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How to Import MBOX to MS Outlook 2013?

Published on 12 December 16
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Before we jump onto our actual topic for importing MBOX files into MS Outlook 2013 let us first know what are MBOX files are where do they come from?

MBOX file is a mailbox file format used by different email clients to store its data in file system. Applications like Thunderbird, The Bat!, Eudora, Apple Mail, Pocomail etc. uses .mbox or .mbx file format as database.

To migrate into MS Outlook from any of these email clients you need to import the MBOX files into Outlook.
How to Import MBOX Files into MS Outlook 2013?

Be it MS Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, 2010 or any other version there is no direct way to import the MBOX files within MS Outlook directly. So, we have to first convert the MBOX files into MS Outlook compatible data file format.

Since our topic here is for MS Outlook 2013 users, we will show you the complete process of saving MBOX as PST (Outlook data file format) considering MS Outlook 2013.

Note: For any version of MS Outlook; the steps will remain same.

1. To start with; first of all find out the MBOX file location of your email client in your machine or if an orphan MBOX file is saved in your machine then move on to next step.

2. Here, you have to convert the MBOX file into PST format. For this you can use a tool to import MBOX file into Outlook and it will simply create a PST file from the MBOX file.


3. Now you have to import the OST file within MS Outlook 2013 using the import / export option as shown below.

How to Import MBOX to MS Outlook 2013? - Image 1

4. After this, you can preview all your MBOX file data in MS Outlook 2103 or any MS Outlook version of your choice.

The above process is short and less cumbersome because we have used a simple utility to convert MBOX file format into PST format. However, if you go for a manual process then this entire migration would be difficult and time consuming.

Before we jump onto our actual topic for importing MBOX files into MS Outlook 2013 let us first know what are MBOX files are where do they come from?

MBOX file is a mailbox file format used by different email clients to store its data in file system. Applications like Thunderbird, The Bat!, Eudora, Apple Mail, Pocomail etc. uses .mbox or .mbx file format as database.

To migrate into MS Outlook from any of these email clients you need to import the MBOX files into Outlook.

How to Import MBOX Files into MS Outlook 2013?

Be it MS Outlook 2016, Outlook 2013, 2010 or any other version there is no direct way to import the MBOX files within MS Outlook directly. So, we have to first convert the MBOX files into MS Outlook compatible data file format.

Since our topic here is for MS Outlook 2013 users, we will show you the complete process of saving MBOX as PST (Outlook data file format) considering MS Outlook 2013.

Note: For any version of MS Outlook; the steps will remain same.

1. To start with; first of all find out the MBOX file location of your email client in your machine or if an orphan MBOX file is saved in your machine then move on to next step.

2. Here, you have to convert the MBOX file into PST format. For this you can use a tool to import MBOX file into Outlook and it will simply create a PST file from the MBOX file.

3. Now you have to import the OST file within MS Outlook 2013 using the import / export option as shown below.

How to Import MBOX to MS Outlook 2013? - Image 1

4. After this, you can preview all your MBOX file data in MS Outlook 2103 or any MS Outlook version of your choice.

The above process is short and less cumbersome because we have used a simple utility to convert MBOX file format into PST format. However, if you go for a manual process then this entire migration would be difficult and time consuming.

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  1. 26 February 18
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    Thanks for the above post. I have also mention the article of MBOX file and its conversion into Outlook PST file where users will learn the free manual techniques to convert MBOX file into PST format. Check here for manual trick: https://poonamrblog.wordpress.com/2016/01/06/step-by-step-guide-to-convert-files-from-mbox-to-pst-manually/

  2. 29 January 18
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    Nice post. I have also found article of MBOX file conversion into Outlook PST format and have used one of its method and was surprised that all the MBOX file data was easy converted into Outlook PST format. Read more details here: https://goo.gl/q5mEDF

  3. 26 May 17
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    Convert MBOX file into an Outlook PST you can use manual technique for conversion. Most of the user's have accept that manual solution could safe us from purchasing any paid converter tool. So I would like to request try this and to learn how to use manual technique visit the link:- http://migrateemails.com/2015/08/19/convert-mbox-mail-into-outlook-pst-with-mbox-to-pst-converter/

  4. 05 April 17
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    For an effective result of MBOX to PST conversion, you can get some help from MBOX to PST Converter. It is a very latest and reliable Software called to recover corrupt MBOX files and convert MBOX files to Outlook PST, by using it you are converting all desires MBOX files of several mail clients like MacLiveMail, OperaMail, SeaMonkey, Mozilla Mail, Mulberry, Netscape, Apple Mail, Eudora, etc. to Windows Outlook file format without any data loss. Get more info about this tool from visit here:- https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Easy-MBOX-to-PST-b74e6236?redir=0

  5. 13 January 17
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    Recoveryfix for MBOX to PST software to transfer mailboxes to PST is a result-oriented tool that offers facilities to move .MBOX files created by Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Claws Mail, PocoMail, Spicebird, and 15 other MBOX supportive email clients into PST, MSG, EML and office 365 without changing folders and sub-folder structure. The software can be downloaded over any MS Windows system for any MS Outlook client. See more info at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/how-migrate-data-from-thunderbird-outlook-pst-file-recovery-fix OR https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Export-MBOX-to-PST-c15e55a7

  6. 14 December 16
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    Best application for converting MBOX files of these email clients such as Entourage, Netscape, Poco male, Spicebird, Apple Mail, Postbox, Mac mail, seaMonkey, Opera mail into Outlook PST format, This application also convert corrupt or damaged MBOX into PST files. Download: http://www.filesrecoverytools.com/mbox-to-pst-converter.html

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