Easily Transfer Your Contacts And Mails From Other Email Providers To Gmail

Nowadays, having multiple email accounts through different email service providers is a common thing. Most of the people have multiple web mail accounts such as Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and Hotmail. Mostly, we get them for free to sign up. However, because of some reason, you sign up with an email account having the different service provider. In such cases, the common problem occurs is how to move contacts and mails from one email account to another email account. 

Most of the times, you might give out switching email account because it is time consuming and difficult for transferring all the data. Now, Gmail has introduced a pretty useful feature with which you could simply transfer all contacts and mails from other email service provider to Gmail. By using this helpful newly rolled out feature, there is no longer the anxiety in switching other email accounts to Gmail. You could now easily transfer contacts and mails from other email service supplier to your Gmail, without any inconvenience. 

In addition, Gmail gives an alternative to forward your mails from your old email account up to 30 days. This helps you and gives extra time to check and decide whether gmail is the correct option or not. This latest feature can be used by all the recently created email accounts and it is gradually rolling out to all the existing email accounts.

Go through the following step by step guide that helps you to import contacts and mails from other email service supplier to gmail:

  • Firstly, you have to login to your Gmail account.
  • Go to Settings, it will be situated at top right corner.



  • Now, select the tab Accounts and Import.



  • Go to Import mail and contacts and then click on button named as Import mail and contacts.
  • A pop up window will be displayed. Just enter the account from which you want to import your contacts and mails. Then click on Continue.
  • Now, put in your password of the account that you have selected to import the data. Click Continue.
  • By default, all the available options are selected on the options page. If you want to modify, you could select or deselect any of the options according to your own preferences. Finally, click on Start import button and the transformation of the data will get started.



  • The will inform you that your contacts and messages are being transferred and this process may take sometimes up to 2 days to finish. You have to click on OK button to close warning window. You could check the transfer progress occasionally. To do so, simply go to Setting and then Accounts and Import.