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Summary: Learn the step-by-step process to migrate your data from G Suite to Office 365 Public Folders efficiently. This blog discusses the importance of a smooth migration and recommends using specialized migration software from KernelApps for a hassle-free transition. By following these guidelines, you can seamlessly access and manage your data in Office 365 Public Folders, promoting effective collaboration within your organization.

Office 365 Public Folders are a valuable feature provided by Microsoft, offering a centralized location for storing and sharing information among users. These folders streamline information exchange, making them ideal for collaborative projects. Administrators have the flexibility to manage user access, easily adding or removing permissions as needed.

Several factors, including popularity, enhanced security features, and seamless integration with applications like SharePoint, OneDrive, and Yammer, drive G Suite users to migrate to the Office 365 platform. In this migration process, some users may have specific requirements to directly transfer data to Office 365 public folders.

Manual methods for migrating G Suite to Office 365 can be complex and time-consuming, involving processes like creating migration batches and moving mailboxes. These methods may require technical expertise and can be prone to human errors and incomplete migrations. Additionally, they do not cover the migration of contacts and calendars from G Suite mailboxes, and there is no direct provision for migrating G Suite data to Office 365 public folders.

The Kernel G Suite to Office 365 tool offers efficient and speedy migration of various G Suite data, including emails, contacts, calendar appointments, and chats, to Office 365. Users can selectively move specific content from G Suite or Google Workspace to Office 365 destinations such as mailboxes, groups, archive mailboxes, and public folders. The tool’s user-friendly interface ensures a quick and seamless migration process, preserving the original structure and properties of the data.

In this article, we focus on the migration of G Suite data to Office 365 public folders, providing users with step-by-step instructions. You can download and install the KernelApps tool from our website to facilitate this migration process.

  1. Launch the advanced tool on your system. Click the Add option under the Add Source section on the welcome screen.
    Launch G Suite to Office 365 tool
  2. On the next screen, provide your G Suite user account name, service account name, and P12 key path. The complete information about the G Suite account login and the creation of the service account ID and generating P12 key are provided on the screen interface. Select the Single Mailbox option if you want to migrate a single mailbox (for migrating multiple mailboxes, you can select the second option) and click Add.
    Provide G Suite login details
  3. The G Suite account is successfully added. Click the Add option under the Add Destination section to add the destination Office 365 account details.
    add the destination Office 365 account
  4. Enter the Office 365 account details – user name and password. Select the checkbox if you want to assign impersonation rights, select the Single mailbox option, and click Add.
    Office 365 account details
  5. The destination Office 365 account with global administrator credentials is added. Map the destination account with the source account and click Set Filter and Migrate.
    Set Filter and Migrate
  6. Select Public Folder from the dropdown list against the destination account and then click Migrate.
    Select public folder
  7. In the next screen, choose the folders which you want to migrate (optional), date filter (optional), items (optional), and other options. You can move the selected data with the hierarchy to a single folder providing it a name (select the checkbox to perform incremental migration and the last checkbox to migrate to the Office 365 group). After all selections, click I am OK, Start Migration.
    I am OK, Start Migration
  8. You can view the migration of the G Suite to the Office 365 public folder.
    view the migration process
  9. The migration will be completed soon. Once it is completed, the migration status will be updated as Success. Click OK.
    migration completed
  10. Save the migration report to the CSV file format on your system location by clicking on the Save to CSV file option.
    Save the migration report to the CSV file format
  11. Therefore, the migration is completed in a few steps very easily.

“Now, you have the ideal solution to simplify all types of Google Workspace to Microsoft 365 migrations, saving you time and reducing complications.”

Final Words

Google Workspace and Microsoft365 are highly favored by enterprises for their robust suite of applications. This blog details the precise and efficient method for directly migrating G Suite content to Office 365 public folders, a task that can be challenging when done manually.