How to Import MBOX into Outlook?

Last Modified: September 10, 2019

The MBOX file format is used by well known windows and Mac based email clients. It is a unique file which saves emails in text file format and attachments in encoded file format. MBOX is a platform dependent format. Utilized by well known mail clients like Apple Mail, Thunderbird, Eudora, and more. All MBOX email clients are desktop based and save all their data on the local system. When user changing from Mac to Windows machines faces the need to convert their mailbox into PST file format.

Export MBOX file to Outlook - Manual Method

This method lists the steps to export MBOX data from Apple Mail to Microsoft Outlook.

Export mailbox data into MBOX file by using Apple Mail

  1. Start Apple Mail
  2. Go to File and select Import Mailboxes
  3. Select File in MBOX format from the Import dialog box and click on the Continue button
  4. Set path and select it for importing

Transferring Apple Mail file to Eudora

  1. Ensure that the MBOX file is with the MBX file extension. If not, rename it
  2. Move file to C:\Documents and Settings\ Application Data\Qualcomm\Eudora
  3. Start Eudora and open the MBOX file by double-clicking it
  4. Close Eudora

Transferring Eudora to Outlook Express

  1. Start Outlook Express
  2. Go to File -> Import -> Messages
  3. Select Eudora from the list and click on the Next button
  4. Browse the Eudora location where you saved the file
  5. Click OK -> Next -> Next -> Finish

Exporting Outlook Express to Microsoft Outlook

  1. Start Outlook
  2. Go to File and select Open & Export
  3. Select Import and Export option
  4. Select Import Internet Mail and Addresses
  5. Click on the Next and select the Outlook Express option
  6. Ensure that Import Mail option is checked
  7. Click on the Next button
  8. Click on Finish

Export MBOX file to Outlook - By using MBOX to PST converter

The Mbox to PST Converter convert MBOX file to outlook very smoothly. This tool provides secure MBOX to PST Conversion. The tool supports more than 20+ email clients like Apple Mail, Entourage, Thunderbird, Eudora, etc. The MBOX to PST converter tool easily import MBOX to Outlook PST, MSG, EML, HTML, MHTML and RTF file formats. To convert MBOX to PST free, You can download the free MBOX to PST Converter tool. The free version of this software provides an option to preview entire mailbox data and also allows you to save the first 20 items from each folder.