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How to Migrate Mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook?

Are you looking for an easy technique for migrating mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook? If yes, then pause your search right away. Because, the write-up has discussed one of the most secure and effective solution that allows to migrate Zimbra emails, contacts, calendar, briefcase and other items to Outlook, Office 365, Exchange Server, Gmail, G Suite and more. However, before continuing with the discussion about the software, it is essential to know few viewpoints about Zimbra and Outlook.

Overview – Zimbra and MS Outlook

Zimbra, one of the oldest and popular application that formerly quite known as ZCS i.e. Zimbra Collaboration Server. It includes email server, web client, and desktop application. However, the desktop one is now discontinued but client and server components are still in use. There are two versions available of Zimbra, one is open-source and another is commercially supported version i.e. Network Edition with closed-source components such as MAPI (Messaging Application Programming Interface) connector to Outlook for synchronizing contact and calendar.

Outlook, on the other hand is a well-known widely used email application that most of the large businesses are using for managing day-to-day emails. It is also known as Personal Information Manager as it appropriately manages user’s emails, contacts, calendars, and other items stored in email application. The best thing is it has large storage space and so one will be able to receive unlimited emails without facing error pop-ups.

The only reason why users are migrating mailboxes from Zimbra to Outlook is due to limited storage capacity of Zimbra application. It is basically introduced for small-size businesses but when the size is extending at some point, then users need to think about switching to a different platform.

How to Migrate Mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook?

By using CubexSoft Zimbra to PST Converter solution, one can batch migrate mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook with emails, contacts, calendars, and other items. The software is simple, reliable, and safe to use. Both technical and novice users can operate the app without the support of skilled professionals and migrate mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook. Moreover, the steps are not typical. One can perform the process immediately without dealing with any difficulty.

Moreover, the application contains plenty of features that can be applied according to requirements to get the desired results. Even, the free demo is also available that allow users to test the working steps to migrate mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook for free.

Working Steps to Migrate Mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook

Step 1. Download and run CubexSoft Zimbra to PST Converter on the system. Choose the necessary option. Click the first one to migrate TGZ files and select the second if you want to migrate Zimbra Webmail mailboxes. Click Next.

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Note. The following steps are discussed according to the first option.

Step 2. Click Add File(s) and add the required Zimbra mailboxes on the app for migration.

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Step 3. Select Add TGZ File(s)/Add Folders/Add Extracted TGZ items to list necessary Zimbra files on the application to migrate from Zimbra to Outlook.

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Step 4. The tool will scan the selected files and start listing them on the application panel.

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Step 5. You can click the required item to list its associated files on the tool. You can click on the required file and check the content in a Preview window.

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Step 6. Go to Export and select PST file format from the list.

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Step 7. Set the destination path, categories, and filters as per your need and click on Convert button to start the process.

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Step 8. The process will start and in few seconds the tool will end the process by showing Conversion Completed Successfully message on the screen.

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Click on OK and go to location where PST files are stored. Now, you can import the same into Microsoft Outlook and check the migrated results. However, you will see that the results are accurate. The data is appearing without any alteration and associated details are precise.


The blog has explained an incredible solution that allow users to migrate mailbox from Zimbra to Outlook with emails, contacts, calendars, and other items. CubexSoft Zimbra Converter is all-in-one solution that allows migration of Zimbra mailboxes not only in Outlook but in other formats as well such as Office 365, Exchange Server, Gmail, G Suite, and more. Download the free demo now and know the working of the tool for free. Also, migrate first 25 files from each Zimbra mailbox to Outlook free of cost.

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