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Migrating PST to Office 365 using Azure tool is a complex task. This article will guide you how to import Outlook PST files to your Office 365 cloud platform easily without the need for Azure AzCopy tool or PowerShell. You will be able to upload a PST file data to an Office 365 mailbox effortlessly in two simple steps after reading this post.
Why Azure AzCopy Tool and PowerShell are not easy to use...
If you are planning to manually migrate your Outlook business data to a cloud based Office 365 platform then it may be a complex and lengthy task. Importing PST to Office 365 with Azure AzCopy requires a detailed planning and proficient technical skills to complete the job. However, to use this method you need to prepare following things:
(Note: To perform this step you should have knowledge about Command Prompt.)
In this way you need to apply almost 34 steps to upload an Outlook PST files into your Office 365 mailbox, which will take a lot of time to complete the job. If you still want to go with this manual solution then check out Microsoft's article: Use network upload to import PST files to Office 365.
How to Import Outlook PST file to Office 365 Mailbox Quickly?
Instead of the manual approach, I am going to show you how easy it can be using a low cost ($99) third party utility; MailsDaddy's PST to Office 365 Migration Tool, which removes the complexity and makes the PST to Office 365 migration much simpler. There are only a few reliable solutions available which allow for importing PST files to Office 365 directly. In my experience, this is the most suitable application. The software migrates all components of an Outlook PST file such as: Emails, Contacts, Tasks, Notes and Calendars.
The software has been developed with an easy to understand graphical user interface that does not require the use of the command prompt or additional applications. You just need to follow simple two steps to import an Outlook PST file to an Office 365 account.
The software will start importing the PST file's data to the Office 365 account and it will only take a few minutes to complete the job. You will get a confirmation message when the import process has successfully completed.
What are the limitations for the Free Version and how much is a Personal License?
The free version of the software, previews all the data of the PST file, however it will only import the first 20 items per folder. To remove this limitation, I purchased the personal license of the software for $99.
I would personally recommend MailsDaddy PST to Office 365 Migration Tool for all users who want to import Outlook PST files into Office 365 accounts. The software is easy to use and performs the migration in a very short time, especially since using Microsoft's Azure AzCopy Tool for the migration is quite complex and time consuming. Still, you have both options and freedom to select required one.
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