How to Import MSG to Thunderbird Profile ?

Karen Chard | June 17th, 2021 | MSG

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In this article, learn the complete process of how to import MSG to Thunderbird program. If Yes, then don’t worry. Here you will convert .msg to Thunderbird directly by automatically configuring the default Thunderbird Profile location.

Why Need to Import MSG to Thunderbird?

There are a lot of users who are looking for a solution to import MSG files to the Thunderbird account. If you are also one of those who are looking for a solution to import MSG to Thunderbird. Then read this article to know, how to open the MSG file in Thunderbird. As we know the drop and drag function is used on Microsoft Outlook to export a particular message to MSG format.

“Hello! A colleague wants to open Outlook .msg files directly from Windows Explorer into Thunderbird. I would prefer not to convert .msg to .eml as they are stored in different folders. We tried a manual process and Thunderbird Plugins to import MSG to Thunderbird offline folders.

But the file is not opened as a message in Thunderbird. Therefore, I was looking for a solution to convert Outlook MSG to Thunderbird format. But I could not find a direct way to import MSG files into the Thunderbird client. Suggest a direct solution to open the MSG file in Thunderbird.

Thanks! “

MSG is a file format used to save a single email message. But you can’t access MSG message details with any other email client. Because MSG files are created with Microsoft MAPi coding, so only a few email clients can access MSG details such as Outlook, MDaemon, Zimbra, etc. Due to the limitations of MSG files, users want to convert Outlook MSG to Thunderbird format. Therefore, in this article, we will explain how to open MSG files in the Thunderbird client.

How to Import MSG Files to Mozilla Thunderbird?

RecoveryTools MSG Converter Wizard is a professional utility for converting Outlook MSG to Thunderbird format. And not just this, if you have already installed the Thunderbird client on your computer. The software directly imports MSG files to your Thunderbird Profile path without any extra effort.

It is the best solution to import MSG files to Thunderbird format. Using this application, you can easily load multiple MSG files with dual selection options. In fact, the select folders option gives the facility to load MSG files from a folder including all sub-folders MSG files into the software panel.

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The software offers a simple and easy-to-use interface panel for all types of users. So, if you don’t have a technical background then don’t worry. You can easily use this application without any extra technical knowledge. This utility is completely free from all forms of risk. With this application, you just need to follow a few simple steps to get Outlook messages in Thunderbird client: –

  1. Launch the software on your Windows computer.
  2. Choose MSG files with two selection options.
  3. Select the Thunderbird saving option from the list.
  4. Choose your location path to save resultant data at the user path.
  5. Click on the Next to import MSG Files to Thunderbird Client.

Advanced Features of MSG to Thunderbird Converter

  • Two Options to Load data:

RecoveryTools MSG to Thunderbird Converter gives the facility to choose multiple MSG files at once. The software provides dual selection options to choose MSG files i.e. select files or select folders. The advanced “Select Folders” option gives the facility to load MSG files from a folder including all sub-folders MSG files into the software panel.

  • Direct Way to Import MSG to Thunderbird

The software provides both ways to convert Outlook MSG to Thunderbird format. You can choose the Thunderbird option in file saving options to directly import MSG files into Thunderbird.

  • Keep MSG Messages Properties Intact:

During the conversion process, the software maintains the email properties of MSG files. It will keep the Outlook message properties such as attachments, email addresses (To, CC, BCC, From), Subject, Hyperlink, Images, Formatting, etc.

  • Support MSG from All Clients

The software supports MSG files created by any MSG email client such as Microsoft Outlook (2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003) editions, MDaemon, Outlook.com, Zimbra, Exchange, etc.

  • Simple and Easy to Use Utility

The software provides a simple and easy-to-use interface for all types of users. Both technical and non-technical users can easily use this application to convert Outlook MSG files to Thunderbird format.

  • Independent Solution

If you don’t have Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird installation on your computer. Then don’t worry. The software work with a standalone interface. So, there is no need to install Microsoft Outlook or Mozilla Thunderbird, or any other plugins to your computer.

  • Windows Compatible Solution

The utility can work on all editions of Microsoft Windows such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, etc.

Steps to Open MSG File in Thunderbird Client

You will need to complete a few installation steps before starting our software for the first time.

After that, you need to launch the application on your Windows computer.

Thereafter, the software gives you dual selection options to choose MSG files.

After that, the software gives the facility to import selected MSG files into Thunderbird Client. Here, you need to choose only the required MSG files only.

Thereafter, choose the Thunderbird option in the list of file saving options. The software gives multiple options to convert MSG files.

The software automatically locates the default Thunderbird Profile location.

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Now, click on the Next button to start the process to import MSG to Thunderbird Client directly. Analyze & preview the live conversion process directly in its panel.

analyze live conversion process

After that, the software pop-up a completion box. Here, click on the Ok button to complete your process.

click OK

Check the output file location of the imported items in Thunderbird.

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Some User Daily Questions

Can I open multiple MSG files in Thunderbird with a single process?

Yes, the utility comes with two options to choose multiple MSG files in a single process. So, use these options to choose or import multiple MSG files in Thunderbird.

Does the software work on my Laptop Windows 10 x64 OS?

Sure, the software developed for all Windows machines. In fact, you can easily use this application on x64 bits of OS without any issues.

Can I import only required MSG files to Thunderbird using this utility?

Yes, the software gives the facility to import only required MSG files to Thunderbird. After selecting MSG files with dual options, the software allows selecting only the required MSG files.

Does the software require Thunderbird or Outlook installation?

No, it is a completely independent software to import MSG files to Thunderbird clients.

Conclusion:

RecoveryTools MSG to Thunderbird Converter did a great job. It does not neglect the other aspects that make a good utility that offers many features such as batch MSG selection, a wide range of saving options, solid and easy-to-use graphical UI, direct option to import MSG in Thunderbird, plus a complete set of small things.

So, in the end, the MSG to Thunderbird Converter by RecoveryTools is a competent solution for the users who want to import MSG files in Thunderbird application.