Google Hangouts, a wonderful messaging application provided by Google, is now a part of the G Suite line of products. It comprises two applications – Google Chat and Google Meet. The former product is a chatting application, while the latter is for users to connect through video.
Talking about the Google Hangouts Chats, it is a communication medium for Gmail users sharing both personal as well as professional details or information with each other. So, while migrating Gmail mailboxes to the Office 365 destination, some users desire to migrate the information received or shared in the Google Hangouts Chats as well. In this blog, we would try to deliver the best possible solution for migrating G Suite Hangouts Chats to Office 365.
Unfortunately, there are no easy manual ways to migrate G Suite Hangouts Chats to Office 365. However, it is possible to backup google hangouts chats manually in PDF or TXT format (from labels) using the Google Takeout feature. These files can be stored on the system as a backup.
Direct G Suite Hangouts chats to Office 365 migration is possible if you choose the right third-party tool for the migration. Kernel G Suite to Office 365 is a professional tool that allows migrating the Hangouts chats directly along with other G Suite data (Gmail, Contacts, Calendars/Appointments) to the cloud destination. It holds the capacity to move chats from multiple G Suite mailboxes to Office 365 mailboxes in a single go. The tool supports bulk G Suite data migration to Office 365 using a CSV file or a Super Admin account. The interface is quite simple and supports all Microsoft 365 plans. Also, the whole process is secure and involves no data loss risks.
Note: To create the service account ID in G Suite and know the P12 file path, you can take help from the instructions on the right panel on the G Suite Login page
So, there are no mid-way steps or multiple stages to complete the migration. Rather, using only a few steps, the tool facilitates smooth and efficient G Suite Hangouts Chats to Office 365 migration.
The need for migrating the Google Hangouts chats to Office 365 (to export crucial information in chats) and an automated method for doing this is explained in this blog.