How to Import OST to iCloud Mail Account?

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 10th, 2024 • 5 Min Read
Recently, BitRecover support team received a user query i.e., how to import OST to iCloud Mail. However, we have done this first time but this was not a complicated task for us. If you have also faced same type of problem then you have landed on the right webpage.

Here, we will discuss a professional method to upload Outlook OST files to iCloud Mail. After reading this write-up till the end, anyone can easily get OST file data into an iCloud webmail account including emails, contacts, calendars, and other details.

Why Do Users Want to Upload Outlook OST to iCloud?

I have a few crucial orphaned OST files stored on my computer. I want to get all OST file data on my iCloud Mail account. But I don’t know the right solution to move OST to iCloud Mail. I need to complete this task anyhow because I prefer to use only one email account for accessing all email data at once place. Is have a solution available for me then please assist me about it?

– John D’Souza

Expert Reply: Hey John, don’t worry! We are here to assist you regarding your query. We have a professional solution available for resolving your problem. Therefore, you need to follow the instructions mentioned below. After that, you can easily import OST to iCloud Mail. Let’s start now!

Download OST to iCloud Import Tool

BitRecover OST Converter Wizard is an expert-recommended solution to import Exchange / Outlook OST files into iCloud Mail. After receiving your issue, we have tested it multiple times. Each time software provided 100% accurate results without losing any crucial information.

Just download its free trial version to check the software’s working process. As the tool allows to upload of the first 25 items from each OST folder. Even the tool works the same as the professional edition. Therefore, users can get complete satisfaction before investing money.

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How to Import Outlook OST to iCloud Mail?

  1. Run OST to iCloud Import Tool and read working instructions.
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  2. The tool is able to upload OST files from the default storage location of Outlook.
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  3. It also offers dual options for adding orphaned OST files i.e., Select Files or Select Folders.
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  4. Thereafter, you can see OST folders in the software window. Choose required folders and hit on Next button.
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  5. Use filter options to upload only selective data from OST files to iCloud Mail.
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  6. Select IMAP as a saving option from available saving options.
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  7. Enter IMAP credentials of iCloud Mail account i.e., Email Address, App Password, IMAP Host, and IMAP Port No.
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  8. After that, press Convert to start the process to import OST to iCloud Mail. Wait for the completion message.
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  9. After finishing the process. Log in to your iCloud Mail and preview imported emails, contacts, and calendars.
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Enable IMAP & Generate App Password

This is mandatory to enable IMAP for iCloud Mail before uploading OST files into iCloud Mail.

Your default iCloud Mail password will not work, so you need to create app password.

Go to the mentioned link and detailed information about generating app password and enabling IMAP for iCloud –

Know IMAP Credentials

This is also mandatory to enter iCloud Mail IMAP credentials in the software GUI. If you don’t know your IMAP settings then you need to visit website. Thereafter, enter your email address and click on the Find button to get IMAP credentials.

Outlook OST to iCloud Mail Importer Features

  • Import Outlook / Exchange OST to iCloud Mail together with emails, contacts, and calendar details.
  • Upload orphaned OST files to iCloud Mail with email attachments, subject, signature, date and time, inline images, hyperlinks, and all.
  • Compatible with OST files of MS Outlook 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003, 2002, 98, and 97.
  • A fully automated solution that asks only iCloud IMAP credentials and App Password for completion of the process.
  • OST to iCloud Mail Import Tool maintains the original folder hierarchy structure during the process.
  • Advance filter options are helpful if users want to move only filtered data from OST to iCloud account.
  • It is capable to upload OST files from the default profile location even though it also has a manual option for inserting OST files.
  • Users can choose only specific email folders from whole data for importing them into the iCloud webmail account.
  • Users can copy OST emails into default iCloud Mail folders by checking the “Copy to default folders” option from the software window.
  • Exchange OST to iCloud Mail Importer is well suitable to work on both Windows as well as Mac OS-based computers

Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1 – Can I upload 20 OST files to iCloud Mail at once using your software?

A – Yes, there is no limitation to import Outlook OST to iCloud Mail. You can proudly use it to import unlimited files at once.

Q 2 – Is this possible to import Outlook 2021 OST files to iCloud webmail?

A – Yes, the tool is well-suitable with OST files created with Exchange Server and Outlook 2021, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010, and previous editions.

Q 3 – Can I run your software on my new MacBook?

A – Yes, you can use this mentioned application on all MacBook and Windows computers.

Q 4 – Does your software allow to import a 20 GB OST file to iCloud Mail?

A – Yes, of course! But consider one thing also, your 20 GB iCloud Mail quota space should be empty.

End for You

You can follow the above-described steps and guidelines to import OST to iCloud Mail. The main thing is to be considered that IMAP should be enabled. Also, you will need to generate an iCloud Mail app password for third-party applications. After that, you can easily upload OST to iCloud Mail without showing the error or warning message.