How to move emails from one Gmail to another

Move emails from one gmail to another

Planning to create a new email id may be because you don’t want to disclose that cool funky email id which you created in your school days on your resume or just your old mailbox is full of spam messages.

Whatever reasons you may have but still you would have some contacts that are important and their mails too. Now if you start forwarding each and every mail than it would take whole day. Don’t worry we have a cool solution to this problem through which you can get all your mails to your new email.

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We will be using some settings from Gmail to achieve our goal and it won’t take more than 5 minutes. To do that, follow the steps below-

Login to your old Gmail account on your PC and go to Settings.

move emails from one Gmail to another gmail

In settings there will be Forwarding and POP/IMAP option click on it. Under Forwarding and POP/IMAP enable Enable POP for all mail (even mail that’s already been downloaded).

move emails from one Gmail to another gmail

Just few options below there will be when messages are accessed with POP select Mark Gmail Copy As Read from the drop down and then click on save changes.

Now login to your new Gmail account to which you want your mails.

Again go to settings > Accounts and Import and then click on Add a mail account adjacent to Check mail from other accounts.  

A new popup window will open. Enter your old email address and click on next.

move emails from one Gmail to another gmail

On next page select Import emails from my other account (POP3) and hit next.

move emails from one Gmail to another gmail

On next page just enter your password of old email and click on add account. On next screen just click yes and then click on add.

That’s it! Now you have all your mails old mails in your new Gmail account. If you stuck in between then let us know in the comment section below.

Jai Singh

Love reading and writing about technology, trying new stuff, and spreading the same in the easiest way possible.

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