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How do I rebuild a folder in Thunderbird?


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If you want to rebuild a folder in Thunderbird then, read this post to the end. You will get the most effective solution to your problem.

Many of you are facing the issue of rebuilding a folder in Thunderbird. For this, there is a manual method. But this method is good if you have only a limited number of folders for rebuilding. To do this you need to follow the steps listed below:
Step 1. Open the Thunderbird application and select the folder in which you are facing an issue.
Step 2. After that, do Right Click on the folder again and select the properties option.
Step 3. At last, from the pop-up window choose the option of Repair and click on the Ok button.

But if you have the bulk of folders then, this method is very time-consuming. And there is a high risk of data loss during the process. Hence, you can use the automated method in this situation.

This automated method is the MBOX to PST Converter tool. Using this tool you can easily rebuild the bulk of folders in Thunderbird. In fact, there is no size limitation, any size of files can get rebuilt. Apart from this, it offers many advanced features like​
  • Provides the option to save all the MBOX files in one single file.​
  • it can easily convert the MBOX file into EML, HTML, PDF, and & PST-like file formats.​
  • The split option is also available in the software.​
  • The hierarchy of the MBOX folder is also maintained in the resultant rebuild folder.​

Working of this tool depends upon the following steps:
Step 1. Firstly, Download and Install the tool on the system.
Step 2. Click on the Add File option and select the MBOX file.
Step 3. After that, tap on the Export button.
Step 4. Now, Select the file format of the resultant file as per your choice.
Note: Thunderbird files use the EML file format in repairing.
Step 5. At last, Upload these resultant EML files on the Thunderbird account using the drag-and-drop method.

Finally, in all the above sections we have solved your query. You can opt for any solution as per your requirement. But our recommendation is an automated tool, because of its advanced features mentioned above.​
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