Convert OLM into PST
Convert OLM to PST File
There are various email applications that are in being used by people currently. Microsoft has devised Outlook application for various operating systems. Every application works somewhat same except the generation of distinct file formats. For example, Outlook for Mac uses OLM file format and Outlook for Windows use PST file format. Furthermore, one cannot open OLM files in MS Outlook email platform or vice versa. Hence, one must convert OLM files if he/she wants to access it in MS Outlook.
Here is how you must perform any OLM to PST migration manually. First, you must Setup an IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) mail account. IMAP account could be the Email account in Gmail. Once the email account is ready, transfer everything in PST format. Follow the steps given below:
- Click on the Gear button on the top right side.
- Click on Settings to go to the settings page and click on Forwarding and then POP/IMAP.
- Check your IMAP status. If it is disabled, Enable it and click on Save Changes button.
After creating the IMAP mail account, setup Mac Outlook with the IMAP by following the steps given:
- Open Mac Outlook->menu->Tools->Accounts.
- Click on Email and enter the account information consisting of email address, password etc and Click Add Account button.
IMAP mail account is added and you can check the IMAP mail account in the Mail tab list. Now, create a Gmail label to synchronize it to the Mac Outlook by following the below mentioned steps:
- Log in to Gmail account and Click on the Gear button on the top right side.
- Click on Settings to go to the settings page and Click on Create new label button (The label should be shown and the “Show in IMAP box” is checked).
- Update the IMAP mailbox by clicking on the Send/Receive button in Outlook for Mac.
Now, start moving emails from Mac Outlook to IMAP mailbox. Even a little mistake here, could lead to entire OLM to PST migration process failure. Hence, proceed carefully by following the steps mentioned below.
- Open Mac Outlook and Right click on mailbox item that you want to move.
- Click Move > Copy to Folder.
- Type the name of your IMAP folder and click Copy.
After finishing the copy-procedure, update Outlook for Mac by clicking Send/Receive button or by refreshing the folder on Gmail. Now, you can preview all copied emails or other mailbox items synchronized to the IMAP mailbox folder. Drag and drop these files from IMAP to MS Outlook as required. Manual OLM to PST conversion could be a time taking and difficult task to perform. Many a times, data gets corrupt during the conversion process damaging more than doing any good. Hence, OLM to PST conversion software is preferred as it is easy-to-use, interactive and user friendlythe software performs complete OLM migration within minutes. Based on various criteria (From, To, Subject, Received before (date), Received after (date) and Attachment) user can search and convert specific files. The converted OLM files can be saved in PST, IMAP, TXT, DBX, EML, MSG, MBOX, RTF, HTML, and MHTML format to the required location. Additionally, the tool also facilitates users to migrate Mac OLM files to Office 365, email servers or web-based mails in a single attempt. Some of the supported email servers and Web-enabled email services are IBM Domino, MS Exchange Server, Novell GroupWise, and Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, iCloud, Outlook, respectively. Users may download the trial version of OLM to PST converter to get to know its working and behavior in real-time. Once satisfied, users may purchase this OLM converter utility.