Exporting Thunderbird to Gmail

Discussion in 'Windows Applications' started by vern, Apr 19, 2008.

  1. vern

    vern Dominus Political User Folding Team

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    Anyone know of an application that can export my Thunderbird mail to Gmail? I've checked out Gmail Loader, but it errors out on 2/3s of my e-mail saying it's malformed. Considering I have around 20k mail, that is a lot of content I don't want to lose.

    Much thanks.
     
  2. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    Add Gmail to thunderbird using IMAP, drag and drop your mail to gmail. Done.
     
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    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Another one for the above link. Great little program, Lifehacker rules!
     
  5. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Is the best option you have. It won't modify headers, and won't re-inject all that mail back into googles mail servers through their SMTP thereby having it being chanced that the mail becomes spam.

    Also, don't trust any free gmail conversion tools out there. There was one not too long ago that had a "feature" that emailed your account username and password to the authors gmail account. Great :/