MS generally stores it’s email messages, contacts, appointments, tasks in file format. However, for saving single mailbox item such as email, as well as other email clients use MSG file format.
On the other hand, MSG file includes all the meta properties such as date, sender, recipient, subject, message body, etc. in it. One can easily create MSG file by simply dragging and dropping any message / email in Window Explorer.
There comes many scenarios where the user wants to import MSG to Office 365 entirely. But our users encounter several issues like corruption, compliance, 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 to transfer MSG files into Office 365 account.
Users encounters many issues while trying to import .msg file in OWA or convert MSG to Office 365. When user opens any MSG file there is no direct option to access / save MSG files into 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 wants to import MSG files in O365 account. Let's consider the following mentioned query:
"Lately our organization was operating on MS Outlook. 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"
As there is no direct way to upload MSG files to Office 365, therefore users might face many difficulties in the entire conversion procedure.
In such situations, user can go for the automated solution to transfer MSG files to Office 365.
The automated solution will let the users directly import their data from MSG files to Office 365 account in no time. To do so, a user has to simply download the MSG to Office 365 tool. Various filtering options for selective importation has been provided by the tool. Users can apply the Date Filter and Category option while transferring MSG emails to Office 365 account.
Users can recklessly use this tool to import all the MSG data items like emails, contacts, calendar, tasks, journals, etc. to Office 365 account. This is an error-free and a handy solution to import Outlook Message files in bulk without any hassle. The entire metadata will be kept intact after the conversion. Users can apply the Date Filter and Category option while transferring MSG emails to Office 365 account.
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?
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 to office 365 to get the all advantages offered by the cloud services.