Office 365 is a commonly used web-based application for emailing and other functions. But nowadays, several users are demanding to switch from Office 365 to Thunderbird. As Mozilla Thunderbird is a free email client and is a prominent choice of users. Due to several advantages of Thunderbird, users wish to move their data from O365 to Thunderbird. In this write-up, we will discuss how to migrate Office 365 account mailboxes to Thunderbird in an easy manner.
There could be plenty of reasons to export Office 365 emails to MS Outlook but the primary reasons are –
There are two methods to migrate O365 mailboxes to Mozilla Thunderbird –
While migrating the database from one application to another, the major concern for every user is to preserve the original database. The following manual method facilitates to move Office 365 mailboxes to Thunderbird –
Using this method, users can download emails from O365 account and access them in Thunderbird.
It has been found several times that non-technical users find difficulties in implementing the manual process. Plus, there is no surety of data safety.
An alternate advanced approach is there named Softaken Office 365 to Thunderbird Migration Tool. It is a smart and easily understanding utility that directly migrates Office 365 emails to Thunderbird application. It provides users with the facility to migrate selected items from Office 365 account to Thunderbird.
The application carries few steps in the migration –
After that, you can easily open the exported files into Thunderbird application.
Understanding user needs to migrate O365 to Thunderbird, we have suggested the manual method as well as an automated technique for mailbox migration. We have clearly discussed the limitations of the manual solution so that users can pick a perfect solution for them by analyzing the pros and cons of the methods.