Can I Migrate Zoho Mail to Office 365 Directly – Complete Guide

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 11th, 2024 • 6 Min Read

No more a problem to perform migrate Zoho mail to office 365. So, you can utilize your Zoho mailbox on the Microsoft cloud application.

Mr. Ronan, Assistant Manager had a conversation with Technical Assistant Miss. Bambi is on the way to export Zoho Mail to Office 365 mailbox directly.

Let us check their conversation and know what the issue was exactly and what Miss. Bambi suggested she execute error-free migration.

Conversation Between Technical Expert to Migrate Zoho Mail to office 365 

Miss. Bambi: What exactly problem you are getting?

Mr. Ronan: I work in a firm where we utilize to manage our work on Zoho Mail. Now, our company has come up with a plan for Office 365 business. Therefore, we are planning to migrate our data from Zoho Mail to Office 365 account. As it will be simple for us to accomplish all data at a place. Now, the major problem is that we need to migrate more than 2 GB of data, which covers about 700 mailboxes, calendars, contacts, etc.

Miss. Bambi: Ok! I got your concern. Actually, two ways are available ‘to implement migration, i.e. Manual and Third-party tools. As you want to transfer the bulk of Zoho Mail data to MS Office 365 mailbox. Therefore, I must suggest you go for some third-party software.

Mr. Ronan:  Yes, but there is one more problem, i.e. I don’t know any solution, which can export the bulk of Zoho Mail to the OWA account.

Miss. Bambi: I can understand your problem. Well, there is one solution for you, Zoho Mail Backup from BitRecover.The utility is simple and straightforward to utilize. Moreover, it moves the bulk of your Zoho mail data to the O365 account at once.

Mr. Ronan: Seems good! But how can I believe this utility means like how can I spend on the software without knowing about it. Moreover, my data is essential for me what if it will get vanish after using this tool then, what I will do?

Miss. Bambi: No need to worry! I know this is a concern is of almost every person. As data is the most crucial thing for any firm. You can use the application before spending on it. As it’s the most valuable thing about this utility that one can utilize the demo edition of software to know all its features and working.

Mr. Ronan: That’s a wonderful thing. But how much do I need to pay to utilize its demo edition of the software?

Miss. Bambi: You can utilize the demo version without spending anything. As it is totally free of cost for knowing the software’s functionality.

Mr. Ronan: Is it secure to utilize as free things are Virus-infected?

Miss. Bambi: Yes for sure! It is completely safe to use. Your data will keep in its original form after moving from Zoho to the O365 mailbox.

Mr. Ronan: What’s the restriction of using the demo version of Email Backup Wizard?

Miss. Bambi: The restriction of utilizing free demo is that you can simply migrate 25 data items. If you wish then, I can also even help you step-by-step to import Zoho to Office 365 mailbox.

Mr. Ronan: Yes, It will be supportive for me if you help me throughout the procedure.

Miss. Bambi: Ok sure.

Let us check out the steps to perform data migration from Zoho Mail to Office 365 account.

Advance Solution to Move to Zoho Mail to O365

It is required to enable IMAP access and generate an app password for hassle-free processes.

Enable IMAP Access

  1. Click on the “Gear” icon in Zoho mail.
  2. Choose “IMAP Access” >> “IMAP” and enable it.

Generate App password

  1. In the Zoho Mail account, click on the Security » App Passwords.
  2. And hit the “Generate new password” and put the app name and Generate option
  3. And now use this password rather than the normal password for safe configuration.

Complete Information: Zoho Mail IMAP Settings

  • Firstly, Download and launch the software on your Windows machine.

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  • Secondly, the software comes up with several email backup solutions. Choose Zoho Mail from the list of email sources.


  • Enter credentials of your Zoho Mail account and click on the Login button.


  • Now, the software will start analyzing the folders after entering the credentials.


  • The tool will preview all the folders, along with their message count.


  • Next, from the list of file saving options, choose Office 365.


  • If you need to store messages in its default folder then, check for the option “save messages in a default folder.”


  • Check the option “I am Admin.” if you are an admin. It assistances to execute multiple mailbox mapping.

For utilizing user accounts be confirmed that Application Impersonation and mailbox delegation are permissible.


  • For testing this option, open your Office 365 mailbox and enter credentials.


  • Click on permissions and choose Hygiene Management. After this, click on “+” icon for the addition of Application Impersonation role.

  • Choose ApplicationImpersonation and select Add >> click on the OK button.


  • Select “+” icon for the addition of the admin account members list.


  • Choose the desired member and click on Add button and then, click Ok.

  • Choose the save button after completion of the update, you will get the message of completion after that click on Ok.


  • Add mailbox allocation permission for an administrator. Select Recipients.


  • Click on Mailbox Delegation and select on “+” icon for adding Full Access to Admin. After addition simply click on the Save button.

After this, go back to the tool panel.

  • If you want to change language then, check the change language option.


  • Enter credentials of Office 365 mailbox on utility’s panel.

  • If you need to move selective emails then, check the option of “Use Advance Settings for Selective Backup.”


  • Enter date range along with other required details for specific email backup >> click on the backup button to begin the procedure.


  • After completion of the process, you will have a message of completion on screen.

Mr. Ronan: Wow, amazing Thank you so much! I feel it’s a worthy utility the exact one that I was searching for. “Thank you so much, Miss. Bambi.”

Final Words

In conclusion, their chat comes to end and Mr. Ronan got an accurate solution for Zoho Mail to MS Office 365 Migration. At last, I will only just say that purchase a worthy software after knowing about it as Mr. Ronan did.