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Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

(OP)
I am new to Office 365/Exchange Business Premium/Outlook on Mac and I am not sure how to set it up the way I need.

I am currently managing 5 email accounts on my own domain (web hosting control panel). Each user has pop/imap access with their own username and password.
main-user@mydomain
extra-user1@mydomain
extra-user2@mydomain
extra-user3@mydomain
extra-user4@mydomain

I want to setup my main email account (main-user@mydomain) on Office 365/Exchange and access via Outlook (on Mac, PC, iOS, web, etc) keeping all the devices in sync.

The remaining 4 email accounts need to EITHER stay where they are (on my web hosting control panel with no change) OR move over to my Office 365/Exchange account (without purchasing additional user accounts). The condition for a move to Office 365/Exchange MUST be that each of the 4 users retains a mailbox with pop/imap access (without having admin permissions) that can be accessed from any third party mail apps (non Outlook).

Am I able to keep some emails on my web hosting and just take the main email account over to Office 365/Exchange?
If I move the domain over to Office 365/Exchange I think it will take ALL the email addresses with it and I’m not sure if they can then be setup as I described above.

What are your recommendations for moving my main email address to Office 365/Exchange and ensuing that other 4 users can still use and access their own emails on the same domain?

Any suggestions and setup steps to sort this out would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

RE: Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

Hi there,
Once you change the DNS MX records to point to 365 all email for yourdomain.com will go there. You could probably buy 1 x license and then create shared (no charge) mailboxes for the other accounts.

People often do that if they have for example info@ or sales@ etc.

Remember- It's nice to be important,
but it's important to be nice :)

RE: Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

I forgot to mention that to setup the shared as POP3 or IMAP you need to use the main paid account credentials.

EG. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-...

Remember- It's nice to be important,
but it's important to be nice :)

RE: Office 365/Exchange POP/IMAP access

(OP)
Thanks for your reply.
I managed to get it set up using Groups/Shared folder.
Thanks

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