Gmail has a tool to import the content of accounts from other providers like Yahoo, Hotmail or Outlook, from Microsoft and AOL. The ideal resource for those who are going to migrate to the Google service and want to take important emails. In the case of Yahoo Mail, in addition to messages, it is also possible to transfer all contacts.
Check out, in the following step by step, how to import your Yahoo email account into Gmail. The procedure, despite being a little extensive, simple.
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Learn how to import your email and contacts from Yahoo Mail to Gmail Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
Step 1. In the Yahoo email, move all messages to be imported into the inbox. To do this, check the desired items, click "Move" and select "Entry";
Move emails to your inbox and import your Yahoo Mail account into Gmail Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 2. Access Gmail and click on the gear icon in the upper right corner of the page. In the menu that opens, go to "Settings";
Access the Gmail settings Foto: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 3. In the "Accounts and Import" tab, click on "Import messages and contacts";
Import messages and contacts from other providers Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 4. Enter Yahoo email and click "Continue";
Enter your Yahoo Mail email address Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 5. A message informs you that you will need to log in to your Yahoo account. To do this, click on "Continue";
Yahoo Mail login information Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 6. Re-enter the Yahoo email address and click "Next";
Log in to your Yahoo account Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 7. Now, write your password and click "Enter";
Enter your Yahoo password Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 8. You must authorize Gmail access to your Yahoo account. To do this, just click on "Agree";
Allow access to your Yahoo account via Gmail Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 9. A message informing you that the procedure was successful. In this case, just close the window;
Close window to continue Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Step 10. Finally, select the desired data for the import and go to "Start import". Wait a few minutes for your Yahoo messages and contacts to be imported into Gmail.
Select the data you want to import from Yahoo to Gmail Photo: Reproduo / Helito Bijora
Ready. Take advantage of the tips and don't miss messages and contacts when migrating from Yahoo Mail to Gmail.