How to Backup G Suite to MS Outlook PST?

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G Suite to Outlook Migration easily – Full Disclosure


There are several users who are hunting for the solution to migrate G Suite to Outlook. In this write-up, we are going to disclose two solutions – manual and automated solutions that help users to perform the migration.

G Suite or Google Apps is a suite provided by Google for using its services like Google +, Hangouts, drive, documents, etc. It is a cloud-based email service which is utilized mostly by business users for communication purpose and helps users to save their data into Google drive. But when users want to access G Suite emails to their desktop, they need to migrate Google Apps to Outlook. Outlook, which is the most renowned email application for Windows users provided by Microsoft. It is available with MS Office Suite and the latest version of Outlook is 2019 which offers multiple attractive features to users.

Before we move to the techniques to export G Suite emails to Outlook 2019, let us know some of the reasons why people are moving towards MS Outlook.

  • To access G Suite emails to desktop client
  • To save a backup of G Suite database locally on the system
  • Outlook is a user-friendly and simple email application
  • Outlook provides full security to user database by its spam filters
  • Outlook can be easily accessible on various applications and devices
  • Multiple email accounts are simply configured to MS Outlook without any issues

Techniques for adding Google Apps Email to Outlook 2016

There are various possible ways by which G Suite to Outlook conversion can be done. Among them, we are discussing two methods here so that users may find the right solution for them.

Technique 1. G Suite to MS Outlook 2019 Migration using automated Tool

Softaken G Suite to Outlook Migration Tool is designed with the purpose for adding Google Apps Emails to Outlook. The application allows selective or complete mailbox export into Outlook with a few simplified clicks. The tool supports latest and former versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 10, 7, XP, Vista, etc.

Step 1: Install the application on your Windows machine

Step 2: Insert Google Apps username and password

Signin G suite account

Step 3: Choose all folders or particular folder of G Suite account

Step 4: Select PST in Export options

Step 5: Click on the Browse button and provide any location to save the emails. Now, click Process Now to start the process.

Provide output location

Technique 2. Configure Google Apps Emails in MS Outlook

  • Open Outlook application
  • Go to the File menu and click on Add account option
  • An account setup page will open, enter details like name, email id, and password
  • Hit the Next button and click Finish
  • Outlook is configured with Google Mail and emails are visible in MS Outlook
  • Go to File menu > Open and Export and then select Import/Export to migrate Google Apps to Outlook
  • Choose Export to a file option and click Next
  • Select Outlook data file (.pst) and click Next
  • Select the Google account and include folders & subfolders
  • Browse the output location where PST file is stored and click Finish
  • Navigate to the location to confirm PST is present or not

Limitations of manual technique

  • Time consuming and lengthy process
  • Data loss issues
  • Needs technical expertise

If you are facing issues with manual method, then go to the automated tool which generates safe results in the shortest possible time period. Plus, the working of this application is easy so that a user from the non-technical background can easily use it.

The Bottom Line

Switching from one platform to another needs data migration and it becomes tough for users to migrate the data with safety and less possible time period. To perform Google Apps to Outlook migration, users can pick manual method or automated utility as per their choices.