How to Import MBOX in Thunderbird?

Mozilla Thunderbird

Mozilla Thunderbird® is a free emailing and standalone application which is known for features like newsgroup, chats, mails and so on. Users will be able to manage their emails systematically, newsfeed account, newsgroup and etc with ease. Some other features also included such as quick search, advanced filtering, grouping of email messages etc. This email client support MBOX file format which is workable on multiple Operating systems.

Steps to Import MBOX in Thunderbird – Windows

  • Firstly, users need to add “ImportExportTools” in Mozilla Thunderbird to import MBOX file.
    Click on “Add-ons” under Tools from Menu
    Open Mozilla Addons
    Go to Properties » Add-ons
    Open Mozilla Add-ons
  • Click on Gear icon, options will be scrolled down.
    Click “Install Add-on From File
    Import Add-ons
    Select downloaded .xpi file and hit “Open” button.
    Import File
    Click “Install Now” button.
    Install Addons
  • After installing “ImportExportTools“,
    Select required Mail Folder or Local Folders to import MBOX file, and then
    Click on Tools from Menu » ImportExportTools » Import mbox fileOption to Import MBOX
    Now, choose the import way.
    There are four options, choose the required one and click “Ok“.
    File MBOX Import
    Select MBOX Folder/File and hit “Select Folder” button.
    Select Folder and Import
  • Check imported MBOX file.
    Imported MBOX File Preview

This is the simple process to import MBOX file in Mozilla Thunderbird. If you have still any query then, don’t forget to leave us a comment. We will try to resolve the query as soon as possible.

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