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Transfer Email from Google Apps to Office 365 with Automated Tool

by Stephan Renald Technical Blogger, SEO Executive

In this article, we will learn how to transfer email from Google Apps to Office 365 using an automated solution. The manual method provided by Microsoft is more on the complex and lengthy side. While an automated solution can achieve the migration results in a smaller time frame with easy steps.

Cloud transforms the business in a scalable, innovative and efficient way. It has what it takes to ease user collaboration and make them more productive. And currently, there are two successful cloud productivity suites doing just that- G Suite (Google Apps) & Office 365. In the last decade, there is a growing trend that Google Apps are more suitable for small business while Office 365 is preferred by mid and large scale businesses. The reason is the unmatchable sync between the desktop and web-based applications of Office.

But the focus of this article is not the reason, but the method to complete the migration in an efficient manner.

A Brief About the Manual Method

The Manual method defined in the Microsoft Docs use the capabilities of IMAP to synchronize the data between G Suite (formerly Google Apps) and Office 365.

This migration method only migrates emails. The other mailbox items such as calendars, contacts, and documents need to be migrated using separate methods. This makes the process lengthy and time-consuming. It can take weeks to complete.

So, instead of executing the complex and time-consuming manual method, users often look for cloud migration services and software.

Transferring Emails From Google Apps to Office 365 – Find What Works!!

Here is a desktop application that can help IT admins transfer Google data into Office 365 accounts – G Suite to Office 365 Migration. This data includes emails, contacts, calendars, and documents. It has a multitude of features to migrate data items in a safe and secure way. Some of the important ones are:

  • Migrate Emails from multiple Google Apps account to Office 365

  • Supports concurrent and incremental migration of user accounts

  • Provides date filter option to transfer selective data to O365

  • Select Category from the interface to migrate: Mail, Contact, Calendar, Document

  • Set priority to migrate specific user data before other users account

  • Also provides a summary report of the complete migration process

This third-party software is designed for Windows system only and provides a fast and speedy migration.

Steps to Transfer Google Apps Emails to Office 365 Mailboxes

Before starting the migration process of the automated tool, one must fulfill its prerequisites. This task is unavoidable since the creation of console projects in both the cloud productivity suites G suite and Office 365 is a must. You can get the prerequisites information in detail in the “Specifications” section of the SysTools migration tool’s official webpage.

After that follow the given steps to transfer emails from Google Apps to Office 365:

  1. Run the automated tool and “Register” your domain with the software.

  2. Set the “Source” and “Destination” to “G Suite” and “Office 365” respectively.

  3. Go to "Settings" button and enter the client id, p12 key path received during the creation of G Suite project (prerequisite).

  4. For Office 365, enter the destination id and pfx key path received during project creation.

  5. Once saved, authenticate the Google Apps and Office 365 admin accounts.

  6. Select the "Category" and "Date filter" for the Google Apps mailbox items.

  7. Map users of both domains and optionally also map user groups to migrate documents permissions,

  8. Set "Priority" of users to migrate first and start the Google Apps to Office 365 migration task.

  9. After process completion, generate both the summary and detailed reports of the complete transfer process.

SysTools Migrator for G Suite to Office 365 Migration is a quick and efficient way to transfer emails from Google Apps to Office 365 domain. It supports Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, 2012/2008 Server.

Do try the free demo version that migrates two Google Apps account to Office 365. It will give you the required knowledge to decide if the tool’s made for you or not.


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About Stephan Renald Freshman   Technical Blogger, SEO Executive

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