America Online is generally known as AOL is an international mass media business firm. AOL Mail is a free web based (webmail) service provided by it. In July 2015, it was acquired by Verizon Communication. AOL Mail is a popular application in American user, but now users are facing some problems in accessing their email accounts. Most of business organizations also want to switch to some other email application (like, Office 365). In the following section, issues related to AOL and reasons of migrate AOL to Office 365 are discussed.
As discussed above, users are having many queries related to AOL Mail and its migration to O365. There are various reasons which make the users to migrate AOL to Office 365, which are mentioned below:
There are manual and automated methods to forward AOL email to Office 365. Let us explore about them in the sections below.
As AOL Mail is web based application, then in order to forward AOL mail to Office 365 a user need to choose OWA. It is also a web based email application provided by MS Office 365. Now, to transfer emails, a user need to follow the steps mentioned below:
After that OWA will automatically download the whole content of your IMAP mailbox in background. To check the status of your connected account go back to Accounts → Connected Accounts. Now all your new message will start coming in Office 365 inbox. Therefore, the AOL to Office 365 migration process will be complete.
The major limitation of this manual procedure to migrate AOL to Office 365 is that users with limited knowledge of the computer can not perform this procedure as this requires IMAP/ POP3 to be configured. To overcome these limitations, a user can go for any trusted third party tool. As there is no direct conversion tool available therefore, a user can first save AOL mails to file then upload the resultant file to Office 365, using any of the available tools.
This tool allows users to take backup of their AOL account in multiple file format such as / EML/ MBOX & Office 365 format. A user can take backup of one account at once to migrate AOL to Office 365. It also provides an option to delete files after taking backup.
Steps for AOL Backup
User need to follow the below mentioned steps:
AOL users are facing issues related server down and want to migrate AOL to Office 365. The manual procedure of this migration is not user friendly. Therefore, we have discussed about automated solution to forward AOL email to Office 365. Both of these tools move the data in perfect and convenient manner. These tools also allow users to filter files before migration. If a user wants internet bandwidth and other preferences can also be adjusted.