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How to Import EML to Office 365?

Selena ~ Modified: 10-Mar-2022 ~ Cloud Migration, EML File Management ~ 5 Minutes Reading

In this blog, we will discuss the most frequently asked question: “how to Import EML to Office 365?”

If you are looking for a perfect way to upload EML to Office 365. Then keep up with this blog. Here we provide you both a manual and automatic solution to migrate EML to Office 365 account.

EML is a file extension of an electronic mail that is saved in the Internet Message Format protocol. It is supported by a variety of email clients including Thunderbird, Apple Mail, Windows Live Mail, Outlook Express, and so on. However, as technology progresses, users are shifting their attention to more versatile platforms as well. Because of this, several users want to import EML files into their Office 365 accounts.

Office 365 is one of the most highly regarded web-based cloud email clients. It includes contacts, tasks, calendar, bookmarks, and notes all of which are accessible from inside your inbox. It allows them to access their emails from anywhere at any time.

Why do users Choose Office 365 Account?

  • Office 365 is a cloud-based email service that allows users to send and receive emails from anywhere at any time.
  • Office 365, as built by Microsoft, is widely regarded as more trustworthy and useful to users than other similar products.
  • It merged all of your attachments into a single location, removing the need to search for files. Preview, share, upload to the cloud, or send it again are all options.
  • It allows users to manage their email accounts securely and openly.
  • It provides you to share your draft before you send it to others.

Ways of uploading EML files into Office 365 account

We will provide you two solutions first one is the professional way and the second one is the manual approach. With these two methods, you can upload an EML file to Office 365.

# Migrate EML Files to Office 365 – A professional Method

You can directly import EML files into Office 365 without worrying about losing any information by using Syskare EML Converter Tool. You can transfer single or multiple EMLs to O365 at once. Let’s understand the tool more closely.

Different traits of the tool

  1. This tool supports several email clients to export EML to Outlook, Gmail, Yahoo, Zimbra, Outlook.com, Thunderbirds, and so on.
  2. It converts EML in various file formats such as MSG, PDF, MBOX, TXT, DOC, PST, HTML etc.
  3. You can convert single or multiple EML/EMLX files at once.
  4. It allows conversion of EML files with attachments without any size limitations.

How does it work for the utility?

First and foremost,you can download the software with a single click

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  1. Secondly, the software provides you dual option Select Files/Select Folders choose anyone.

    choose files/folders option

  2. Select the files that you want to convert from EML to Office 365 format in the third step.

    select files eml to office 365

  3. Then, from the drop-down menu, select the file format for saving.

    select office 365

  4. Select the language you require from the drop-down menu.

    choose language

  5. Choose the I am admin checkbox to back up all user accounts.

    choose i am admin

  6. After the completion of the conversion, you will get a confirmation message.

    conversion complete eml to office 365

  7. Finally, go to the location where the Office 365 file was created and check it.

    check resulted office 365

# Manual Ways to Upload EML Files to office 365

There is no direct manual way to import EML to O365. Keep in mind that, PST file can support all Outlook versions, and it can easily import Office 365 accounts. You have to import EML files into PST format then you can import resulted in PST file in Office 365 account manually.

Step 1: Transfer EML files to PST format

  1. Open WLM on your system.
  2. Press on Export Email >> Email messages.
  3. Choose Microsoft Exchange >> click next.
  4. A confirmation message will appear on your screen, click the ok tab.
  5. Then Select folders/files which you want to import from WLM to Office 365.
  6. The conversion process EML to PST will start, a progress report will be displayed.
  7. After completing the conversion, you will get a completion message.
  8. Then click the Ok tab.

Step 2: Import PST to Office 365 account

You will get a PST file, then you have to Import resulted in PST file into the O365 account.

  1. Run and log in office 365 account.
  2. In the Import page, create a new job to upload data to the Office 365 Azure storage location specified in the job name.
  3. Then, save and copy the network upload SAS URL.
  4. Download and install the Azure AzCopy tool.
  5. By using the Azcopy tool, use the command prompt to upload the PST to Office 365.
  6. Create a CSV file containing information about mailboxes.
  7. Generate a PST import job to import the CSV file and validate it.
  8. After that, you can import PST files into Office 365.

Limitations of Manual Method

The manual method has some limitations. The fact that there is no direct way to import EML into Office 365 has already been mentioned. Initially, EML to PST is converted from PST to Office 365, and then the process is repeated. It is also a time-consuming and laborious process. Chances are you will lose your data during this process.

Final Verdict

In conclusion, we discussed how to manually import EML files into Office 365 as well as how to use an automated solution. Aside from that, we discuss the limitations of manual methods. Also, You can easily upload your batch EML file to your Office 365 account using the utility, and you don’t need any technical knowledge. Depending on your needs, select the most appropriate method for you.

By Selena

As a technical content writer, I am well aware of the challenges users face when interacting with various technologies. As a result, I enjoy assisting users who face various technological challenges through my blogs and articles.

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