How to Migrate from Gmail to Office 365-Exchange Online

Here are the the steps to migrate from Gmail to Office 365 (Exchange Online). This process also applies to any other IMAP provider.

1. Create a CSV file identical to the image underneath, That contains the Office 365 (Exchange Online) email address, Gmail user name and Gmail password in the CSV file. as shown:

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2. Login to Office 365 (Exchange Online) admin panel and select Exchange from the admin tab.

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3. Click on recipients from the left pane, select migration tab, click the Plus drop-down button to select Migration to Exchange Online option from the drop down menu.

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4. To migrate from Gmail or any other IMAP provider to Exchange online we need to Choose IMAP migration from the list of options and click next.

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5. Browse to select the CSV file you created that contains the Gmail information and click next.

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6. Enter Gmail’s IMAP server FQDN. The default IMAP server is imap.gmail.com it’ll auto complete the remaining information and click next.

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7. By default is going to use the CSV name as batch name. You can change it if you like to something other than the batch name acquired and click next.

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8. You can select to send a migration status report to the user or admin. Also make sure to mark Automatically under preferred option to start the batch and click next.

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9. You’ll see the migration status as ‘syncing’. the process might take a while depending on the mailbox size. Once the migration is completed the status will change to ‘synced’. Admin or user will receive a full migration report detailing its completion.

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