If you are using Office 365, you might be very well aware of the online archiving feature that allows you to free your primary mailbox storage by moving the unnecessary emails to the archive mailbox. Users using Office 365 can easily access their online archive via MS Outlook (later versions only).
With Microsoft 365/Office 365 subscription, a user gets a fixed storage (50 GB or 100 GB depending on the Office 365 subscription plan) for mailboxes, which is enough to store a large number of emails. Also, users can move unnecessary emails to Archive Mailbox in order to save the mailbox space.
But when you are using Office 365 in Outlook, you can save the mailbox items to PST files on your local system using the archive feature of Outlook (this is different from the online archive feature of Office 365). But sometimes, users have to move their archive PST files back to Office 365 Inbox. Here, we will discuss how you can move the archive mailbox back to Office 365 Inbox.
The archive PST file can be moved to the Inbox, using MS Outlook.
To find the archive PST file on your system, follow the below steps:
To find its location on your system, click Advanced. The PST file location will be listed in the Filename section.
Once you know the location of the Archive PST file, you can quickly move it to Inbox using the Import/Export feature of MS Outlook. Make sure, your Office 365 account is configured in MS Outlook while importing the Archive PST file, and then follow the below steps to know more about it.
Note: The steps to import PST to MS Outlook are similar for Outlook 2013, 2016, and 2019. However, it is a bit different in Outlook 2007 and 2010.
Here, we will talk about importing PST to Outlook 2016.
This is the easiest method to move archive mailboxes to Office 365.
If you find it difficult to move the archive PST files to Office 365 with the manual approach, then prefer using an alternate solution – Kernel Import PST to Office 365. This software is specially designed to import PST files to Office 365.
Archiving in Office 365 helps help users save mailbox space. But when you are using Office 365 in Outlook, you can save mailbox data to PST files on the local system. However, in some situations, users may need these PST files back in Office 365 Inbox. So, they have to import it back to Office 365 mailbox using Outlook. In this article, we discuss how you can move archive mailboxes to Office 365 inbox with Outlook as well as a third-party tool.
Solution to Migrate PST data to Office 365