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Overview

AOL is generally known as America Online is an international media business firm. AOL Mail is a web based (webmail) service provided to USA region user. In July 2015, it was Verizon Communication acquired AOL. AOL Mail is a popular email application in American user, but sometime user faces downtime issues & unable to access their AOL account. Most of the organizations also looking to migrate on some other email application like Office 365 which is reliable from corporate point of view. In the below section, reasons to migrate AOL to Office 365, are discussed.

Why to Move AOL Email to Office 365?

On the basis of discussions in technical forums, we found that users are asking frequently about the direct solution which could help them to migrate from AOL to Office 365 or help them to forward AOL mails to Office 365 easily. Following primary reasons are listed for migration.

  • The main reason of switching is inaccessibility of AOL mail account at any time. Users are frequently facing the downtime problem due to which sometime they are unable to access their important AOL mail data.
  • In corporate or business firms people are giving priority to business solutions that could assure maximum availability & hence they are switching to Microsoft Office 365 instead of AOL, as it provides professional features than AOL.
  • Office 365 is more reliable from security point of view.
  • Configuration of to connect AOL to Office 365 is not so easy. It is going to be hectic and time consuming while performing the process.
  • Or if you want to migrate AOL to Office 365 then contact on AOL Technical Support Phone Number: +1-855-707-0676

Manual Steps to Export AOL to Office 365

Since AOL is web based email application, therefore to forward AOL mail to Office 365 anyone needs to move with Outlook Web Access which is also a web based email application provided by Microsoft. Now, to import emails, a user need to proceed with following steps given below:

Step 1: First Sign in to OWA (Outlook Web Access) of your Office 365 account.

Step 2: Now, click the gear icon then click Options button.

Step 3: In Options Window, hit the Accounts option, then in order to connect to an external account, click on the Connected Accounts.

Step 4: Now, type your email address and password in the credential field and click the Next button.

Step 5: OWA automatically try to figure out the server type whether it is POP3 or IMAP server. If server is not detected then you will encounter following error message.

Step 6: Click on OK button and manually setup IMAP or POP3 connection to your account by providing your email id & password as shown below:

Step 7: After that, click on Server option and provide all the required field then click on Save button.

After following the above steps OWA automatically download the whole content from your IMAP mailbox in background. To figure out the status of your connected AOL account, go back to “Accounts” then “Connected Accounts”. Now all your new message will start receiving in Office 365 mailbox. Congratulations, AOL to Office 365 migration is completed.


Limitations of the Manual Process

The shortcomings of the manual procedure to migrate AOL to Office 365 is that the users without technical knowledge of the configuration of mail clients would not be able to perform this procedure because this method require IMAP/ POP3 to be configured. To overcome such limitations, a user can call AOL helpline number and get our technical services. In market there is no such direct solution is given for AOL to Office 365 migration, by utilizing our services user would be able to perform the same with a super ease.


Bottom Line

AOL users are frequently facing server down issues and thus move AOL mail to Office 365. The manual steps for the migration is not so user friendly. Therefore, we are providing our technical services to migrate from AOL to Office 365. Other than the migration we also provide customizable services which allow you to migrate according to your requirement. For example if you want to remove all AOL mail from the server after migration, we help you to delete emails in bulk. Other than that we also provide custom date range migration of your AOL emails to Office 365 account with much ease.