Download, install, and import

4. Start importing data

Finally, you need to select what data to import—your email, contacts, calendar events, or all of the above.

  1. Specify what to import, and whether to import only mail that was sent before or after a particular date (just check each appropriate box). To speed up your import, uncheck Junk mail and Deleted items as you probably don't need any of these messages.

    Importing before or after a particular date? The date you choose is effective as of midnight GMT. Messages are migrated based on the time they were submitted to the Microsoft Exchange server as outgoing messages.

    What gets imported?

    The following data can be imported from the current Microsoft Outlook profile or PST file:

    • Email messages: Messages from all folders in your profile or PST file. You can also opt to migrate Deleted items and Junk email.
    • Contacts: Personal contacts (global contacts are provided by your administrator).
    • Calendars: Events from your all your calendars.
    Note that Microsoft Outlook Notes, journal entries, and tasks are not imported, since these features aren't available in G Suite.


  2. Click Migrate in the wizard to begin importing. If you're importing from a Microsoft Outlook profile rather than a PST file, you might be prompted to log in to your profile.

Now just sit back and let your data import. 


Need help with your migration?
Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?