As per my previous article host your private domain into gmail, I have tried to explain that what Google apps for small business is. If you have inspired with Google apps for small business and you have already purchased this service. Then other steps comes that how to import your outlook emails to gmail account (private Domain). Of course I am talking about that scenario in which I assume that you were using Microsoft outlook since long time and now you have shifted your private domain to gmail and now you want to transfer your all past email into gmail. Also I am assuming that your are receiving your current emails from your private domain into gmail inbox. What you need to do to import your outlook emails to gmail?
How to import outlook email to Gmail account
1st step take backup of you emails from outlook. To take a MS outlook backup read How to take backup of your emails?
2nd Step Download Google Apps Migration for Microsoft Outlook, run the installation file to install it.
3rd It will ask you to login to your Google apps account. Log in with your Google apps account then click continue.
4th Next window will ask you to allow access to your account, click accept to allow this application to access your gmail account. After authorization you will receive a message that “Authorization has been successfully granted. Please switch your application”.
5th Next window will ask you to how to migrate your outlook data. The two options will be shown, one is migrate your data directly from outlook and other is from pst file. If you want to migrate directly from outlook you need to keep open ms outlook with the same email id which you want to migrate. For this select outlook from dropdown and on same window choose one option “migrate all data” or “migrate only new data”, click next.
If you want to migrate your emails from pst file, you need take backup of your all outlook emails. To take backup of outlook emails read how to take backup of outlook emails then click next.
The last and final window will ask you to migrate calendar, contact, deleted emails and junk mails if not un-select these. If you do not select “email message” option it will start migrate all data from the beginning. Or if you want to migrate email data of particular date then you can select “email messages” option and date range. Click migrate button to start migration process. It will take some to migrate data depends upon the quantity of emails.