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    This informative article is describing the process to migrate Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007. After read the article users can migrate Thunderbird to Outlook 2016 without having difficulties.


    In present era, Mozilla Thunderbird is an open source email app used to save information like: email, address books, messages etc. It is one of the most popular email application available in the digital market. 


    In Thunderbird all the email items as well as messages are saved in a directory outside of the users program directory. Mozilla Thunderbird is not the only email application that is used by many people, there are also many other email application, such as Microsoft Outlook.


    According to the users, Outlook is one of the most popular email application and it saved email and messages in PST file format. Due to MS Outlook’s robust topographies, Mozilla lags a little behind in terms of usage. Because of this, users prefer transferring from Thunderbird to MS Outlook, and there are some reasons of switching over MS Outlook to Thunderbird.


    • Mozilla Thunderbird absence of cross platform functionality with MS office products unlike Microsoft Outlook
    • No calendar integration
    • Provides option to view message threads is a long setup
    • Lacking of grouping contacts
    • No IMAP support
    • No complete preview of the messages.


    Although Mozilla Thunderbird widely supports many Windows Platform such as: Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, NT etc. But there are many reasons for transferring emails from Thunderbird to windows live mail which all are mentioned above.


    While migrating Thunderbird to Windows Live Mail, most of the user should go for a way that can be operated without using any external software. This way to know as manual process to migrate Thunderbird to Microsoft Outlook


    Using Manual Method:


    • Run Mozilla Thunderbird
    • Open the folder that you need to export from Thunderbird to live mail
    • For choosing individual email, press and hold Ctrl and for selecting all email messages, press Ctrl + A
    • Now right click on the selected emails and click Save As option
    • Here, save the selected messages in the destination folder where you need and click Select Folder to export messages.
    • Now, run Microsoft Outlook
    • Right click the Outlook folder and press on new folder
    • In the Name section enter a desired name for new email folder and click OK button
    • Select all emails exported from Thunderbird using Ctrl + A
    • Select and drag all emails to the middle pane of the Outlook and import all message into new folder


    Here all email files will be viewed after successfully import process


    This manual process will be useful in the situation when there are limited emails. But if you have multiple email files then manual process is very time consuming process.


    Drawbacks of Manual Methods


    • Time consuming
    • Risk of data loss
    • Emails will lose their original email SMTP header
    • No assurance of each and every migration of email


    To solve all these issues, it is always advisable to use third party external tool that can efficiently deliver powerful data transfer services. Thus, there are professional Thunderbird converter utilities to switch from Mozilla Thunderbird to MS Outlook.


    What to choose as Third Party External Software?


    Thunderbird Converter Wizard is a popular tool that can migrate Thunderbird to Outlook 2016 PST file format. The Software allows you to save your migrate emails to any desired location and in any Windows Operating Systems such as: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT etc.


    Moreover, this software ensures:

    • 100% data accuracy and security
    • Bulk size data migrate from Thunderbird to MS Outlook
    •  High speed conversion process
    • No any data loss in conversion
    • No File size limitation
    • Facility of previewing all Thunderbird messages



    Using Thunderbird to Outlook Converter is a must-go for every user because it’s easy to use graphical user interface lets the user to correctly migrate the status information of emails to MS Outlook by maintaining the email data integrity.

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