How To Migrate Yahoo Mail Folders To Gmail?

If you have important emails on your Yahoo mail account and want to transfer them to your Gmail account, there is one simple way; migrating the mail folder. Even if you choose to switch the Yahoo Mail service with Gmail, you need not lose the emails. Instead, migrate Yahoo mail folders to Gmail account.

Migrate the mail folder

  • Step 1:Open a web browser on your desktop, visit the Yahoo mail webpage, and log in to your Yahoo mail account.
  • Step 2:Next, open a new tab, access the Gmail page, and log in to the account.
  • Step 3:On the Yahoo account page, move all the emails from the other folders to the Inbox because the emails in the other folders do not migrate.
  • Step 4:Now, move to the Gmail account page and click the Gear icon at the top right end.
  • Step 5:Choose Settings from a list of options that appear.
  • Step 6:Click the Accounts and Import tab, navigate to the Import mail and contacts section, and select Import mail and contacts to migrate Yahoo mail folders to Gmail.
  • Step 7:Now, enter the Yahoo email address and click Continue.
  • Step 8:Carefully read the terms & conditions and privacy
  • Step 9:Policy and then click Continue to accept them.
  • Step 10:On the screen that opens next, select Agree to the migration service and the email transfer.
  • Step 11:Many import options will appear in the window. Choose Import contacts to import only the Yahoo contacts, or Import mail to import only emails; still, these options do not import new receiving emails.
  • Step 12:The ‘Import new mail for the next 30 days’ option enables you to import the new emails from the Yahoo account.
  • Step 13:You can even select all the three import options for importing all emails and contacts from the Yahoo account.
  • Step 14:Click the Start Import button to begin the import.
  • Step 15:After migrate Yahoo mail folders to Gmail account, click OK to close the dialog box.