How to Migrate OLM files to Office 365 or Outlook PST

Nowadays, users prefer to work on cloud based application like – Office 365 which is most popular among users. Since Microsoft does not provide any direct way to convert OLM to Office 365, so a user need to convert OLM file to PST files format first and later on import PST file to Office 365 directly. Among, all Microsoft Applications, Outlook is one of the most used email client by users, especially in professional environment. Outlook is available for both Windows as well as Mac users. Outlook for Windows works with PST file where as Outlook for Mac works with OLM files. if in case you are a Mac users and decide to switch to Windows and want to save OLM file in Office 365 account without using Mac system, then you have to convert OLM files into PST format and then import Outlook PST in Office 365.

Conversion of OLM files into Office 365

Manual Technique

Follow the steps to convert OLM to PST

Steps to Import Outlook PST file to Office 365

Microsoft provides a tool named PST Capture tool that helps user s to capture PST file to migrate data. For this you need to locate required PST file on your network and then you can easily import PST file.

• Install and Run "PST Capture Tool" on your system

• Now from the two option – "New PST Search" and "New Import list"

Click "New PST Search" option and choose one client computer in your domain

• Now in next Window, select the "manual or schedule the scan" and after that click "Finish"

• Now move back to "PST Capture Tool" again

Click the "machine name" and select "Search all Now" button

• Once the scanning gets over, select the "server" and "PST file"

• Now click on "new import List" and select "cloud import List"

• Now you need to provide Office 365 login credentials

Click "setting options" ⇒ "configure message import" option

• After that select "Archive Mailbox" option to directly import PST to Online Archive mailbox

• Now move to the "general setting" and click "OK" button

• Now you are required to choose Set Mailbox option.

• Now a dialog box appears that shows mailbox available to migrate contents of PST file.

• Here, you need to select a mailbox.

• Now you will see the PST file of selected mailbox

• Now you will see Import all Now option, just click on it

• Now log in to your office with 365 accounts and run Outlook (OWA). You will see an additional PST on screen

Why manual solution fails?

There are various reasons behind the failure of this manual solution –

Alternate way to transfer Mac Outlook files to Office 365

If you want to go for the manual solution or finding another simple way to export OLM files to Office 365. Here is the alternative way for you in a way of a professional solution.

First you need to export OLM file to PST format with the use of this Softmagnat OLM to PST Converter tool. The software is reliable one and performs speedy conversion with some simplified steps. It is available for both Windows users as well as Mac OS users. You can pick any one of them as per your suitable platform.

Steps to Convert OLM to PST with Softmagnat OLM to PST Converter

Download and run Softmagnat OLM to PST Converter tool on your system

• Now click Browse button and select OLM file that you want to convert

• Now see the preview of entire scanned OLM file in detail

• Now you need to choose a desired file format to save the resultant file

• After that click on Export option to start the conversion process


Final Verdict

I hope after reading this article, you will be able to understand which method fits your requirements. In general, professionals prefer an automated solution that is safe to use and gives you quality results at every point of time, because this program is designed for all types of users. You are free to use trial version of the software so you will be able to judge this program completely before you buy.

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