Migrate from UW Office 365 to Personal Account

Last updated: September 22, 2022

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Migrating email from UW Office 365 to a personal email account is a manual process. This guide uses the Outlook email client provided as part of UW Office 365 ProPlus to facilitate the manual migration. If you don’t already have Outlook, you can download it using the link below.

Before migrating email, please review the UW Appropriate Use page and note that while UW Office 365 is HIPAA- and FERPA-compatible, personal email accounts are not.

Change UW email forwarding to a personal email address

Before migrating email, change your UW email forwarding to your personal email address so all new email is sent to your personal email account.

Click here to change your UW email forwarding

Download Outlook as part of Office 365 ProPlus

Click here to download Office 365 ProPlus

Migrate Email

Start by configuring Outlook with your UW Office 365 account and your personal email account.

Click here for instructions on how to add an email account to Outlook

Once both accounts are configured in Outlook, you can copy email folders between the accounts within Outlook to migrate email between the two. Moving folders can be unreliable, so copying folders is strongly recommended.

Outlook for Mac: Before starting this process, please switch off the “new” Mac experience per Microsoft support’s instructions.