Are you thinking to import MBOX file in Thunderbird? How to do it? Well, this guide tells you all about your concern. It provides all the methods for moving MBOX files into Thunderbird. First, it explains all the reasons for it, then procedures for it, and at last an alternative solution. So, keep concentrate on this guide.
Let’s begin with the reasons first.
MBOX means MailBOX that is used to store messages on a hard drive. Each mailbox message stored in a string of concentrated email messages as a long, single, text file and starting with the “From” header of the message. MBOX support by Thunderbird email client which is an opensource application. It is popular all over the world due to its amazing advanced features. This is the main reason to open MBOX in Thunderbird. You can also convert MBOX to PDF to change the file format.
Now, after knowing the reasons, you are thinking about its procedures. So, begin with it.
Before going further first we know the location of the MBOX file in the system. Follow the steps below:
First, Mozilla Thunderbird needs Import/Export add-on installation for proceeding the installation process. After installing the add-on, you can follow the below steps:
If you want to the same in Mac system then follow the next steps below:
These are the manual methods that you can perform to open MBOX in Thunderbird. But you face many complications when executing them. Also, it becomes lengthy on moving to the next steps. Loss of data, data modification, etc. may occur by these manual approaches. So, don’t take tension, you still have another option which is very easy to perform in no time.
You can use Cigati MBOX Converter software to direct import MBOX file in Thunderbird email client without any data loss. It makes sure that no data modification occurs during the process. This tool can be used by any non-tech user as it doesn’t require technical knowledge which is the best feature of it. Its GUI is very simple to use.
This blog suggests the reasons for importing MBOX to Thunderbird application. You can go through this and find the best solutions for the concern. If nothing works then go with direct utility as explained above.