How to import mail and contacts from hotmail or Yahoo in Gmail

Gmail has new a feature using which you can import mail and contacts from other email provider such as Yahoo or Hotmail account or any other mail accounts.

Logon to your Gmail account.

Click the Import mail & contacts available on the Top of Gmail account.


If Import & mail contacts is not available then click the Settings link available on the right hand side and navigate to Accounts & Import section.


Click the Import mail and contacts button and enter the account from which you want to import. Click continue button.


Enter the password your mail account and click the Continue button.


Mark the required check box for the different options provided such as

  • Import contacts
  • Import mail
  • Import new mail for next 30 days


And click the Start import button. The following message would be displayed. Click OK to close the window.


In Category: GMail, Internet Emails, Technical

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