How to Migrate Data from Gmail to Office 365?

Today with the frequent Change in technology the need for more suitable source to save database also increases. Gmail is the email client on which most of the generation depends. It is used by both personal as well as business purposes. Gmail provides the storage of 15 GB which is sufficient for personal use but it seems to be insufficient for business purpose. Now people start searching for better option than Gmail to save their data. Office 365 is cloud based application which gives you sufficient storage to save your database. So in this blog we give you solution to the most asked question how to migrate data from Gmail to office 365. We explain two methods to Migrate Gmail data to Office 365. Let’s start with the Manual method.

Manual Method to Migrate Data from Gmail to Office 365

  1. Open Google takeout by searching Google takeout on Google.
  2. Fill Login credential of Gmail Account which you want to migrate.
  3. Choose your required folder from the list of all the other product open by Google takeout.
  4. Select the file type as zip and archive its size.
  5. Now an archive folder start generating which takes some time.
  6. Once the process is completed a mail sent to your Gmail Account, open the mail and click on download archive to save your Emails in your desktop.

After following all these steps you can save your Gmail database in MBOX format and if you want to export this MBOX files in Office 365 You have to use a third party tool. We explain about this tool later first we explain limitation of Manual Method.

Limitation of Manual Method:-

  1. The archive folder takes lots of time to create, so using Google take out for migrating Gmail data to Office 365 is inefficient.
  2. Loss of data can occur during conversion process.
  3. The method is not easily understandable by Non-Background User.

Besides its limitation Manual method is also useful for exporting Gmail database to Office 365 now we are going to explain another method to Export Gmail Mail to Office 365.

Automated Method:- Gmail to Office 365 Migration Tool

Here we give you best solution to your question how to migrate data from Gmail to Office 365. We explain the third party tool Gmail Backup tool to export Gmail data to Office 365 directly without any delay. Gmail Backup tool overcome all the limitation of manual method. The software is easily understandable by non-technical User. Gmail Backup tool is very efficient in working as it takes very less time to migrate all your data. It facilitate various filters such as Date, to, from, subject and naming combination to save your file in local system. Gmail Backup tool is accessible in all Window version i.e. 10, 8, 7, vista etc. The software export multiple files in just one go as it perform batch migration. While conversion it maintains the HTML properties and Meta formatting of your Emails. Gmail Backup Tool is the direct and easy solution for migrating Gmail accounts to Office 365.


  1. Install and Launch Gmail Backup tool.
  2. Fill your Gmail Id Login detail and click on Login button
  3. The software start showing your Gmail Mail box in left side of the display.
  4. Now choose the destination location as Office 365 for Exporting Gmail Account to Office 365.
  5. Select Mail folders you want to export and apply required filters and hit backup button.
  6. Now the conversion process start showing on your screen.
  7. In the end the software provide you backup report. You can save it in TXT format for future use.


In this Blog we explain both the methods to give answer to your question how to migrate data from Gmail to Office 365. One is the Manual method which is quite a time consuming and the other one is by Gmail Backup Tool. If we see both the method in the view of efficiency, then Gmail Backup tool emerges as the winner.

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