October 31st, 2019
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Outlook.com is a service provided online email management by Microsoft Outlook that can handle webmail, contacts, calendars and etc. The major difference between Outlook and Outlook.com is that one manages email service on a desktop and the other one web-based application.
When a user decides to move from one email application to another, this is one of the most frequently asked questions; How to migrate emails? Migrating the local Outlook data to Outlook.com, you need to follow a procedure to get a successful migration.
You can easily move the PST of Outlook to Outlook.com if you have configured Outlook.com as an Exchange account.
Click on File- > Profile Settings- > Account Settings.
You’re good to go when it says “Microsoft Exchange” behind your account at Outlook.com. If this option comes with “Exchange ActiveSync,” “POP3,” or “IMAP,” then you’ll need to re-add your Outlook.com account via Auto Account Setup to connect it as a Microsoft Exchange account.
As with any change, first, make sure the current data is properly backed up. And making a copy of the PST file in a safe location when Outlook is opened.
Generally, the size of the mailbox is unlimited, there are some restrictions to stop the growth of the mailbox size. (Check the size of the PST file if it is larger than 4GB then first only import a max of 4GB of data then every 2 or 3 days upload data up to 1GB).
Prerequisite: In Office 365 organizations, the user must be a global administrator.
Notice: To copy and save Generated SAS URL link, hit on the “Show Network Upload SAS URL” that is used in the below steps.
Source: Directory path of stored PST File/Dest: Shows a URL path that is created from “Show Network Upload SAS URL”
Simply use the drag-drop method to import PST to Outlook.com from your current mailbox.
You can do right-click on the folder and choose the move folder option.
Then press CTRL+SHIFT+V simultaneously to move Outlook files to Outlook.com
After uploading all your PST data to Outlook.com, you can remove all PST data by following the below steps:
SysinfoTools PST Converter is the utility developed by experts to import PST to Outlook.com directly. Also, this utility has the ability to migrate PST to other email clients also. The tool is having batch PST conversion feature that helps the user to save time and effort for having effective migration. As there are many complications with manual ways so using a direct approach can solve the problem quickly without any hard effort. The utility can also convert PST to Office 365.
The method to import the Outlook PST file to Outlook.com is mentioned in the above section. There is an option to use manual ways or any automated expert solution to solve the issue. As manual ways are time-consuming techniques, this guide also comes up with a direct solution.