Copy Outlook 365 Folder Structure (Exchange)

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I have 2 different exchange accounts, for both I am utilizing Outlook 365.  I am wanting to copy all my folders and their structure from one email address to the other (100+ folders).  Is there an easy way to do this without re-building the entire structure?  

 

Bonus: Is it also possible to move the messages from one exchange account to the other so I can migrate all my messages into one account?

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Add both accounts to outlook and copy between accounts..or export one mailbox to a pst file and import into the other account. From there you can copy over whatever folders you need to your inbox
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If you feel comfortable running some code, this script is probably the best solution for you: https://code.msdn.microsoft.com/office/PowerShell-Merge-mailbox-e769c529

 

You can use it to copy/move items between mailboxes, preserving the folder structure or merging some folders if you prefer.

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I run an organization with about 8-10 employees. I am super organized and they are not. I have a TON of folder and sub-folders in my Outlook 365 account and they are wanting to mimic or copy my structure but it is a ton of folders and it is constantly changing. They want to have that same structure. Is there a way for my folder structure to be copied to their individual Outlook accounts BUT NOT THE EMAILS INSIDE MY FOLDERS? I just want the folder structure to copy and if possible...to maintain and refresh as I change it on my end. Is that something that can be done? @Sarah Thomay 

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Hi @jrcooperlighthouse,

 

you have to wright a VBA script/COM add-in to copy the folder structure.