Migrates IMAP mailboxes to Office 365/Exchange (hosted & on-premises)
IMAP to Office 365 migration tool is designed to migrate mailboxes from almost all IMAP email servers to destinations like Office 365 and Exchange Server. It supports migration to both Hosted and On-premises Exchange deployments. The migration of mailboxes is swift and completes in a few simple steps.
For convenience, IMAP to Office 365 migration tool incorporates a way to add multiple Source and Destination mailboxes using a CSV file. This CSV file contains Source and Destination login details along with mapping information. You can import this CSV file to the tool to automate the migration. This simplifies the migration process.
IMAP mailboxes can be migrated to mailboxes, archive mailboxes, or public folder in the destination (Exchange/Office 365). So, you can migrate IMAP data to anywhere you need.
The smart filters of IMAP to Office 365 migration tool allow you migrate selected mailbox data - Date Filter filters the data by a date range, Item Type Filter filters data by item type like emails, contacts, etc. Exclude Deleted folder and Exclude Empty folders options are also available for filtration.
Kernel IMAP to Office 365 tool includes an option in Filter Selection page – Skip Already Migrated Items. By selecting this option, you can migrate only the incremental data to the destination mailbox folder. It avoids migrating the already migrated items from the same Source to the destination.
The software supports a wide range of IMAP email servers for migration. It migrates web-based email Servers like Gmail, Yahoo Mail, AOL.com, Outlook.com, etc. Other IMAP email servers supported are Lotus Notes, GroupWise, and Office 365.
The tool ensures complete accuracy and security of data all throughout migration. In all steps of the IMAP to Office 365 migration— from adding source to migrating the mailboxes— the data is not altered in any way.
Once the migration process is completed, the software offers an option to save the summary report in CSV file format. The CSV summary report includes complete details of migration like Source mailbox login ID, Folders exported, Migration Status, Item Count, etc. So, it is easy to analyze the migration process.
Understand IMAP with its default ports
IMAP (Internet Message Access Portal) is an internet protocol that allows users to access emails remotely from a remote mail server. The IMAP configuration makes it possible for multiple clients e.g. Gmail mails in Outlook; to access the mails in the individual mailbox. Doing this, will save local space on system and facilitates accessing emails from different locations.
For configuring IMAP to email servers, the default ports are:
IMAP configuration – Why?
Let us see some benefits from IMAP configuration in email servers.
If you want to understand the features of the tool without spending a penny, just go for its Free version. Using Kernel IMAP to Office 365 free version, you can migrate 10 items/folder from each IMAP mailbox to the destination at zero cost.
|Software Features||Trial Version||Full Version|
|Migrates single IMAP mailbox||10 items per folder||No limit|
|Migrates multiple IMAP mailboxes||10 items per folder||No limit|
|Exports to public folder, Archive mailbox|
|Migrates to both hosted & on-premises Exchange|
|Date & item type filters|
|No risk of data loss involved|
|Full time support and service|
|Migration summary report|
|Compatible with all IMAP email servers|
Follow the steps:
Note: For help, you can download sample file using the same name button on tool’s welcome screen.
Thus, complex migration of multiple mailboxes gets easier with CSV file.
If IMAP enabled, you can easily migrate your mailboxes to Office 365 through this tool within 3-4 steps.
The IMAP to Office 365 tool is capable to migrate any number of IMAP mailboxes to Office 365. Along with that, it provides privilege to users for migrating different IMAP email servers to Office and Exchange destinations.
For example - If you want to save your Gmail account and Outlook.com account mailboxes to cloud, you can add them with credentials or can use CSV file for direct addition for migration. In similar way, you can migrate as many different IMAP email servers. The only thing required for migration is login details of respective email servers and destination.
- IMAP configuration requires internet connection to access emails whereas there is no need of internet connectivity for POP3 protocols (but required for sending and receiving emails).
- IMAP provides faster overview of emails (only headers are downloaded) as compared to POP3 configured emails.
- IMAP relates to two-way communication while POP3 provides one way communication for email servers.
The IMAP to Office 365 migration tool provides it users a Free Trial before the purchase. It makes you go through a general overview of all the smart features along with some data migration (10 items per folder). You can try both single and multiple mailboxes data migration with this version.
Once the users get satisfied with all the running features of the tool, they can buy the tool as per their wish for unlimited swift migration.
Taking tool’s reliable and secured programming into consideration, there are very less chances of errors in migration. However, users can ask for any issue to our support team available 24*7 hours. The support team may ask for the file in which issue is faced with the tool.
If the issue persists, our company integrates a refund policy on this software purchase. The users can avail full refund for the purchased tool, if they face issue in migration and disruption in function even after taking help from support. For refund, mail to email@example.com regarding refund of the tool mentioning the issue in detail in it.
Note:Cases in which no refund or partial refund is available
Case 1 - The user denies sending the file with issue for inspection even after signing NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement) as the issue remains hidden.
Case 2 – The user has purchased the tool but does not want to use it in future.
Case 3 – Without trying Demo version, the user has found that his system OS is not compatible with the software
Case 4 – Partial refund facility is available if mistakenly different tool has bought than the required one.
Synchronizing IMAP folders manually will take a lot of time and includes risk. The method you mentioned becomes lengthy as you need to convert IMAP mailboxes data to PST and then importing to Office 365.
When you try to migrate emails directly from IMAP to Office 365, there are chances of errors in creating a new Outlook profile for each user and in synchronization.
So, an easier way to migrate IMAP mailboxes to Office 365 is using affordable IMAP to Office 365 tool. You just need the login details with server name and port number to migrate your IMAP mailboxes. The migration is performed in just few steps. The software costs cheaper than other migration tools and performs with full efficiency.