As we await a new update for email migrations, I thought I’d address one of the more common questions I’ve received regarding migrating from Exchange to Google. Specifically, a lot of people have been asking me how to migrate email lists from Outlook to Google. Read More »
Updated at 4:54 PM, May 1st: While ICCSD staff members should expect to receive an email with finalized information later tonight or tomorrow, here’s an update regarding where we’re at with the email transition for those of you who follow the blog: Read More »
Many thanks to South East Junior High teacher librarian and Instructional Design Strategist (Innovation) Chelsea Sims for creating this great Gmail and Google Calendar guide (link below) to help ease the transition from Exchange to Google:
I’ve posted an email migration overview, along with a opens in a new windowmore detailed presentation, explaining the upcoming switch from Exchange email to Google email. Further, you can find instructions for manually migrating emails older than 180 days, or for configuring Outlook to access Google mail. That said, there are still some questions that have come in from users relating to the email migration. For the benefit of all, here are questions and answers: Read More »
ICCSD’s transition to Google email for staff on April 27th is rapidly approaching, and there are steps that you can take to prepare in advance! If you have questions, check out my Email Migration Overview for more info.
The first step you should take, before following any other instructions in this article, is to manually migrate any emails you have that are older than 180 days (by following this link). While this step is optional – you may not want or need access to older email – it should be completed prior to following the instructions below.
Configuring Outlook to Access Google Email
One of the challenges of this transition has been related to terminology. Email, within the ICCSD, has generally been referred to as “Outlook Email”. In actuality, our current email service is Microsoft Exchange, and Outlook is just a software client that most staff use to access email. Here’s the good news: if you like Outlook, you can continue to use it even after we migrate to Google (Gmail)! Read More »