Outlook is a desktop-based email client and it is widely used for sending or receiving mail. It is available for both Mac and Windows OS. The only difference between both Windows and Mac-based Outlook is that it creates PST 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, Outlook 365, Yammer, etc. Office 365 stores its data on the cloud and it can be accessed from anywhere and anytime. Therefore, Mac & Windows users are migrating to the cloud. In this article, we will discuss ways to upload OLM to Office 365 (Outlook 365).
There are various reasons to save OLM files to O365. Some of them are listed below:
There is no direct manual 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. While the automated approach directly uploads your OLM file into Microsoft 365 account. So, we recommend the automated solution. Here are the 5 steps to do the same.
5 Quick Steps to Upload OLM to Office 365
Convert OLM File Using Manual Method
To convert OLM to compatible format, 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 compatible format:
Import file to Office 365 Using Manual Approach
There are two manual methods available to upload PST to Office 365 without Outlook 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 Outlook 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 the professional utility.
There is a single tool available to migrate/ save Outlook for Mac file to Office 365. It can be done using the Software to Convert OLM to PST. Follow the below-mentioned steps to import OLM file to Office 365 by using these tools:
Download & Activate Software on Windows.
Is there any file size limitation if I upload OLM to Office 365?
Can I move OLM contacts to Office 365 using automated approach?
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 a tried and tested professional tool as recommended above.