Easily Export Zimbra Calendar to Outlook including Recurring Calendar Events and Reminders!

Admin | Make in India Software Technology | 4 minutes read | Last updated on February 8th, 2023,

Summary : Read this tutorial that will guide you with step-by-step procedure to migrate Zimbra calendars to Outlook with precise results.

Are you a Zimbra user for whom calendars are just as important as contacts and other Zimbra items? When a user migrates from one email client to another, he needs to transfer complete data. Do you want to export Zimbra calendars to Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003 alongwith email, contacts and other items, the follow the next section of this blog :

We all know that calendars are very crucial for any business as they contain important events, appointment, schedules, reminders and more. Since you need a web browser for accessing Zimbra calendar items, therefore many users want to export Zimbra calendars to MS Outlook. You can manually export Zimbra calendar data to Outlook, but this seems to be somewhat tricky, therefore, we will also discuss about some automated solution for the same.

Manual Method to Export Zimbra Calendars to Outlook

  • Open Zimbra application and tap on Calendar tab
  • Tap on Show Properties
  • Click on Public tab to change the setting for enabling everyone to operate the calendar
  • A new dialog box showing the URL of calendar, will open on the screen. (Copy this URL for further use)
  • Now, open Outlook, go to File >> Set up account settings
  • Tap on Internet Calendars option, click on New option and paste the copied URL. Now go to Add
  • Now rename the Zimbra Calendars and tap OK
  • Don’t forget to disable Calendars Checkbox
  • Finally click on OK button to finish the process

Exporting Zimbra calendars to Outlook manually can be a risky task and complicated too. Therefore, it is advised to use professional software for performing the same. CubexSoft Zimbra Converter is a reliable utility that provides trustworthy solution for migrating Zimbra calendars to Outlook alongwith recurring calendar events, reminder and appointments. The entire process for exporting Zimbra calendars items to Outlook is quite easy to follow, as explained below :

Step-by-Step Guide to Zimbra Calendars Migration to Outlook with Professional Solution

  • First Download and install the software on Windows PC
  • Next select Zimbra files using Add Files…, Add Folders… or Add Extracted Folders… options

  • The software will start scanning the Zimbra files. Once the scanning is over, you can view the listed folders on its left pane alongwith respective checkboxes.

  • Click on any folder to check its preview on the right software screen.

  • Tick on the checkboxes to select the folders that you want to export to Outlook. Click on Export button and choose PST as output option

  • Choose the items from the categories list that you want to export into PST file. Set required filters, choose destination location and click on Convert button to start the process.

  • The migration process will start and completes with the message “Process completed successfully”. Click OK button to finish the process.

Features and Benefits of Exporting Zimbra Calendars with Professional Solution

  • Facility of moving calendars included with recurring calendar events, reminders, schedules, appointments and more with precise results.
  • Option to convert Zimbra contacts, emails, briefcase and other items alongwith calendars
  • Effortlessly export calendars from Zimbra Desktop/ Web Client
  • Access Zimbra calendars in all Outlook editions – 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007 and 2003
  • Provides options for converting Zimbra data using Add TGZ files, Add TGZ folders and Add Extracted folders. No matter which option is chosen, you will get exact migration results.


After reading this blog post, you now have detailed procedure to export Zimbra Calendar to Outlook. You can choose any one method, as per you choice. Opting for manual method can fulfil you needs but it is not the recommended solution. Therefore, go with the professional solution that is simple to use and provides optimum results. It is always suggested to first download the free demo version of software for complete testing. Free trial utility is capable of converting first 25 items per folder to Outlook.

Customer Reviews

Its been a long time since I wanted to shift my Zimbra calendars to Outlook. I could have done it using any software but the problem was that none of them we capable of migrating the recurring calendar items from my Zimbra account. Then I came through your software ; What an amazing solution it is! It converted my entire Zimbra data and most importantly recurring calendars (that I was waiting for so long) to Outlook. Thanks a lot for such a helpful solution.

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