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how to export my archived mails from outlook 2011 to 2019 mac RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear Team,

    I am using a mac computer with office 2011 old mails are archived using rules and located in "ON MY COMPUTER" recently i purchase office for mac 2019 with new mac desktop. i would like to know how i can attach these old mails located in "ON MY COMPUTER" to my new mac outlook 2019. please help me i have more than 5 folders and all folders are above 20 GB.

    Regards

    Anish k

    • Moved by Perry-Pan Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:58 AM
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 4:00 AM

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  • Hi Anish,

    Emails stored in “On My Computer” folder should be under folder /users/<username>/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office

    You could also search for .olm files on your Mac. Olm files are archives files.

    Once you find it, we can import it to Outlook for Mac 2019.

    Reference: Import email messages, contacts, and other items into Outlook for Mac

    Regards,

    Perry


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    • Proposed as answer by Perry-Pan Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:48 AM
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:58 AM
  • Dear Perry

    Thank you very much for your reply. i tried to find .olm files not found, now i am manually exporting each archive folder to .olm , i am thinking after that i can import to my new office 2019 mac. A very big time taking process :-)

    • Edited by Anish krishnan Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:11 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Perry-Pan Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:47 AM
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:09 AM
  • Exporting should also work :) If you have other problems about this issue, please feel free to post back.

    Regards,

    Perry


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    • Edited by Perry-Pan Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:46 AM
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:45 AM
  • Hi Anish,

    Here I will provide a brief summary of this post for your information.

     

    [Request/Expectation]

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    Move items located in "ON MY COMPUTER" from Outlook for Mac 2011 to 2016

     

    [Suggestions]

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    Method 1: Emails stored in “On My Computer” folder should be under folder /users/<username>/Library/Group Containers/UBF8T346G9.Office

    You could also search for .olm files on your Mac. Olm files are archives files. Once you find it, we can import it to Outlook for Mac 2019.

    Method 2: Manually exporting each archive folder to .olm 

        

    [Reference Links]

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    Import email messages, contacts, and other items into Outlook for Mac


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    Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:38 AM