Although Mozilla Mail experiences several issues, there is no manual method available in order to convert Mozilla Mail to Outlook PST file. Therefore one needs to take help of external tools in order to do the conversion. One such tool which lies in this category is MBOX Converter. The tool entirely converts different formats like, Entourage, SeaMonkey to Outlook file.
The conversion process of Mozilla Mail to Outlook can be performed by following mentioned steps:
STEP 1: Select the file or folder that you want to convert to PST format. Browse the file or folder and add it.
STEP 2: The software will give a hierarchical view of all the mails in the mailbox. Directly export all mails by selecting Export option from the tool bar of the software.
STEP 3: Export selective mails by individually selecting all the mails and then right click on the mails. The tool gives export option to export Mozilla Mail to PST, EML and MSG formats.
STEP 4: Select the PST format for accessing the Mozilla Mail items in Outlook. Create a single PST for all the mails or individual PST files for each mail.
Now Import Mozilla emails to Outlook by using PST file. If you are facing issue during import process then click here.
Mozilla Mail also referred as Mozilla News was both news and an email client which was part of Mozilla Application Suite. It supported all the known protocols like IMAP, SMTP and POP3. It also worked as a built-in Bayesian spam filter. It supported multiple accounts to be accessed by users. The features of Mozilla Mail were very similar to the features exhibited by stand-alone application, Mozilla Thunderbird.
This can be inferred because both Mozilla Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird shared the same database except their user interface. Still, some users need to convert Mozilla Mail to Outlook to use emails MS Outlook program.
Mozilla Mail similar to Mozilla Thunderbird supports Mailbox file format. There are two mailbox formats supported by Mozilla Mail- .mbox and .msf. The main file which is used to export data is MBOX file. msf file stands for Mail Summary File.
All the profiles of Mozilla Mail are stored in the profile folder and all the details about the mailboxes is present in .mbox files.
The major issue that tends the user to import Mozilla emails into Outlook is due to POP3 configured account. When Mozilla Mail is used in local folder mode i.e. with Mozilla Mail account configured with POP3, the capacity of email storage and other offline folders is limited to 4 GB. In case the size limit is exceeded, it causes corruption of Mozilla Mail mailboxes. Since Mozilla Mail stores its database in the system, therefore overly long filenames also lead to issues with POP3 configured mailboxes.
Due to all the mentioned issues, users export Mozilla Mail to Outlook, so that the corrupted data can be accessed in Outlook without any problem.