Java Desktop System Email and Calendar User Guide

To Import Email from mutt

The mutt email client is text-based. Linux and UNIX® distributions often include mutt. You can import your email easily from mutt to Email and Calendar because mutt uses the standard mbox, maildir, and mh formats.

By default, mutt stores your email as follows:







To import email from mutt to Email and Calendar, perform the following steps:

  1. Choose File -> Import from the Email and Calendar window.

  2. Click on the Forward button in the Import Assistant to begin the configuration process.

  3. Select the Import a single file option from the Importer Type page, then click on the Forward button.

  4. Enter the name of the file that you want to import in the Filename field. Alternatively, to browse for the file, click on the Browse button. When you select a file, click OK, then click on the Forward button.

  5. Click on the Import button. A Select folder dialog is displayed.

  6. Select the Email and Calendar folder to which you want to import the mutt email. Alternatively, click on the New button to create a new folder.

    When you select a folder, click OK. Your mutt email is imported to the folder that you specified.