows mail to Mozilla Thunderbird might be due to temporary errors or glitches in the application or the system. The users are therefore advised to continue with the intended operation after restarting the application or after a system restart. Doing so will help fix issues and will allow easy importing of the messages to Mozilla Thunderbird.
The errors and bugs in the installed version of Mozilla Thunderbird application can also lead to issues while the users try to import messages from another application like Windows Mail. All users experiencing these kinds of issues are advised to run the import operation after performing an application update. This is because updating the application will fix bugs and glitches which will in turn solve up the problems with the importing feature.
Mozilla Thunderbird is having good support for a wide variety of add-ons or extensions that enhances overall functionality of the application. These installed add-ons in some cases can cause issues with the working of the application as they give rise to compatibility issues or conflicts. The users are therefore advised to disable all add-ons that are not required to carry out the import operation before starting it up. This will help in resolving the issues and will enable the users to easily import the messages.
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