How to Import PST Files to Office 365?

Thinking of upgrading it to Office 365, but have concerns that you may lose emails, contacts, calendar, and other important information? What if I told you that you could move all of your email items like email folder, contacts, calendar, alerts, signature, rules, tasks, personal folder, etc. without any hassle? This article will help you import PST to Office 365 without losing your important data.  

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Office 365 allows users to see their old email data in the web interface of Outlook Online. Outlook Online is the web application for emails in Office 365. Now, let’s get started with how to migrate/import Outlook emails to Office 365 without wasting any time.

How to Move the Microsoft Outlook PST File to Office 365?

  1. Migrate Outlook emails to Office 365
  2. Import an Outlook PST into Office 365 from various versions of Outlook
  3. Import Outlook Emails, Contact, Calendar, and other items to Office 365 using Yodot Move Outlook PST

Migrate Outlook Emails to Office 365

Follow the below-mentioned steps to import pst to Office 365

  • Choose Open & Export in Outlook.
  • Choose Open Outlook Data File.
  • Find the .pst file, select it and click Open.
  • In your Office 365 folder list, right-click on your email address and choose New Folder.
  • Rename the folder.
  • Next, locate your .pst file in the folder list and click the arrow to expand the list of folders.
  • Select a folder and drag it to the new folder you just created under your Office 365 mailbox.
  • Repeat for each folder you need to move.
  • When finished, right-click on the .pst folder and choose the Close folder name.

How to Import an Outlook PST into Office 365 from Various Versions of Microsoft Outlook?

Here is how to move Outlook pst into Office 365 in different Outlook versions. Let’s get into it one by one.

Importing Outlook 2007 pst into Office 365 

  • Click on the File tab and select the Import and Export option.
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  • Select the Import from another program or file option from the Import and Export Wizard and select Next.
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  • Locate and select the Personal Folder File (.pst) option from the “Import a File” and select Next.
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  • Use the Browse option on the “Import Outlook Data File” to navigate to the PST files location on your PC. Select PST file using the Browse button. Click the Next button.
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  • Copy all the messages to Office 365, and leave the default settings intact on the “Import Personal Folders”. Then click the Finish.
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  • Now, the messages will copy over and should appear under your Office 365.

Import PST File From Outlook 2010 to Office 365

  • Click on the File > Open > Import.
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  • Select the Import from another program or file option from the “Import and Export Wizard” and select Next.
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  • Select the Outlook Data File option from the  “Import a File” and select Next.
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  • Use the Browse option on the “Import Outlook Data File” to navigate to the PST files location on your PC. Select PST file using the Browse button. Click Next.
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  • Copy all the messages to Office 365, and leave the default settings intact on the “Import Outlook Data File”. Then click the Finish.
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  • Now, the messages will copy over and should appear under your Office 365.

Transferring Outlook 2013 pst into Office 365

  • Click on the File > Open and Export > Import/Export.
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  • Select the Import from another program or file option from the Import and Export Wizard and select Next.
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  • Select the Outlook Data File option from the  “Import a File” and select Next.
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  • Use the Browse function on the “Import Outlook Data File” to navigate to the PST files location on your PC. Select PST file using the Browse button. Click the Next button.
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  • Now, the messages will copy over and should appear under your Office 365.

Importing Outlook 2016, 2019 PST files into Office 365

  • Click on the File > Open and Export > Import/Export.
step 1 to import pst 2016
  • Select the Import from another program or file option from the “Import and Export Wizard” and select Next.
step 2 to import pst 2016
  • Select the Outlook Data File option from the  “Import a File” and select Next.
step 3 to import pst 2016
  • Use the Browse function on the “Import Outlook Data File” to navigate to the PST files location on your PC. Select PST file using the Browse button. Click Next.
step 4 to import pst 2016
  • Now, the messages will copy over and should appear under your Office 365.

Import Microsoft Outlook Emails, Contact, Calendar, and other Items to Office 365 Using Yodot Move Outlook PST

Yodot Move Outlook PST application can perfectly migrate Outlook  PST files to Office 365 on Windows OS. It can easily move all mail items like email folder, contacts, calendar, alerts, signature, rules, tasks, personal folder, etc. Moreover, one need not worry about anything while migrating Outlook items because this user-friendly software is made of a read-only mode and can not alter any content.

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Steps to Export Outlook pst into Office 365:

  • Download and install Yodot Move Outlook PST utility on Windows desktop
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  • Click on the ‘Backup‘ option among the given three options
  • In the next screen hit on ‘Smart Backup‘ to take a backup of the entire PST file along with the account setting or press the ‘Advanced Backup‘ option to choose selective attributes that need to be moved
  • Save the backup file to the desired location on the computer HDD
  • If you are moving Outlook 2010 PST file to Office 365 on the same system then upgrade the version and then run the tool
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  • On the main screen choose the ‘Migrate‘ option and select the backup file that you already saved on the system disk
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  • Now click on a few Next buttons and move the PST file to desired profile in Office 365
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  • Then open Office 365 and you will see configured imported items