Admin guide for transitioning from Microsoft 365 to Zoho Mail
When you make a switch from Microsoft 365 to Zoho Mail, you need to setup your organization domain, add users, create groups and configure email policies for your organization. This transition guide will help you to navigate and explore the features of Zoho Mail's Admin Console.Sign Up Now
Get started with Zoho Mail Admin Console
Log into Zoho Mail Admin Console with your super administrator or administrator credentials. Once you have added and verified your domain, you can easily add/import users and groups, set email policies and migrate your organization data from your previous email service provider to Zoho Mail.
What is Admin Console?
The Admin Console in Zoho Mail serves as a control center for administrators to control their organization's email service. You can set up/host your domains, add your organizations, users, and groups, and manage and backup your organization's emails as an administrator.
Who can access Admin Console?
There can be one super administrator (owner) for an organization and multiple administrators and custom administrators. To learn more about each role/privilege click here.
To get yourself familiarized with Zoho Mail Admin Console, you can explore the following topics:
Prominent features you'll enjoy in Zoho Mail Admin Console
Zoho Mail's Admin Console has numerous features that you can manage with ease. The configuration you set in Admin Console determines your organization-wide email experience. Some of the prominent features are:
Seamless onboarding and Email hosting
It can be daunting when you think about setting up your domain with an email service. With Zoho Mail's Admin Console, you can add and verify your domain in four simple steps. Welcome Onboard!
Assisted migration with 24/7 support
Migration from Microsoft 365 to Zoho Mail can be achieved with minimal human intervention. We also provide assisted data migration support upon request. Zoho Mail offers extensive 24x7 customer assistance to help you with your queries. Know more about our assistance.
Subdomain stripping will help you have distinct email addresses for various departments without having to create multiple aliases based on the subdomains. Once you strip the subdomain (i.e., the child domain) from the main domain, all the emails sent to the subdomain will get delivered directly to the main domain. Learn more
Email policies help you define your organization's email preferences (both outgoing and incoming emails). An admin can create multiple email policies with different conditions and then assign them to users and groups. If you do not create a custom policy, Zoho Mail applies the default Business Policy to all users and groups upon creation. Learn more about configuring email policies.
Email forwarding restrictions
You can set up email forwarding restrictions from the Email Policy section in the Admin Console. These settings can be applied to the entire organization. If you wish to configure additional forward restrictions, you can select an individual user in the Users section and create a new outgoing forward restriction. Know more!
Email routing refers to the process by which emails can be sent to other recipients in addition to the original recipient, or even routed to a completely different destination. You can configure the advanced email delivery options according to your requirements, to change the default email delivery behavior. Learn more about email routing.
Spam control is the need of the hour for every organization that uses email. Zoho Mail's Admin Console provides ultimate spam protection using different methods. Phishing and malware detection, spam quarantine, spam process types, sender-based alerts, and allowed/blocked lists are just a few of the spam settings available. Explore the options to secure your organization!
Phishing and malware protection
Anti-phishing is a part of the spam control settings that can save your organization from spoofing and other fraudulent activities. Know more about phishing and malware protection.
Zoho Mail's eDiscovery comprises data retention and backup. You can create, export, and delete multiple holds and investigations whenever the need arises. The backup option allows administrators to recover deleted emails based on the backup policy defined.
Admin reports are an essential part of any organization in which admins can get a consolidated view of the statistics related to their email usage. Explore the different reports in Zoho Mail.
Zoho Mail offers different pricing plans to meet the demands of your organization. You can use the 15-day free trial to try our features before committing to one of our paid plans. If you are having trouble deciding on a plan for your company, we provide a customized mix-and-match plan that will be enabled by Zoho Mail's support team. Check out now!
Comparison between Microsoft's Exchange Admin Center and Zoho Mail Admin Console
If you have been using Microsoft Admin Center, this feature comparison will help you familiarize yourself with Zoho Mail Admin Console and get the most out of Zoho Mail.
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