How to Transfer Emails From Outlook to Thunderbird

If you want to move your all emails from Microsoft Outlook to Thunderbird a free emails application. Process to transfer emails is really simple just follow the given steps below to transfer Outlook emails quickly.

Transfer emails form Microsoft Outlook to Thunderbird

Step-1

Download Thunderbird, install it.

Step-2

Run Thunderbird, click on “Tools” menu and select “Import” option.

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Step-3

Select “Mail” and click “Next” button.

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Step-4

Select the option either “Outlook” of Outlook Express the application you are using and hit “Next” button. Let the Thunderbird to import emails form Outlook and hit “Finish” button.

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Step-5

Now you can see your all Outlook emails are imported into the Thunderbird under “Outlook Import” folder, see screenshot below.

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Step-6

If you already have configured a mail account in Thunderbird then select all imported emails from “Inbox” folder under “Outlook Import” and move to the inbox of configured mail account’s inbox.

If you don’t have setup a mail account in Thunderbird, setup a new mail account in Thunderbird, click on “Tools” menu select “Account Settings” and find “Account Actions” drop down.

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2 comments… add one

poison October 30, 2010, 8:34 pm

this works when you are using linux and have both programs installed, but not when u have two diferent machines, one running windows and the other one linux… :(

RCheesley November 12, 2010, 11:42 pm

This does not work with Outlook 2010 – it does not see any mail client being installed :(

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