Upload OLM to Office 365

Learn How to Upload OLM to Office 365 – Import Mac Outlook Data Files

is a desktop-based email client and it is widely used for sending or receiving mails. It is available for both Mac and Windows OS. The only difference between both Windows and Mac based is that it creates for Windows and OLM for Mac to store data. Nowadays, web-based application is in demand. Therefore, Microsoft developed Office 365, a cloud-based application for sending or receiving emails over the internet. It includes various cloud-based software applications like Office Online, 365, Yammer, etc. Office 365 stores its data on the cloud and it can be accessed from anywhere and anytime. Therefore, the Mac & Windows users are migrating to the cloud. In this article, we will discuss ways to upload OLM to Office 365 ( 365).

User’s Queries To Import OLM File into Office 365

Why To Migrate/ Upload OLM to Office 365?

There are various reasons to save OLM file to O365. Some of them are listed below:

  1. Office 365 is an online application.
  2. It can be accessed from anywhere and at any time.
  3. It stores data on the cloud, so there is less possibility of data loss.
  4. 365 is more secure and safe than Mac Outlook.

Methods To Import OLM File To Office 365

There is no direct solution available to migrate OLM to Office 365. Therefore, to do so, follow the two below mentioned steps:

The above mention steps can be performed by using manual approach and automated approach.

Manual Method To Migrate Outlook for Mac File to Office 365

Convert OLM To Using Manual Method

To convert OLM to , firstly, you have to setup an IMAP email account. After that, you can use it to move Mac OLM file data to Windows . Follow the below-mentioned steps to move OLM file to format:

  • Sign-in to your Gmail account to configure IMAP account.
  • Now, configure Mac OLM file with the Gmail account.
  • Create a Gmail label, and then start synchronizing the Mac OLM file with the IMAP.
  • Now, transfer all OLM file data to IMAP account and after that, you can move OLM emails from IMAP mailbox to .

Import to Office 365 Using Manual Approach

There are two manual methods available to transfer PST file to Office 365 i.e. Network upload and drive shipping.

Limitation of Manual Method

There are some limitations of the manual method. Some of them are mentioned below:

  • A user can import only emails from OLM file to 365 (cloud-based) using manual method.
  • There is also a possibility of data loss during transfer process.
  • Manual approach to import OLM to Office 365 is lengthy and time-consuming.
  • This method does not maintain data integrity during transfer/ copying of OLM file to Office 365.

To overcome the limitation of manual approach the users can use a third-party utility.

Automated Solution To Upload OLM To Office 365

There is no single tool available to migrate/ save for Mac file to Office 365. It can be done using two tools- OLM to converter and Office 365 Restore tools. Follow the below-mentioned steps to import OLM file to Office 365 by using these tools:


OLM to Converter

  • Download and launch OLM to converter tool and then click on Add File. After that, click on Browse to select the OLM file, which you want to convert to and then click on Add File button.



  • Now, select the data from OLM file, which you want to export and then click on Export



  • An Export Options window appears. Select and then click on Browse to select the destination location, where you want to save your resultant file. after that, click on Export button



  • After the completion of conversion process minimize the current or close the current window

Office 365 Restore

  • Now, Download and launch Office 365 Restore tool on your machine and then provide login credentials of Office 365 account. After sign in click on NEXT button.



  • Then, click on Browse to select the file, which you want to import and then click on Restore button.



  • After that, choose the categories, set the mail filter option, and then click on Start button to begin the import process.



Frequently Asked Questions

Is there any file size limitation if I upload OLM to Office 365?

No, there is no file size limitation if you choose to use a third-party tool approach.

Can I move OLM contacts to Office 365 using automated approach?

Yes, you can migrate OLM contacts to Office 365 using automated method.

Conclusion

In this article, we have discussed manual method and automated approach to upload OLM to Office 365. After discussing both the solution, we conclude with the fact that automated approach is better than manual method because it is more secure and safe. It can be performed by using two third-party tools i.e. OLM to converter and Office 365 restore.