MS generally stores its email messages, contacts, appointments, and tasks in in file format. However, for saving single mailbox items such as email, as well as other email clients use MSG file format.
On the other hand, an MSG file includes all the meta properties such as date, sender, recipient, subject, message body, etc. One can easily create an MSG file by simply dragging and dropping any message/email in Windows Explorer.
There are many scenarios where the user wants to import MSG files into Outlook 365 entirely. However, our users encounter several issues like corruption, compliance, and other security-related problems while saving the data on-premise.
To overcome all the restrictions, a user can opt to import MSG data to Office 365. In the further sections of the blog, we will find the reasons behind the conversion. We will also know about the methods that would help users transfer MSG files into an Office 365 account.
Users encounter many issues while trying to import .msg files in OWA or convert MSG to Office 365. When the user opens any MSG file there is no direct option to access/save MSG files in Office 365. In addition, even O365 does not provide any way to import MSG files into Office 365. There are a lot of user queries, who want to import MSG files in the O365 account. Let's consider the following mentioned query:
"Lately our organization has been operating on MS . Because of this we are like having thousands of MSG files. Now, we are planning to switch to Office 365 platform. We are finding it immensely difficult and are facing a lot of issues. Each file is very important to us. Kindly suggest any method to import MSG to Office 365"
There are different methods to import multiple MSG files into O365. One is the manual method and another one is applied by using the automated tool. The manual method has some limitations that’s why users prefer automated tool. The automated tool is recommended by the experts. Let’s elaborate on the manual method first.
I am having my .msg files that I want to import to Office 365. Could anyone please guide me on how can I open .msg file in OWA?
I have bulk message files. Can I save / copy multiple MSG data to Office 365 using this approach?
I am not good at technicalities. Can anyone suggest an automated tool?
After the process of Importing MSG to 365. Can I get a full report?
Cloud service provides a better way to store the data on-premise. By saving data in cloud service like Office 365, user can get many advantages like enhanced security and availability. In the same way user can also save and import MSG files into Outlook 365 to get the all advantages offered by the cloud services.