How to Import MBOX to Zimbra Mail Client?

Jackson Strong | May 15th, 2022 | Email Migration

Today, I am going to explain the step by step process to import MBOX to Zimbra Mail desktop client. There are no many users who are looking for an easy and direct approach. However, there is no manual solution is available to transfer MBOX emails to Zimbra. So, you can opt for an alternative technique that I am going to discuss in the upcoming sections.

Efficient Approach to Import MBOX file to Zimbra Mail

You can use Advik MBOX Converter for this solution. This tool is specially developed to upload MBOX emails into Zimbra Desktop application. The benefit of using this method is that it will maintain folder hierarchy, key elements and hold email attachments. Hence no data loss will occur.


Steps to Import MBOX to Zimbra Mail are as follows;

Step 1. Install and run Advik MBOX Converter.

convert mbox to tgz

Step 2. Click “Add File” and add .mbox file into the panel.

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Step 3. Select Zimbra as file saving option from the list.

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Step 4. Click the Convert button and analyze MBOX to TGZ Conversion process.

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Step 5. After completion, open Zimbra Client and click the Import/Export option.

Now import converted TGZ file into Zimbra Mail using the above option. It will load all the emails with attachments. Hence no data loss will occur.

Watch the video tutorial to know the exact step-by-step procedure through a video guide, which will help you complete the process more effectively, or you may also find mistakes if you commit while going through the process.

Final Words

This is how you can import MBOX file to Zimbra desktop client without facing any error. The alternate approach is the best approach for fast and effective migration. No manual configuration is required in the above solution. Last but not least, I recommend to use above solution so that it will reduce your manual efforts and time.