Introducing the SharePoint Migration Tool

Note: This article discusses a beta release of the Microsoft product, SharePoint Migration Tool. The information in this article is provided as-is and is subject to change without notice.

September 29, 2017

The SharePoint Migration Tool lets you migrate your files from SharePoint on-premises document libraries or your on-premises file shares and easily move them to either SharePoint or OneDrive in Office 365. It is available to all Office 365 users.

Designed to be used for migrations ranging from the smallest set of files to a large scale enterprise migration, the SharePoint Migration Tool will let you bring your information to the cloud and take advantage of the latest collaboration, intelligence, and security solutions with Office 365.

SharePoint Migration Tool

Download and Install the SharePoint Migration Tool

You can download and install the SharePoint Migration Tool using Internet Explorer, Edge or Chrome browser.

Notes: 

  • If you are using the Chrome browser, you need to install the ClickOnce for Google Chrome plug-in before installing the SharePoint Migration Tool.

  • To download and install the plug-in: Using Chrome, go to this site and then click Add to Chrome: ClickOnce for Google Chrome plug-in

  1. To download the tool, go to SharePoint Migration Tool.

  2. Click Install.

  3. Click Yes to allow this app.

    After downloading and installing the SharePoint Migration Tool, read How to use the SharePoint Migration Tool to help you get started.

See also

Planning is the key to a successful data migration to SharePoint Online. The SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT) is a simple command line executable that will scan the contents of your SharePoint farm to help identify any issues with data you plan to migrate to SharePoint Online. The results report points you to articles to help you fix any issues that were discovered. The tool runs in the background without impacting your production environment.

To download the tool, go to: SharePoint Migration Assessment Tool (SMAT)

Related Topics

How the SharePoint Migration Tool works
How to use the SharePoint Migration Tool
Settings
How to format your CSV file for data content migration
Create a user mapping file for data content migration
SharePoint Online and OneDrive Migration Speed
SharePoint Online provided Azure containers and queues for SPO Migration API

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