Ways to migrate multiple email accounts to Office 365

Your association can move email to Office 365 from different frameworks. Your overseers can Migrate letter boxes from Exchange Server or Migrate email from another IMAP-empowered email framework. Also, your clients can Have clients import their very own email their own email, contacts, and other letter box data to an Office 365 post box made for them. Your association additionally can Work with an accomplice to move email to relocate email.

Before you begin an email movement, survey points of confinement and best practices for Exchange Online to ensure you get the execution and conduct you expect after relocation.

See Decide on a movement way or Exchange relocation guides for help with picking the best choice for your association.

There are three kinds of email movements that can be produced using an Exchange Server:

Relocate all letter drops without a moment's delay (cutover movement) or Express movement

Utilize this kind of movement in case you're running Exchange 2003, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2010, or Exchange 2013, and if there are less than 2000 post boxes. You can play out a cutover relocation by beginning from the Exchange administrator focus (EAC); see Perform a cutover movement to Office 365. See Use express movement to relocate Exchange letter boxes to Office 365 to utilize the Express relocation.


With cutover relocation, you can climb to 2000 post boxes, however because of period of time it takes to make and move 2000 clients, it is progressively sensible to move 150 clients or less.

Move post boxes in clusters (organized relocation)

Utilize this sort of relocation in case you're running Exchange 2003 or Exchange 2007, and there are more than 2,000 post boxes. For an outline of organized relocation, see What you have to think about an arranged email movement to Office 365. To play out the relocation assignments, see Perform an arranged movement of Exchange Server 2003 and Exchange 2007 to Office 365.

Relocate utilizing an incorporated Exchange Server and Office 365 condition (cross breed)

Utilize this kind of movement to keep up both on-premises and online post boxes for your association and to bit by bit move clients and email to Office 365. Utilize this sort of movement if:

You have Exchange 2010 and more than 150-2,000 letter drops.

You have Exchange 2010 and need to move post boxes in little bunches after some time.

You have Exchange 2013.

For more data, see Plan an Exchange Online half and half organization in Office 365.

Use Office 365 Import Service to move PST-records

On the off chance that your association has numerous expansive PST records, you can utilize the Office 365 Import Service to move email information to Office 365.

A manager relocates PST documents to Office 365.

You can utilize the Office 365 Import Service to either transfer the PST documents through a system, or to mail the PST records in a drive that you get ready.

For directions, see Office 365 Import Service.

Relocate email from another IMAP-empowered email framework

You can utilize the Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) to relocate client email from Gmail, Exchange, Outlook.com, and other email frameworks that help IMAP movement. When you move the client's email by utilizing IMAP relocation, just the things in the clients' inbox or other mail organizers are moved. Contacts, schedule things, and errands can't be relocated with IMAP, yet they can be by a client.

IMAP relocation additionally doesn't make letter drops in Office 365. You'll need to make a mailboxfor every client before you relocate their email.

A head plays out an IMAP movement to Office 365. All email, yet not contacts or timetable data, can be relocated for every letter box.

To relocate email from another mail framework, see Migrate your IMAP letter boxes to Office 365. After the email movement is done, any new mail sent to the source email isn't moved.

Have clients import their very own email

Clients can import their very own email, contacts, and other post box data to Office 365. See Migrate email and contacts to Office 365 to figure out how.

A client can import email, contacts, and date-book data to Office 365.

Work with an accomplice to relocate email

On the off chance that none of the sorts of movements depicted will work for your association, consider working with an accomplice to move email to Office 365.

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