G Suite is an integrated platform of multiple collaboration and productivity apps such as Gmail Docs, Drive, Calendar, etc. Earlier, G Suite used to be an ideal platform for business, but after the introduction of Microsoft 365 with many advanced features, businesses started moving their data from G Suite to this platform.
But the migration process was a bit complicated for users, as they had no idea how to transfer the files from G Suite to Microsoft 365. Although there is no direct process to move G Suite to Microsoft 365, you can take the help of your IMAP account to transfer the files.
In the following article we will detail the steps to follow to migrate G Suite to Office 365 through IMAP.
1- Migrate G Suite to Office 365 through IMAP Part 1
2- Migrate G Suite to Office 365 through IMAP Part 2
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The Internet message access protocol is an application protocol that allows access to messages stored on an Internet server. Through IMAP you can access email from any computer that has an Internet connection.
It consists in replicating emails from one server to another server.
Only emails and the folder structure are migrated. The contacts, calendars and tasks must be migrated manually, making exports and imports.
Before starting the migration from G Suite to Office 365, you have to make two settings in Gmail accounts:
In the above part, we discussed how you could prepare the environment for G Suite to Office 365 migration. This will help you prepare for a successful migration from G Suite to Microsoft 365. Now, to understand how you can perform the migration, please read part 2