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Office 365 (Outlook 2013) - Import Tasks from Local Calendar

Important: By February 28, 2017, Office 2013 version Office 365 ProPlus is no longer available for installation with an Office 365 subscription. Microsoft will no longer push any updates to Office 2013 suite of applications - complete details.

This document will provide step-by-step instructions on how to import tasks into Outlook 2013 using a .pst file.

Note: As a part of the transition to Office 365, you will receive a snapshot of tasks from your previous system that will allow you to re-create them in Office 365. Please use these instructions to import locally stored tasks only.

Import tasks into Outlook 2013 using a .pst file.

  1. Select the File tab.

    File Tab

  2. Click Open & Export, then select Import/Export.

    Import and Export Settings

  3. In the Import and Export Wizard window, select Import from another file or location.

    Import Wizard

  4. Select Outlook Data File (.pst) from the list of file types.

    Import a File

  5. Click Browse to navigate and select the .pst file meant for importing tasks.

    Browse to file

  6. Select Replace duplicates with items imported, then click Next.

  7. Replace Duplicates

  8. Expand the Outlook Data File drop-down menu, then select Tasks. Select Include subfolders and Import items into the same folder, then select the correct user account that will store the imported tasks. Click Finish.


  9. Verify the import was successful by checking the user's Task folder.

Keywords:Office 365 archived email Migration .pst o365 Outlook 2013 windows transition post-migration after-migration microsoft subfolders how-to importing   Doc ID:40159
Owner:Ara M.Group:Office 365
Created:2014-05-20 12:39 CSTUpdated:2017-06-21 11:47 CST
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