Yahoo Mail is one of the popular web based email services available. As everybody knows due to decline in Yahoo Mail internet business, it is owns by Verizon communication in July, 2016. Now, the Yahoo users are worried about their privacy and security; like whether Verizon is going to provide same privacy polices or not. All these questions force users to switch from Yahoo to some other web based service like they can migrate from Yahoo Mail to Office 365.
As Yahoo Mail users are facing various challenges as mentioned above; therefore, users want to switch from Yahoo to some other web services like Office 365. There are many reasons of why the users want to move from Yahoo to Office 365, they are as follows:
After understanding the need to switch from Yahoo Mail to Office 365, there are two best possible solutions available to perform this migration. The detailed procedures to move from Yahoo to Office 365 are mentioned in the following sections.
As their is no direct manual conversion available, a user can forward each email & other important data of Yahoo to you Office 365 account manually one by one.
Limitation of Manual Method
There are some limitations of the mentioned manual method to migrate Yahoo email to Office 365 also that a user may face and are mentioned below:
- It is not easy when the users have to move multiple Yahoo email to O365.
- Manual approach is also time consuming when the users hae heavy data.
To overcome these limitations of the above mentioned way to import Yahoo to Office 365, a user can use any of the third party tool available online. They are easy to use and not time consuming tool.
As there is no direct method to transfer file from Yahoo Mail to Office 365, two such tools are available online, which a user can use. One is Yahoo Backup and other is Office 365 Restore. By using these tool a user can migrate from Yahoo to and then to Office 365.
To export Yahoo Mail files to format, a user can take backup of emails in format using Yahoo Backup. This software allows users to export Yahoo emails in various format like . The user can export multiple files at once also using this software. By using this tool user can migrate selected file items also.
Steps to Export Yahoo Files
Office 365 Restore
The next step in this approach to migrate Yahoo to Office 365 is to transfer the file to O365. This tool helps a user to import PST file to Office 365 in an efficient manner. It allows a user to move all available data items like emails, contacts, calendars, etc. It retains formatting of all emails attachments and their associated Meta properties also. Office 365 restore is having easy-to-use interface, which allow a naive user also to use this tool perfectly.
Steps to Import Backup Yahoo Files to Office 365
I have 9GB data in my Yahoo. Can I efficiently export Yahoo Mail to Office 365 using this approach?
Will the data be secure & just like the way it is?
Yahoo Mail is now acquired by Verizon, which makes users to switch to some other email service. After Understanding the issues faced by the users in using Yahoo Mail, their problems related to security and safety of data, we have suggested one solution i.e. Yahoo to Office 365. In conclusion to the blog, we can say that a user should use a trusted third-party approach to migrate Yahoo Mail to Office 365.