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How to Import OLM to Entourage 2008 Identity within MS User Data(MUD)

Email clients are generally used to send/receive emails and for the purpose of data maintenance. Every email clients work on different platforms supporting different file formats. Hence, it becomes complex while switching from one email client to another. Microsoft launched a Mac-based Outlook email client from 2011, besides Windows Outlook. Hence, it becomes easy to access Outlook email client for the Mac OS users. Now for instance, if a Mac user wants to transfer Outlook data to Entourage, it becomes a tedious process. This is because Mac Outlook supports OLM while Entourage stores data in MBOX file format. Moving the data from OLM to Entourage is a difficult process. Hence, this blog describes both manual and automated method to import OLM to Entourage 2008 identity within MS User Data.

Solution to Import OLM to Entourage 2008

Both the manual and automated solutions are discussed over here. Based on data complexity and other factors, a user can select either of them.

1. Perfect Solution to Import Outlook for Mac

Now, to import the migrated file to Entourage 2008, follow the below-discussed steps,

The above-discussed method is a reliable and user-friendly automated tool which allows to convert OLM into PST, EML, MSG, MBOX and EMLX file format. It is a highly-recommended tool by experts. A user can also use the manual method for the migration process. However, it is a bit tricky due to its complex steps. Also, if there is poor technical knowledge, it is advised to not follow this method.

2. Manual Solution to Import OLM to Entourage

A. Export OLM File from Mac Outlook 2011/2016

B. Configure Gmail ID in Mac Outlook

Note: Ensure that the IMAP settings are enabled for the Gmail account

C. Import OLM File into Configured Gmail ID

D. Configure Gmail in Entourage 2008

Conclusion

This blog describes the various methods to import OLM to Entourage 2008. By reading this blog, a user can opt for either manual or automated way depending on the choice. However, the manual method is quite risky and it requires Mac Outlook 2011 / 2016 installed to perform the process. Hence, it is advised to use to third-party utility named, Mac OLM Converter. It is an independent software and does not require any additional program to be installed. It is capable to convert the OLM file in different file formats. In addition, this tool is compatible with all latest versions of Mac OS X.