How to Import MSG to Office 365 Account Detailed Guide to Know How to Convert & Import MSG Messages to Office 365 Outlook Account

In the following article the users will let to know how to import MSG file to Office 365 account using a third-party tool and have a guaranteed solution.

Generally, Microsoft Outlook uses PST file format to stores all email messages, tasks, notes, contacts, calendars. However, when it comes to saving single email message, most of the email applications, including Outlook uses MSG file format. All meta properties such as sender, date, subject, etc., related to email are also maintained in MSG file. But, there are some issues due to which a user does not want to continue with MSG file. It is because Outlook MSG files are more prone to corruption, security, compliance and data loss issue. Therefore, whenever, a user receives Outlook MSG file from any business partner, friends, etc., wants to import MSG to Office 365. Now, the question arises how to transfer Outlook emails to Office 365 account. Do not panic, here in this article, a simple and easy-to-use professional solution is discussed without any loss of data.

It becomes difficult for a user to open MSG file in Office 365 account or importing Outlook emails to Office 365. Moreover, there is no direct option available to save MSG file into Office 365 when a user tries to open any MSG file. In addition to this, there is no manual way available that a user can use to access Outlook emails in Office 365 account. Therefore, most of the users are searching for the solution for same. Here, we have discussed most commonly asked queries by the user:

"One of my friends gave me MSG file through the mail that has some important emails in it. However, I came to know about various benefits of accessing Outlook emails in Office 365 account. Moreover, MSG files are not reliable at all. Therefore, searching for a solution for the same. Can anyone suggest me some method to transfer MSG files into Office 365."

Why Import Emails (.msg) from Outlook to Office 365?

• This can help users to import all on-premises emails to cloud without any hassle.

• Saving data on the cloud will render users some additional on-premises storage space.

• In Office 365, it becomes easy for a user to apply document deletion and retention policies. It will delete the data automatically after a specific period.

• Moreover, keeping data on the cloud will increase the availability of data also. In addition, it enhances the accessibility of the desired data over the network.

• It becomes easy for administrator to check all log information of Office 365 account after saving emails in O365

• Apart from all above, MSG file to Office 365 migration will help in protecting data from any data loss and corruption.

After knowing about all such benefits of importing Outlook emails to Office 365, users become more interested in performing MSG to Office 365 migration. As there is no such manual solution available to export Outlook emails to Office 365 account so, it is always advisable to go for some commercial solution.

Solutions to Migrate Outlook Emails to Office 365

To import emails from Outlook to Office 365, there is no direct way. Therefore, it can be possible that a user may face hard time in the whole migration process.

As no manual solution available, so in advance solution, one first export MSG to PST format and after that import PST file into Office 365 account. However, to do the same different commercial solution available that are discussed below in this segment:

MSG to PST Converter

In order to effectively import MSG to Outlook application, a prominent solution is MSG to PST Converter. It is the utility that helps users in converting Outlook MSG file to PST format in batch. Moreover, the tool maintains the integrity and meta properties of data stored in the MSG file. It also allows users to export selective MSG file also to PST format even without MS Outlook installation. To make it clearer, there are some benefits that attract users to use this tool:

• Automatically detect and load Outlook MSG file

• Migrate MSG file to Outlook along with attachments

• Option to preview Outlook emails in multiple styles

• Simple & easy-to-use interface to perform conversion

• It is not necessary to install MS Outlook application

Importing into Office 365 Account

Now, its turn to importing resultant PST file to Office 365 account. To do the same one can go for the Office 365 migration tool i.e. Office 365 Restore. It is a reliable utility with complete PST data migration such as emails, contacts, notes, calendars, etc. One can easily use this tool to import Outlook PST to Office 365 account without any file size limitation. To have a better understanding of the tool, here are some benefits of the tool:

• Maintains data integrity, meta properties & attachments after migration

• Import all PST file data such as emails, contacts, etc., to Office 365 account

• Easy and simple user interface to perform Outlook to Office 365 migration


MSG file is not a reliable file that a user can use to store data. Therefore, after understanding the requirement of users and benefits of migration, we have discussed a complete foolproof manual solution to import MSG to Office 365 account. A user can use this tool and access Outlook emails in Office 365 without any omission.

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