Migrate G Suite to Office 365 Public Folder

Megha Sharma
Megha Sharma linkedin | Updated On - March 17, 2022 |

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Office 365 Public Folder is a facility provided by Microsoft to let users store and share information at a common place. It ensures quick information transfer for projects where a team is working together. An Office 365 administrator can anytime add or remove users who have permission to access public folders.

For some reasons like popularity, better security options, integration to applications like SharePoint, OneDrive, Yammer, etc., G Suite account holders tend to move to the Office 365 platform. During G Site to Office 365 migration, some users may have some specific needs to migrate data to Office 365 public folders directly.

If you are looking for manual methods to migrate G Suite to Office 365, you should know that creating a migration batch and moving mailboxes is a bit complex and lengthy. You need technical expertise, and you may face issues like human errors and incomplete migration. Also, it does not migrate contacts and calendars from the G Suite mailboxes. And, there is no provision to move G Suite data to Office 365 public folder directly.

Kernel G Suite to Office 365 tool supports quick and efficient migration of G Suite emails, Contacts, Calendar appointments, chats, etc., to Office 365, allowing users to move only specific content from G Suite/Google Workspace to Office 365 mailbox, groups, archive mailbox, public folders, etc. Its easy user interface allows users to complete the migration very quickly without losing any original structure and property throughout and after the process.

Here, our main concern is the migration of G Suite data to Office 365 public folder, which we are going to explain to our users with the working steps. Visit our website to download and install the KernelApps tool on your system.

  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.

Hence, now you have the perfect solution to perform all sorts of Google Workspace to Office 365 migrations without any complication or wastage of time.

Final Words

G Suite and Office 365 platforms are popular among enterprises because of their enterprise-level applications. Migration of G Suite file to Office 365 platform is in trend among growing organizations, and this blog explains the most accurate and efficient way to move G Suite content to Office 365 public folders directly, which is quite difficult via the manual way.