Migrate from Google G Suite

How to migrate from Google GSuite?

WorldPosta migration tool will help you to transfer all your Mails, Folders, and subfolders from your GSuite accounts to WorldPosta.

GSuite behavior during migration

GSuite organizes all emails under labels, these labels are treated like folders when you migrate from GSuite. Since more than one label can be applied to an email, the email appears in more than one folder.
When you migrate from GSuite to WorldPosta, it’ll be a duplication of email under different folders, based on the labels of the email in GSuite.
Example: if an email in GSuite has 2 labels, the email will be transferred 3 times, if the email has labels like (Work and Urgent) it’ll be migrated under a folder named Work and another folder named Urgent.
To avoid this, keep the overlapping labels in your Gmail account to a minimum.

Less secure App access:

to make sure that the migration process goes as planned, turn on the access from this link https://myaccount.google.com/lesssecureapps

How to migrate emails from GSuite to WorldPosta?

1. Log in to admin.worldposta.com/
2. On the sidebar, click on Email Migration > Migrations.
3. Click on Add-Migration.
3. fill the form with the required info.

(A) Migration Name: add a name/ title for the migration.
(B)Migration Protocol: Choose the migration protocol (IMAP or POP)
NOTE: WorldPosta currently supports IMAP migration, if you want to perform the POP migration, please contact our support [email protected]
(C) Maximum Connection Limit: the number of maximum connections accepted by the server to perform migration simultaneously for users, if you provide 3 as the maximum connection limit, the process will start in parallel for 3 users.
(E) Exclude Folder List: you can exclude some folder like “Spam” or “Junk” to make the migration process faster, or you can create a folder and move messages that you don’t want to transfer.
(F) Black Out Time: you can set the blackout time to stop migration during a specific time, for example: when your server is overloaded you can pause the migration to avoid any failure.
(G) Time Zone: provide your time zone to determine the time intervals for the migration pausing time.

To add accounts one by one:
1. Click on Add Account
The Add Account Form will appear…

(A) Source User Name: the email address you want to transfer data from. (Required)
Source password: the password of the email you want to transfer data from.(Required)
(B) Server type: choose Gmail to auto-fill the server details.(Required)
(C) Server name: server names varies from service provider to another(Required)

  • Gmail IMAP Incoming mail server: imap.gmail.com

If you don’t know your email service provider’s IMAP server, Contact us
(D) Security: SSL and non-SSL are supported.(Required)
(E) Server port: 993 for SSL (Required)
(F) Destination mail Id: the email address you want to transfer data to. (Required)
(G) Destination password: the password of the email address you want to transfer data to. (Required)
(H) Destination Server: imap.worldposta.com ( Not Required)
(I) Destination Security: SSL with destination port 993( Not Required)
(J) priority: leave it blank. ( Not Required)
(K) Choose Options: you can choose to mark important messages as a flag, or nark starred messages as a flag or Exclude Inbox Mails in case it has more than one Label: ( Not Required) 
(L) Folder Options: choose to migrate all folders or a specific folder.( Not Required)
(M)Include/Exclude Folder List: list all folders to include/ exclude from migration, depending on File Option selected above( Not Required)
(N) Date Range: Select data range to transfer (All emails or specific time period.)( Not Required)
(O)Add Header: choose to include messages header or not.( Not Required)
(P) Max Days: the range of data you want to transfer.( Not Required)
Maz Errors: the maximum number of errors before stopping the migration.

To add bulk accounts:

If you have a big number of users, you can simply download a .CSV File and fill it with the above values, and then upload them as a bulk.

To upload accounts as a bulk:

Simply, click on Upload Bulk Accounts, and upload the .CSV file containing all the data for all of your users.

Click Choose File to upload .CSV file, then click on Add Bulk Accounts.
Start Migration Process
Navigate to Migrate Data page. Ensure that the source passwords are not changed after adding the users for migration. The password should be the same until the entire migration process is completed. You can add multiple migrations from different servers or from the same server for different sets of users to have a phased and planned migration.
You’ll find the list of the migration you added.

Or click on the Migration Name to find more options; Start, Abort, Delete.

1. Click Start link across the migration you have just added to start the migration.
2. The Migration will be scheduled and the status will be ‘In Progress’ for the migration that is currently running.
Note: -You can try to migrate data up to 100 MB per account before payment, after that you can migrate unlimited data.

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