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Summary: This article outlines the importance of Microsoft Teams for business communication and explains how to migrate Teams from one tenant to another. It highlights scenarios where migration is necessary and provides step-by-step instructions using Kernel Teams migration software, ensuring a seamless transfer of conversations, channels, files, calls, and applications. The software streamlines the process, making it a valuable tool for businesses with distributed workforces.

In the contemporary landscape, Microsoft Teams has earned significant trust within business organizations for managing their internal communications effectively. Users have the capability to easily share files with one another, while Team Administrators can establish diverse channels dedicated to specific topics of discussion.

As a result of the pandemic, a majority of businesses now operate with a dispersed workforce, necessitating a reliable platform for instant collaboration, messaging, video conferencing, and sharing of information. Given the diverse nature of today’s work environments, organizations may have multiple teams to cater to various needs.

To put all these issues at rest, Microsoft Teams has subscription plans for Business and Enterprise versions, including various features. Facilitating chats, file sharing, and integrating various applications in Teams is made more convenient for administrators. As previously noted, businesses often operate with dispersed workforces, resulting in the creation of multiple Teams to address distinct needs.

If you find yourself managing multiple teams with crucial conversations and files that require simultaneous access, consider undertaking a Teams migration. This process allows you to seamlessly transfer Teams from one tenant to another, including all of its associated content.

Why do businesses need to migrate Microsoft Teams from one tenant to another?

Here are some typical motivations for companies seeking to transfer Teams from one tenant to another:

  • If the current team needs crucial information that is available in a previous team, you have the option to transfer teams from one tenant to another.
  • If you have an aging Office 365 subscription and it’s nearing expiration, and you wish to safeguard your data, you have the option to transfer the Teams data to a different account.
  • If the domain is nearing expiration, you have the option to transfer the Teams to a different domain.
  • If crucial files reside within an established Team, you have the option to transfer them to a different Team.
How to migrate Microsoft Teams from one tenant to another?

There is no direct manual solution to migrate Teams from one tenant to another, but you can use Kernel Microsoft Teams migration software if you want to use professional software. It recognizes the nuances of a Microsoft Team environment and migrates the data completely. Here is the process to migrate Teams using our software-

  1. Start the software and go to Microsoft Teams at the Source section.SharePoint migration software
  2. Right-click the Microsoft Teams option and choose Add Teams.choose Add Teams
  3. In the Add Teams wizard, you need to input a project name and details like Tenant ID, Username, Client ID, and Client Secret. All these details are accessible from the active directory in the Azure Portal. Use the below link- a project name and details
  4. After inputting all these details, you need to click Register and Connect button.Click Register and Connect button
    1. An additional Login wizard will open where you must select between modern authentication and basic authentication. If you choose modern authentication, then you must input the account credentials twice. Click OK.Select between modern authentication and basic authentication
    2. Copy the Application ID and use all the following instructions to register the app in the azure active directory. Click OK.Register the app in the azure active directory
    3. If you have completed the app registration process, then you must click Yes to go Yes to go ahead
  5. A Team has connected to the software.A Team has connected to the software
  6. Now, right-click in the destination section of Microsoft Teams and choose Add Teams.Choose Add Teams
  7. Use the same method to retrieve information from Azure Portal and click Register and Connect.Retrieve information from Azure Portal
  8. The software has connected to the destination Office 365 tenant also.The software has connected to the destination
  9. Go to the source section and copy the Team that you want to migrate.Copy the Team that you want to migrate
  10. Go to the destination section and paste the Team there.Go to the destination section
  11. The migration wizard shows you a mapped screen where the same Teams are mapped with the destination Teams. If the Team is not present at the destination, then the color will be red. You can also provide a new Team at the destination. Click, Start Migration.Provide a new Team at the destination
  12. The migration starts.The migration starts
  13. The Migration has completed successfully. Click OK.Microsoft Teams from One Tenant to Another migration successful
  14. The Migration Summary shows the migration status of each Team. You can save the report in CSV format also.migration status of each Team
What does the software migrate?

The program transfers both the Team and its accompanying content.

  1. Conversation History: The basic job of the Team is to add multiple users at the same place so that they can chat. Our software migrates threaded chat messages, replies, mentions, links, etc., along with timestamps and their features.
  2. Channels: Channels are topic-based conversations that admin can create and add members to it. The software migrates the entire channel and the committed chats in it.
  3. Files: If you uploaded the documents in the files section, you would find them at the destination Team because the software will migrate them.
  4. Calls: All the details of previously committed calls will be migrated.
  5. Apps: If you add third-party applications, the software will migrate them too.
  6. Calendar: The calendar entries will be migrated securely.


In the last couple of years, Microsoft Teams has garnered millions of users, particularly due to the widespread adoption of remote work. When a business seeks to consolidate data scattered across various locations by transferring Microsoft Teams from one tenant to another, the Kernel Microsoft Teams Migration software provides an effective solution to streamline these operations.

The program enables you to choose and seamlessly migrate multiple Teams, encompassing their entirety: chats, files, links, attachments, functionalities, permissions, calls, activities, calendar, and all associated data within each Team. Users gain immediate access to the migrated Teams’ data.