How to migrate to Hotmail or Gmail

How to migrate to Hotmail or Gmail

Summary: At the end of a job, or after leaving university, your email may not automatically follow you on your next endeavour, but it is possible to ensure they are migrated to another provider.

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    Installing Outlook 2010

    Once you have downloaded Microsoft Office Home and Business 2010, make sure that you only install Outlook 2010. This will reduce any confusion afterwards once we uninstall it.

    You can do this by entering your trial product key that was given to you, accepting the terms and conditions and then click Customise, instead of the Install button.

    Simply click on each element of the install and select Not Available with the exception of Microsoft Outlook, which is what we need.

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    Exchange: get your email settings

    While it is installing, pop into your Live@edu email account or your Google Apps email account and search for the relevant IMAP information.

    For Live@edu users, enter into the Options area and you should find on this main screen POP3/IMAP settings. Click on that and write down this information.

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    Google Apps: get your email settings

    While it is installing, pop into your Live@edu email account or your Google Apps email account and search for the relevant IMAP information.

    For Google Apps users, click the Cog icon and enter Mail settings. Here, select Forwarding and POP/IMAP and make sure that the Enable IMAP option is set. From here, you can also access your Configuration settings which will be needed to set up Outlook later.

Topics: Collaboration, Google, Microsoft

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