Tutorial to Transfer Office 365 Subscription to Another Account

Ashwani Tiwari ~ Modified: November 1st, 2021 ~ How to, Office 365 ~ 4 Minutes Reading

Do you have Office 365 subscription plan & you want to transfer Office 365 subscription to another account with emails data? Then you are in the right place. Here we will explain a solution to move Office 365 subscription to another account/tenant with email data.

We all know Microsoft provides multiple Office 365 plans for Home, Business, Enterprise. Every user can choose its plan according to the requirement. Due to professional reasons, users need to upgrade or switch their plans from Office 365 Home to Business or Business to Enterprise. For this, Microsoft provides the facility to transfer the Office 365 subscription.

Hold On! There is no way to transfer old data to a new subscription

After research, we have found Microsoft doesn’t provide any direct solution to move the previous data. So, what about the users who ask – Can I move my Office 365 subscription to another account or tenant with data? So, relax! To get the answer to how to move Office 365 subscription emails data to another account/tenant, just go through this article once.

How to Transfer Office 365 Subscription to Another Account?

Remember, transferring data between two Office 365 subscription through manually is a time taking & complicated process.

You need to follow these steps to move Office 365 subscription to another account / tenant –

Step 1. Purchase the plan where you want to transfer data.

Step 2. Remove your custom domain from the old Office 365 subscription.

Step 3. Set up your custom domain in the new Office 365 subscription.

Step 4. Cancel the old Office 365 subscription plan.

All these given steps are required when you have decided to upgrade or transfer Office 365 subscription to another account. But, the most considerable point is how to transfer user’s data (emails, contacts, calendars, tasks, documents) from one subscription to another tenant to get old emails in a new subscription? So in this upcoming section, we are going to provide a solution for this.

Solution to Move Office 365 Subscription Emails Data to Another Account / Tenant

To perform this task you have to take the help of SysTools Office 365 to Office 365 migration tool. This tool will help you to get back all user’s data in a new subscription. With this tool, you can easily move emails, contacts, tasks, calendars, admin mailbox & user mailboxes. It allows you to transfer Office 365 Home subscription, Personal subscription, Business subscription emails & other data items to another account, subscription, or tenant easily.

After understanding about the tool functionality, let’s check out how it works to move Office 365 subscription to another tenant.

Also read to know: How to perform Microsoft Office 365 tenant to tenant migration step by step. This guide describes the most trusted and reliable way for the same.

Steps to Transfer Emails from One Office 365 Subscription to another Subscription / Account / Tenant

First, Download the software –

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Step 1. Start the software on your machine & select Office 365 as a source & destination to perform this migration task.

Step 2. After that, select a checkbox of email, document, contact, calendar to migration. The tool also provides a Date-based filter, you can migrate only selected data by applying a filter option.

Step 3. Login with source & destination admin account and validate permissions.

Step 4. Now, fetch source users by clicking on Fetch Users button.

Step 5. The software provides the Users Mapping option which allows you to map between Source & Destination users. To do this you have to import CSV file (in which you have maintained source & destination users ID). Browse CSV file & click on the Upload button.

Step 6. Users mapping successfully completed, now click on validate button.

Step 7. Click on Start button to start migration.

Step 8. Migration completed.

After completing all the steps, you will have emails & other data into a new Office 365 subscription account.

Conclusion

It is evident from above that Microsoft offers multiple Office 365 subscription plans. And you can select any plan according to your requirements. But, once you are going to upgrade the plan, there is a need to move old Office 365 subscription data to the new subscription. Unfortunately! There is no direct solution provided by Microsoft for the same. Therefore, in this tutorial, we have provided a solution that will help you to transfer Office 365 subscription data to another account/tenant/subscription.