How To How Import Mail from outlook to Apple Mail free

How To How Import Mail from outlook to Apple Mail

I searched for this and found many answer but none of them were really useful for me so I tried to identify my own ways. I was able to get some paid tool but I was not willing to pay $49 for that tool so I skipped that method and decided to Use Thunderbird and as expected thunderbird solved my issue.

Before following this tutorial please understand I am in assumption you still have your windows computer intact and all of your mails are there in MS outlook or outlook express.

This procedure will be done in 2 parts half on windows and Half on MAC.

Here is procedure for importing mail from outlook to apple Mail.

1) Install thunderbird on your windows computer.

2) Now open thunderbird and click on tool and select import.

3) It will give you a wizard to import mail.

4) In this wizard it will ask what you want to import don’t get tempted because of import every thing just select Mail and click on next.

5) In next step it will ask from which Mail client you want to import mails.

6) Choose your Mail Client and click on Next.

7) When you will click on next it will start Importing Mails from outlook or outlook express.

8) Once it is done it will create a folder named Outlook.Import.

9) Right click on this folder and go to its properties.

10) It will open a window in which you can get location for this Outlook.import folder.

11) Open this Outlook.import folder and copy all data of this folder in a Flash drive or any preferred Movable media.

12) Now you are done at Windows Machine.

13) Connect your Flash drive in MAC machine.

14) Open Mail in MAC.

15) Go to file in MAC and click on Import Mailboxes.

16) It will give a wizard from where you need to import Mails.

17) Select Thunderbird and Click on continue.

18) It will ask for profile location of thunderbird.

19) Guide it to profile path that you copied in your flash drive and select choose.

20) In next screen it will show you all the folders that were there in your outlook and imported in thunderbird in windows.

21) If you want to remove any folder you can remove that.

22) Now click on Continue and it will start importing mails from thunderbird profile.

23) Once its done it will take some time to get synched properly in MAC Mail so don’t get panic if you find your MAC mail is slow after doing that. It will be done in few minutes depending on size of your Mailbox.

24) Once its done properly you can drag and drop folders at your preferred location from import folder

I hope it was useful for you and solved your problem

Thanks for visiting my blog

AP Dubey


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