How To: Migrate from Entourage to Outlook for Mac 2011

From Finder, open Microsoft Outlook by clicking Applications, Microsoft Office 2011, Microsoft Outlook.

From Outlook, select File, Import.From the Begin Import box, click the radio button next to “Entourage information from an archive or earlier version” and click the right arrow to continue.

begin import

Select Entourage 2008 (including Web Services Edition) and click the right arrow to continue.

select entourage 2008Everything will be checked by default. Click the right arrow to continue.

click right arrow to continue

Select the top identity, which will be the most recent. Then, select the right arrow to continue.

select identity and click arrow to continue

An informational message will be displayed. Click OK.

click ok on message

Your data will be imported from Exchange. If you see the message Microsoft Outlook wants to use your confidential information stored in “Exchange” in your keychain, click “Always Allow.”

click always allow


When Outlook for Mac 2011 has finished importing your data, you will see the following. Click Finish. Your Northeastern University Exchange email account will now appear in Outlook.

click finish to complete

Other Resources

See article from Macworld magazine: Office 2011: Excel FAQ

See the Microsoft website for Self-Help and Video Tutorials: Office for Mac 2011 Get Started

See the Microsoft website for What’s New: Office for Mac 2011

Updated June 2014