The post deals with the best possible solution to import Thunderbird to Office 365. Also, the data can be migrated to Outlook 2016. Any sort of data loss or change in formatting is not observed after using this automated tool to migrate Thunderbird email to Office 365. The application is assigned to the users just by entering the login credentials of Office 365 account.
Thunderbird is a product of Mozilla and Outlook for the web is developed by Microsoft. Both of them are very notable and widely used email applications. The difference between the two is Thunderbird stores its data and mailboxes in the local system. On the other hand, Office 365 operates on the cloud storage. The prominent advantage of using O365 is it can be accessed from anywhere at any time. The prerequisites are supported device and a strong internet connection.
Secondly, Thunderbird is free of cost service. So, most of the features are outdated and no progress or development in features has been made by Mozilla. On the contrary, Microsoft is planning a good lead to equip its users with a latest and updated environment. Now, users can organize their account on the cloud storage with an unlimited space.
Thirdly, in Thunderbird, data is stored locally. This reduces the speed of loading mailbox files in Thunderbird application, whereas, storing the data in the cloud such as Office 365 emails, calendars, events, notes, etc., ensure that data is secured from any loss which can occur due to distrusted hardware failure.
Although many users believe that the migration task is very complicated, it is not as daunting as it looks like. Users do not need to worry about it anymore. Here, a method is discussed which can enable successful migration of Thunderbird emails into O365 account without any changes in the original copy of Thunderbird mailboxes. The requirements of this third-party tool are Outlook credentials like username and password. The working of the software is performed on the Thunderbird files without extension. The mailbox items of Thunderbird can be added to the profile location by directly browsing the files.
A user can follow these steps to import Thunderbird data items into Outlook 2016 or O365:
After that, the two different options i.e. With Impersonation and Without Impersonation will be shown by the utility. Users can select any one of them and follow the given procedure Import Thunderbird to Office 365 in each case:
With Impersonation Feature
Without Impersonation Feature
No doubt, Thunderbird is used extensively by many users. But, some of its features are outdated and are not improved further by Mozilla. So, users decide to migrate Thunderbird email to Office 365. It may seem like a tedious task for many of the users. So, a third-party software is explained to import Thunderbird to Office 365.