How to Export Office 365 Groups to PST?

If you’re an Office 365 user, then you might have heard of Office 365 Groups and how they can be used. But, many users still don’t know how to get started with it.

Microsoft specifically doesn’t provide any utility that can be used to export Office 365 Groups to Outlook. So, you have to use a third-party tool to export the Office 365 groups. Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore is among one of the best utilities to export Office 365 Groups to Outlook PST.

Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore

Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore is an efficient tool that is used to export Office 365 mailboxes to PST. It provides some great benefits to users which include:

  • Back up Office 365 mailboxes to PST without installing Outlook
  • Export Office 365 Groups to PST or import PST to Office 365 Groups
  • Export User/Archive/Shared mailboxes & Public folders to PST
  • Advanced filters to extract specific data
  • Skip empty/deleted folders and duplicate items from export or import
  •  Save the export/import report to CSV file
  • Works with on-premises/hosted Exchange & Exchange Online

To get a better understanding, let’s have a look at the working process of this tool. Follow the below steps to export Office 365 Groups to Outlook PST.

 Note: To export multiple mailboxes, use an Office 365 account with administrative privileges.

  1. Download and install Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore on your system.
  2. Launch the tool, and a window will appear on the screen with two options. Here, opt for the “Backup” option.

    Note: To export multiple mailboxes, use an Office 365 account with administrative privileges.

  3. Now, add the Office 365 account from which you want to export Groups to PST
  4. After adding the Office 365 account, select “List all mailboxes” to display all mailboxes of your Office 365 account.
  5. Now, select “Mailbox” click “Migrate.”
  6. You get advanced filters with Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore to export mailboxes and groups. So, apply the filters as per your need and click “Start Migration.”
  7. Now, select the location where you want to save the PST file and click “OK.
  8. It will take a few minutes to migrate Office 365 groups to PST completely. Once it is done, you’ll receive a notification on the screen displaying:

You can save the report to CSV format, and later this file can be used to restore the data to Office 365. To restore the data, you can use the “Restore” option of Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore.

Wrapping Up

Exporting Office 365 Groups to Outlook PST is crucial if you want to backup Office 365 Groups. But, having no manual methods to export Groups to PST makes it a little hectic. So, prefer using Kernel Office 365 Backup & Restore tool to export your Office 365 Groups to Outlook PST.

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