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Deskmail Bulk Migration Toolkit: Training & Help Resources

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When planning and coordinating your unit’s migration from Deskmail, you may find the following training and help resources useful. Use as is or adapt for your purposes.

These materials were created and successfully utilized by UW Medicine for their migration from Deskmail to Exchange Online/Office 365 and are openly shared with the UW community.

Sample migration checklist

Office 365 Email Prep and Conversion Checklist Template

Videos

File Name Help Topics
Export_Contacts_Alpine Email, Migration Prep
Import_Contacts_OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Initial_Setup_OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Navigating_OWA Calendaring, Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Update_Directory_GAL Calendaring, Email, Migration Prep, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Using_Email_OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration

 

Job aids & quick reference

File Name Help Topics
Add Shared Email Address Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Android Setup Calendaring, Email, Post Migration, Smartphones
Change Email Forwarding to Office 365 Email
Contacts Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client
Contacts_OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Contact Lists Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client
Contact Lists OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Creating Calendar Events OWA Calendaring, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Export Contacts Alpine Email, Migration Prep
Export Contacts Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Migration Prep, Outlook Desktop Client
Focused Inbox Android Email, Post Migration, Smartphones
Focused Inbox iPhone Email, Post Migration, Smartphones
Focused Inbox OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Import Contacts Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Import Contacts OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Initial Setup Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Initial Setup OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
iPhone Setup Calendaring, Email, Post Migration, Smartphones
Junk Email OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Managing Office 365 Shared Calendar Permission Groups Post Migration
Managing Office 365 Shared NetID Endorsement Groups Post Migration
Meeting Invites Outlook Desktop 2010 Calendaring, Outlook Desktop Client
Meeting Invites OWA Calendaring, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Navigating Outlook Desktop 2010 Calendaring, Email, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Navigating OWA Calendaring, Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Opening Shared Calendars Outlook_Desktop_2010 Calendaring, Outlook Desktop Client
Opening Shared Calendars OWA Calendaring, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Set Up AutoReply Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client
Set Up AutoReply OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA)
Set Up Signature Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Set Up Signature OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Setting Calendar Permissions Outlook Desktop 2010 Calendaring, Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Setting Calendar Permissions OWA Calendaring, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Post Migration
Update Directory GAL Calendaring, Email, Migration Prep, Outlook Web Access (OWA), Outlook Desktop Client, Post Migration
Using Email Outlook Desktop 2010 Email, Outlook Desktop Client
Using Email OWA Email, Outlook Web Access (OWA)

Other available resources

You may also find the following resources helpful:

  1. UW IT – Office 365 Email (aka Exchange Online) Tips and Tricks: This includes topics such as “Known Issues” as well as “Best Practices”
  2. Microsoft Outlook Version 2010 Quick Start Guide: Instructions for using basic features of Outlook 2010 email, calendars, contacts, and tasks
  3. Microsoft Outlook Version 2013 Quick Start Guide: Instructions for using basic features of Outlook 2013 email, calendars, contacts, and tasks
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