Migration Process

Migration

*It means to transfer the data from the old email to the new email one if it exists.

– You can access it from the dashboard and choose Migration.

 

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-To make new migration, click on the plus icon at the right-top corner. 

 

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-Enter the migration name and then click on “Next”.

 

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– You will be redirected to the following page where you can choose to migrate only one account by filling this form with the needed source and destination info.

*Source: The Old Email Info.

*Destination: WorldPosta Email Info.

 

-Or to click on “Accounts” at the top of the page beside Migrations and choose to download a sample where you have to fill all the emails source and destination info that you want to migrate as a bulk, then click on upload bulk, and browse the filled sample sheet.

 

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Here we will go through filling the form for only one account which will be the same list of info as for the bulk.

-Click back on the plus icon at the top right corner.

Fill the below form:

 

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The Source info:

Assuming we are migrating from Gmail to WorldPosta, so here you will have to fill the information related to your Gmail.
User Name: your Gmail address
Password: your Gmail Password
Server Type: Gmail

Notes:
-For different server types, you will have to enter your Server name:
 Fill in this field with your IMAP server name.
 If you don’t remember your server name you can try:
 IMAP.YourDomain
 mail.YourDomain
 Or try to change the security from none to SSL and vice versa.

-You can migrate all folders in the folder option or choose to exclude some folders or exclude the inbox folder.

 

– Then click on “Validate Credentials”.

 

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-You will notice an X mark beside your source info and a message at the top indicating that you should allow your Gmail to allow less-secured application access.

 

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-Click on here, beside the message at the top.

-You will be redirected to log in to your Gmail. 

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-You will have to turn on the “less secure app access” option by clicking on the below shown button:

 

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-Open your Gmail, you will receive a security alert email.

-Click on Check activity, then on the next redirected page click on “Yes, it was me”.

 

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-Get back to the main migration form and click on “Validate Credentials” again, and you will notice that the red X beside your source info turned into a green checkmark.  

 

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Destination info:

-Here we will fill the form with WorldPosta email details.

 

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Email: The new email on WorldPosta
Password: The password on WorldPosta
Server name: WorldPosta
Date Range: Choose the date for the emails you want to transfer during the migration.

-You will have to enter your data then click on Validate Credentials to validate your destination info and get the green checkmark.

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-Click on Save to proceed with the migration or save and new to create a new migration.

 

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*You will notice in the below image, your migration destination, source and status listed, and a start button at the right corner to start the migration.  

Select the migration and then click on Start.

-A confirmation pop-up will open, click Start.

 

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-The migration process will start and you will notice that the migration status will be changed to in process.

 

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-And the count for the total transmitted emails will start under the “Total” column.

 

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*Open your WorldPosta email and check for the transmitted emails and you will notice that the number beside the “inbox” will start counting up as emails add up.

 

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-At the end of the process, the status will turn to be Completed.

 

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Logs

*Here you can see the actions taken by your account regarding the migration process.

 

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