Presentation on theme: "Yahoo Mail to Microsoft Exchange Beginning March 1- 2, 2014"— Presentation transcript:
1 Yahoo Mail to Microsoft Exchange Beginning March 1- 2, 2014 OTA TransitionYahoo Mail to Microsoft ExchangeBeginning March 1- 2, 2014Assembled by: OTA IT Department and Metrica Support
2 Who Will be Affected?Any user, advisor or assistant, that currently has an active otatreas.us addressThe transition will take place between Saturday, March 1, 2014 at midnight and Sunday, March 2, * No s will arrive in the new inbox until the transition.*The otatreas.us system will be unavailable during the transition.Starting on Sunday, March 1,at 6 PM ALL NEW S will be delivered to the new system. Users will still be able to access their old Yahoo! accounts but new s will not be available in Yahoo! interface. To see new messages users MUST log into the new system at
3 Advantages A more secure and convenient email program Stable settingsUser friendly set up and transition50 GBs of User StorageAccessible on Windows, Macs*, and Smart Devices**Standard support will be provided for all OTA and Metrica owned computer systems and peripherals. Private equipment such as: Macs, smart phones, or personally owned PCs will receive minimal support or instructions provided along with a referral to their computer technical support.
4 Format ChangesThe username will change from: to however users will continue to receive s sent to both addresses.Automatic forwarding is prohibited.Compliance with the new security standards is mandatory.programs such as: Microsoft LiveOTA IT Department will now have access to reset passwords and unlock accountsThere will be no POP3 Mail or IMAP setup- The only protocol Exchange supports is Outlook Anywhere
16 The settings should automatically configure No additional mail settings should be needed
17 Users will be prompted initially for their password when accessing the new account for the first time in OutlookThe new account will appear in OutlookThe user can move any messages from the old Inbox to the new one or follow the steps on this link:
18 NOTES:The transition for the users that solely use Yahoo Mail will require the users to give us direct access to their so we can manually setup and move the information to their new mailboxThis is the most convenient way to access their information and insure none of their old messages will be lost.Outlook Users will be able to transfer their saved messages to the new account by copying and dragging the information.The best way to notify your contacts of the new address is to create a mail message and blind copy or BCC all of your contact.All messages will from your old address will continue to be sent to the new address after March 1 and 2, 2014.The steps will be listed on the OTA Webpage under Administrative- Support- Setting up otatreas.us account