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How to Import Outlook Mails in Seamonkey Email Client?

 Modified on: April 26, 2021 |    11217 views

Seamonkey is another popular email client. Its email features support email storage and management including support for multiple accounts, junk mail detection, a dictionary, message filters, an address book, etc. The client uses MBOX file format to store mails. On the other hand, MS Outlook uses PST file format to store mail items. However, there are situations when you need to access your Outlook mails on Seamonkey. In order to successfully access your mails in their original format, you need to have a professional tool, which can successfully import PST to Seamonkey.

Stellar Converter for PST is a comprehensive tool to migrate from Outlook to Seamonkey. The tool has all the features, which allows quick and easy conversion. It comes with a lucid interface, which makes the entire conversion process very easy to perform. The steps are self-explanatory and can be performed by any novice user.


Following are the steps to convert PST to MBOX, using Stellar Converter for PST.

Step 1: Select the PST file to be converted

Launch the software
The main screen opens up along with the 'Select Outlook Profile & MBOX Client dialog' box as shown below.

The dialog box displays various options to choose a profile. You can either choose any listed profile or any desired Outlook profile. In order to choose the desired profile, you need to navigate to the specific drive, folder, or volume using 'Find PST File' option as shown below.

Select the MBOX client as Seamonkey.
Start the scanning of the selected PST file by clicking 'OK'. In case of a password-protected file, enter the password in the 'Enter Outlook PST Password' dialog box and click 'OK', as shown below.

Step 2: Previewing Mailbox Items in Main Interface

The software displays all the mailbox items in a three-pane structure.
The left pane shows all the folders within a mailbox.
Click on any folder to display all the mails in the folder.

Click any particular mail item to have a preview in the main interface as shown below.

Step 3: Converting and Saving Mailbox Items

From the toolbar, click the 'Convert to MBOX' button, to start the conversion process.
This displays Stellar Outlook PST to MBOX Converter dialog box.
Browse to the desired path to save the converted mails and click 'OK' as shown below.

Once done, you need to import the converted MBOX file to the Seamonkey client to access emails. Following are the different ways of importing an MBOX file in Seamonkey running on different Windows platform.

In Windows XP

Copy the converted file to the following directory path:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Mozilla\SeaMonkey\Profiles

In Windows Vista

Copy the converted file to the following directory path:

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\SeaMonkey\ Profiles\

In Windows 7 / Windows 8 / Windows 10

Copy the converted file to the following directory path:

C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Local\Mozilla\ SeaMonkey\Profiles

Finally, launch Seamonkey and go to the menu bar. From the left of the status bar select the 'Mail & Newsgroups'. This will open a new window where you can see the converted mails in the left pane under 'Local Folders'.


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