4 Simple Steps to Convert MBOX file to Outlook PST

Do you want an easy process or method to convert MBOX file to Outlook PST? If yes then read and follow as per your requirement. We are going to share 2 free methods to export MBOX file to Outlook.

After this you will know what is the 4 step formula to convert mailbox in one go. You don’t need to put lots of attention during the migration with the listed tool as it is an automated tool.

How user can understand manual way before mailbox migration?

Manual method is a freeware solution that’s why it is more considerable and useful but professionals do not recommend it. As, it does not provide full protection against the mailboxes of the users.

So I would suggest do not apply manual method on your valuable or important mailbox. Otherwise email may loss and damaged during the migration.

First Manual Method to Transfer data from MBOX to PST

Here we need Gmail or any other online email client who support IMAP protocol to access and send email to your Outlook directly.

Now open MBOX-supported email client and set up an account with Gmail. If you have archive or orphaned MBOX then you have to install, configure and import MBOX file in it then setup an account with Google mail.

Note: Use IMAP protocol and Gmail new App Password to complete it.

After successful configuration, go to Outlook and setup same Gmail account with IMAP or POP account. Also generate and use new App password again for this.

Once you complete all steps then you will get the MBOX file into Outlook without any hassle. You can also read this manual processes in depth here: Import MBOX to Outlook manually

Second Manual method to convert MBOX to PST format

If you seem first method is bit long or tricky then you can choose second method. However this method only works with older version of MS Outlook so keeps that in mind before use.

  • Download, install and configure Eudora in your local machine.
  • Go to default location and paste your mailbox then change file format like filename.mbox === filename.mbx
  • Open Microsoft Outlook, Import –Export wizard
  • Choose Import internet mail and address from list then click on Next button.
  • Select Eudora Pro and Light (2x, 3x, and 4x) then go next.
  • Browse the destination of Eudora mailbox and select your MBOX file. Also check “do not move duplicate item.”
  • Choose the destination and click on Finish button.

I have described both the methods to convert MBOX file to Outlook. Now if you don’t want to implement these manual methods due to some glitches or shortcomings then try professional tools like MailsDaddy MBOX to PST Converter.

What are 4 Simple Steps to Convert MBOX file to Outlook?

Third-party applications are designed based on the requirement of both the demand side so there is no problem in choosing one.

MailsDaddy MBOX to PST Converter is developed for user to transfer MBOX file to various file formats including PST. The software interface is very easy and understandable to perform the conversion. User can add lots of single or multiple MBOX files from Gmail, Thunderbird, Entourage, Netscape, Apple Mail and various other email clients without installation and easily convert MBOX file to Outlook PST.


  1. After Downloading, installing the MBOX file converter tool, Run the application.
  2. Click on Add file button to load MBOX file then press Export button for batch migration
  3. Choose PST file format with single or separate PST conversion option
  4. Save the destination then next to start the process.

That’s it.

Once the mailbox is converted into PST, user can import into any Outlook version like 2019 , 2016, 2013 etc. There are many advanced features in the software which the user can apply on the mailbox to get the desire output in Outlook PST file. It has 7+ different email export formats like O365, EML, MSG, HTML, Live Exchange etc.

You can also test the free demo version of the software and convert 20 emails from each folder without any payment.

At the end

Here I have shared 4 step solutions along with 2 manual methods to migrate your mailbox. Now you can try any one method which you find reliable for your mailbox and make easy migration to Outlook. Still, you can’t convert mbox file to Outlook, take the helps of MailsDaddy customer support.

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