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How to Transfer Email from One Gmail Account to Another
First, we need to configure our old Gmail account so that it can transfer old emails to the new Gmail account.
This can be done by using POP (Post Office Protocol) settings.
1.) Log in to your Gmail account.
2.) Click on the gear icon on the top right corner and select Settings.
3.) Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
4.) Under POP download select Enable POP for all mail.
Now under When messages are accessed with POP section select want you want to happen to the emails in the old Gmail, once the new Gmail starts fetching the old ones.
The old emails can be archived, deleted or marked as read.
Hit the Save changes.
How to move old emails to the new Gmail account
First, you need to log in to the new email account in which you want all the old emails to be forwarded.
1.) Now again select the gear icon and select Settings.
2.) Go to the Accounts and Import tab.
3.) Now under Check mail from other accounts select Add a mail account.
4.) Now a new window will open in which you are supposed to enter the email address of your old Gmail account. Hit Next after you have entered the email address.
5.) Now choose the option Import emails from my other account (POP3) and hit Next.
6.) Now check if your username is correct and enter the password of your old Gmail account.
Under the POP Server select the email as pop.gmail.com and the Port number as 995.
Only check the Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail and leave everything as it is.
Now click on Add account.
7.) In the new window, it will ask you Would you also like to be able to send mail as [email protected]? you can choose according to your preference.
It is recommended to choose this option because it will allow you to reply to older emails with the older Gmail account.
If you choose any other option you will have to follow a few steps.
After that, your new Gmail account will retrieve all emails from your old Gmail account.
This may take a while.
How to stop migrating emails from old Gmail account to new
1.) First login into your new Gmail account. Go to Settings.
2.) Under the Accounts and Import, tab goto Check mail from other accounts and hit Delete Account next to your Gmail account.
How to Make Your Gmail Accounts Recognize Each Other
1.) Log in into your new Gmail account.
2.) Under Settings go to Accounts and Import tab.
3.) Under Send mail as choose to Add another email address.
4.) Enter your name and email address. Enter your old email address and hit Next Step.
5.) In the next step, it will ask you to verify your email address by sending a verification code.
A verification code will be sent to your old email address just copy that code and paste it.
Now your old email account will be added in your new email account.
It will now give you two options when replying to a message
Choose any option you want.
The above-listed steps are the easiest way to transfer email from one Gmail account to another.
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