Import EML to Office 365

EML to Office 365 Import Methods

Nowadays, there are plenty of Cloud email platforms available. Still, plenty of desktop based email clients available in the market as they have millions of users still working here. However, nowadays, users realized the need to switch from desktop based email clients to the web based email mail clients. Their first preference is to import EML to Office 365. As the EML file format works with various Email clients like Apple Mail, Windows Live Mail, Mozilla Thunderbird etc, they practically need to import this file.

Now in this blog we are going to discuss the methods to upload EML files to the cloud without any sort of errors.

How to Upload EML files to Office 365?

In the following section we will discuss about the EML files to Office 365 migration. We will discuss two ways to import email message files to Outlook 365, which is using manual as well automated tool method.

Manual Method

There is no direct method to save the EML files to Office 365. Therefore, there are two methods to be followed to import EML to Office 365. First, is to convert/ copy EML to and second, is to move to O365.
Here, are the methods to transfer email message files to Office 365:

Convert EML to
  1. Launch Windows Live Mail and Windows Explorer.
  2. Open the EML file folder in Windows Explorer.
  3. To make both of them . Keep both the Windows open.
  4. Now, drag all the EML files from the Windows Explorer and drop those files in the messages folder in Windows Live Mail.
  5. Now, in Windows Live Mail go to File tab then select Export and finally click on Email Messages.
  6. Now, choose the option Microsoft or Exchange and finally click on OK button.
  7. Then, the Microsoft will start in the background.
  8. Now, click on the “Selected Folders” button to select the files folder which contains the EML files.
  9. Finally, click on OK and Finish button to complete the migration process.
  10. After that the user can see all the migrated messages in Microsoft .
Upload PST to Office 365
  1. Perform Network Upload
  2. Drive Shipping

Limitations of Manual Method to Save EML to Cloud (Office 365)

  • Lengthy and Time Consuming.
  • Loss of data while performing this migration process.
  • There is no direct method to import EML to Office 365 platform.

Automated Solution to Import EML to Office 365

The automated method is a quick approach for users to simply get the work done. Following the below mentioned guide users can easily import EML to Office 365 web based email client.

Users just need to download the above mentioned automated solution & then follow the step by step tutorial stated along with the respective images.

Upload EML to Office 365 Account

Step-1. Download & Launch the SysTools Import tool & activate the software

Step-2. Select the Source platform as File System & Destination platform as Office 365.
Note: Select EML option from the workload selection area.

Step-3. Browse & Add EML Files from your system to the software & continue.

Step-4. Now, simply Validate the Permissions to your EML files.

Step-5. Enter Office 365 Admin Email & Application ID for storing the files in destination.

Step-6. Validate the Office 365 Credentials to provide necessary permissions.

Step-7. Map Source Users to Destination & Validate them to proceed.

Step-8. Now Set Priority to Import important user’s data first.

Step-9. Click on the Start Import button to beginthe import task.

Step-10. After the completion of the import, Download the Summary or Detailed Report to check the stats regarding data files.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I directly migrate my EML file to Office 365?

Yes, use the professional tool and simply upload the EML files in Outlook 365 account.

Do I need to Install the Microsoft to view the migrated EML files?

Yes, it is necessary to install Microsoft in order to view the imported email message files.

Can both software convert multiple EML files to and Multiple to Office 365?

Yes, both the software are capable of converting multiple files like multiple EML files to and then other software is also capable of converting multiple files to Office 365.

I am having an Office 365 licensed version and I want to import my Windows Live Mail EML files to Office 365. I just wanted to know whether there are any manual methods to copy/ move the EML files to Office 365?

No, there is no direct manual method to import the EML files to Office 365. It can be done step by step. First, convert the EML files to . Second, import the imported files to Office 365.


In conclusion to this blog, we can say that there is no such direct method which can import EML to Office 365 mnaually. However, we discussed the automated solution to get the work done. In addition, the frequently asked questions and both manual as well as automated process to migrate the EML files to Office 365 are present inthe article for users to get the desired results without any hassles.