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Post Posted January 7th, 2018, 6:53 am

I am attempting to follow the steps to move from MBOX storage format to MDIR. This involves using ImportExportTools to export all my emails from Thunderbird and then import them into a new Thunderbird profile.

However, I have a massive structure of folders full of emails evolved over more than 20 years of using email that I don't want to lose. I can't find a way to simply export all my emails with this folder structure and then import them including all the folder structure.

I have used the option "Export all the folders (with structure)" and this seems to have worked - I can see the result stored in MBOX format on the disk; all 3GB of it. However, there doesn't seem to be a corresponding option to import with structure. If I pick a directory, it only does that directory of emails and nothing else.

It's not practical for me to do all this one folder at a time; it would take me days. Any clues?

thanks for any advice.

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Post Posted January 7th, 2018, 7:02 am

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