How to Import PST to Office 365 Cloud Platform without Outlook

MS outlook is one of the most used Email Client that is developed my Microsoft. It helps in managing multiple email profiles from the same interface. It stores the complete data including emails, tasks, calendars etc. in PST file format. Now a day’s outlook seems to be the old trend as Microsoft has developed Office 365 cloud based platform. It enables user to access its emails anywhere with having the availability of internet. Because of its easy to use functionality the companies are now preparing their minds to use Office 365 instead of Outlook but don’t want to leave the old data that is in PST file.

Import Outlook .pst files to Office 365 Cloud Platform

Today I am going to discuss the solution of such PST to Office 365 migration problem with that companies can easily migrate to Office 365 with its Old important data of Outlook. Just go through the complete article and follow the mentioned steps to successfully import PST to Office 365.

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There are two possible methods available to migrate PST to Office 365

1). Manual Method that requires high technical skills

2). Third Party PST to Office 365 Migration Tool

Let us discus each of the method one by one

Note: If you are not aware with the Azure Tool and its commands then it is strictly recommended to use the Second method to perform PST to Office 365 Migration.

Method 1: Manual way of performing PST to Office 365 Migration with Azure Tool

Step 1: Share PST file that you want to Migrate in Network

Step 2: Download the Microsoft Azure Tool and install it in your machine.

Step 3   Generate Upload URL and Unique Key.

Step 4:Launch the Azure application and run the command given below:

AzCopy.exe /source:\\SERVER\SHARE /dest:{your unique URL}/SERVER/SHARE /destkey:{your unique key} /S /V:C:\PstLogfile\pst.log

Step 5:Create a Mapping CSV file with the following columns:

Workload: As we are migrating the data in Office 365 i.e. Exchange online so write Exchange in this column.

FilePath: Enter the shared network path that was created in very first step.

Name: In this column enter name of your PST file.

Mailbox: Enter the Email ID of mailbox in which you want to import PST file.

IsArchive: This column only takes True or False. Enter True if you want to Import PST in primary mailbox of Office 365 otherwise enter False.

TargetRootFolder: Enter folder name in which you want to import PST.

Step 6: Now you will only need to map the PST file. For that enter JOB name and then click on Next button. Now click on + icon and upload CSV file that you have created in Step 5.

This will Import the data of PST file to Office 365 account. The method explained above requires high technical skills and hence recommended only if you have technical skills otherwise proceed with Method 2.

Method 2: Third party PST to Office 365 Migration Tool

There are several third party applications available in the market for performing the PST to Office 365 migration but I would like to recommend MailsDaddy PST to Office 365 Migration Tool. This is a standalone tool that performs the migration with 4 simple steps. Best thing about this tool is that no Complex Powershell or Azure commands are required to perform the Migration. Just Follow the Steps mentioned below to perform PST to Office 365 Migration with MailsDaddy PST to Office 365 Migration Tool.

Read More: How To Import PST To Office 365 Manually

Step 1: Download and Install the application in your machine and click on Add File button to browse the PST file that you want to Import in Office 365 user account.

Office 365 Migration Tool Step-1

Step 2:The application will show you the preview of browsed PST file.

Office 365 Migration Tool Step-2

Step 3:Click on Export button and enter your Office 365 Credentials and Hit enter.

Office 365 Migration Tool Step-3

That’s all the Tool will import entire PST file to Office 365 environment.

Some Feature of this PST to Office 365 Migration Tool

  • Easiest way of importing PST to Office 365 Cloud.
  • Import selected mails as well as selected Folder to Office 365 Account.
  • No Powershell or Azure commands required to perform the PST to Office 365 Migration.
  • Maintains the Folder Structure of your PST file.


In this article we have discussed about the best possible approach of migrating PST to Office 365 user account. Let us know if you have any related query regarding the PST to Office 365 Migration.

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