Are you trying to migrate MBOX folder to Office 365? If yes, then you have landed on the right page to get the solution. However, before that let us understand why users demand for Thunderbird to Office 365 migration.
Office 365 or Exchange Online is a cloud storage service that facilitates user with numerous online applications. Moreover, it provides Microsoft Online Suite. Office 365 stores emails, calendars, contacts, journals, etc. Bsically, it provides the best security and maintains data from any malicious activity. On the other hand, MBOX files are used by various email applications such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Entourage, Eudora, etc. These email clients stores mailbox items in MBOX file format. However, with the latest release of Exchange Online, the user wants to import MBOX to Office 365. So, there arises a need of the solution that can help them to upload mailbox files to O365. Therefore, in this article, we will discuss all possible solutions to migrate MBOX mailbox to Office 365.
There are some limited feature with .mbox file format applications, so users migrate .mbox files to Office 365. Some of the reasons that force users to copy MBOX folder to Office 365 are-
There is no direct and easy manual solution to migrate mailbox files to Exchange Online. You need to follow some steps that are described below-
Step#1 Export MBOX Files to EML File Format
Step2# Transfer EML Files in Windows Live Mial
Note: The above method is only valid for Thunderbird email client.
Step#3 Convert PST to Office 365
Users can migrate PST files to Exchange Online by Drive Shipping or through Network Upload. For drive shipping firstly, user have to store PST files into hard drive and then physically ship the drive to Microsoft data center. And for Network upload firstly user have to install Azure AzCopy>> upload the PST to Office 365 >> create the PST importing mapping file >>Now, create a PST import job in Office 365 >>Lastly, Filter the data >>start the PST import.
There are some drawbacks of the manual solution to move PST to Exchange Online. They are as follows-"