How to Import MBOX Files into Thunderbird
Follow the complete conversion guide for importing MBOX files into Thunderbird with Easy Steps
Mozilla Thunderbird is free desktop based email client which supports MBOX files to manage data. To import MBOX Files into Thunderbird, there are two methods available which help to understand complete processing. Follow any method which suits you
Import MBOX to Thunderbird – Method 1
Firstly download, install & run "Import/Export Tool" addon in your Thunderbird. You can download this addon with the help of following button.
Quickly Open Thunderbird Mail Client in your system
Go to Tools menu >> Import/Export Tool >> Import MBOX File
Then there will open a new Files MBOX Import Window, Choose "Import directly one or more MBOX files" option to import MBOX files and click on OK button
Browse the desired location where you have saved MBOX files and Click Open Button.
Finally, all mbox files have been imported in your Thunderbird. Now you can view your MBOX files in Thunderbird
How to Import MBOX files to Thunderbird – Method 2
Open Mozilla Thunderbird in your PC
Go to Help Menu >> Troubleshooting Information
Then there will open a new tab in Thunderbird of Troubleshooting Information, go to Application Basics Section >> Show Folder
After that there will open the profile location of Thunderbird, Click on Mail Folder >> Local Folder
All mailboxes data are available in Local Folder in two parts – with extension (important-files.msf, trash.msf, etc.), without extension (important-files, trash, etc.), folder data are available in .sbd folder.
Now Copy all your mbox files from their saved location and paste at the Local Folder i.e. Inbox.mbox, Outbox.mbox, Sent.mbox, etc.
Then re-open the Thunderbird application and you can see that all mbox files have been imported in it. Click on the MBOX file to view its mail contents.
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