Yahoo has been a popular mail service running in the market for a long time but the mail service is now seen lacking behind in some aspects as other email services are coming up in the light. The yahoo email service is still very easy to use and is still preferred by many for the exchange of emails, but still, a major population of the yahoo mail users is looking for an alternative and this is so because the other mail services are known for getting themselves updated regularly on the other yahoo is also getting advanced but at a slow pace and that often gets the users irritated.
If in case, you are also looking for a migration from yahoo mails then the best-suggested option is office 365, here in this guide provided by yahoo mail service we will see the procedure that is to be followed for completion of the migration process.
First of all, let us take a look at the noted features of office 365 that make it the best option for migration:
- Office 365 offers various plans to the users to choose from as per their own flexibility, to be precise there are reasonable plans for both the business needs as well as individual needs.
- Office 365 is not just about emails it also provides the users with other applications of Microsoft such as excel, word, PowerPoint, etc.
- The users who use office 365 are provided with all the advanced and updated security features by Microsoft.
Now that we know that there is no other migration option other than office 365 for the yahoo users and also we have discussed above all the features of office 365 that make it the best so now we would move to the process that should be followed by the yahoo users for the conduct of the process in an easy stepwise manner.
The steps to be followed for easy migration of yahoo mails to office 365 are as follows:
- The user should first of all go into the security settings of yahoo and should make necessary changes there in order to allow its access to office 365.
- The yahoo account should then be added manually to Outlook and also the server should be configured.
- Conduct a setup of POP IMAP settings.
- Authenticate the POP and IMAP server settings.
- Once all the configurations are done the user should then restart the application and check if the yahoo mails are visible in office 365.
Once, the migration process completes after that it is also important for the users to get the files transferred to office 365 from yahoo. The import from yahoo to office 365 can also be done successfully after converting those files into PST format for doing that there are two different procedures available the user can choose any one as per convenience.
First of all, let us discuss the steps that should be followed for automatic transfer of files from yahoo mail to office 365:
- On the computer, the user should open yahoo backup and should further enter all the information in the fields that is needed.
- Then as the “select Email format” appears there the user should choose PST.
- Further, the user should select a location the user can also get a folder created if the need arises.
- The user can also choose the “delete after download” option if needed.
- The conversion process will then start and after some time a completion message will be seen on the screen.
Once the file conversion procedure completes the user should then move to the import procedure to be followed for importing the files to office 365:
- Open the application on the computer and then click on login.
- Then in the fields that appear the user should enter all the information that is needed.
- Choose the option office 365 restore and click “next” button.
- Search for the file open it and further click “restore.”
- Click on the “start” button in order to start the procedure after some time the successful completion message will appear on the screen.
Other than the automatic transfer of files from yahoo mails to office 365 the user can also use the manual method for doing it the user will have to send all the files and data stored in yahoo one after the other to the office 365 this process is tedious and very much time consuming, therefore, it is not recommended over the automatic procedure.
The content given here contains all the details associated with the process of migration from yahoo mails to office 365 in depth. The user will not be facing any further problems but still if some issue comes up or if the user feels confused then in that case the last and the best option for the user is to get in touch with the team of trained and certified yahoo experts they are available at the yahoo contact number. There is no such issue that cannot be resolved by the experts’ lines are open for the convenience of the users 24*7 the technical team can also be reached for help through emails or live chats.