How to Migrate from Gmail to Microsoft Outlook Easily

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Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

If you are a Hotmail user, then you know that Microsoft has integrated Hotmail with Outlook service. Along with Hotmail to Outlook integration, Microsoft has also made numerous upgrades to its Email service. Now, if you are a Gmail user who wants to know how to migrate from Gmail to Outlook then here is how to guide.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Migration from Gmail to Outlook is possible with Microsoft‘s latest migration tool that imports all your emails from Gmail to Outlook.com.

This latest migration tool uses “OAuth Authorization” to connect to your Gmail account and imports or transfers all your Gmail emails to your Outlook account. The new migration tool is based on IMAP Protocol to import your Gmail emails to Outlook, unlike the previous tool that was based on POP protocol.

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What data will be Imported from Gmail to Outlook in Migration process

As I mentioned before, the new tool has much-improved functionality and very easily imports emails from Gmail to Outlook. Here is what data will be imported to your Outlook account.

  • All your Gmail Emails will be imported.
  • All your Google Contacts will also be imported. You can find the contact list in your Outlook account.
  • Your read Emails will be shown as Read, and unread Emails will be shown as unread.

 Instructions to Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 1: Create or Login to your Outlook account (you can also use your Hotmail and Xbox account to log in).

Step 2: After signing in, click on Gear or Setting icon then on “More mail settings.”

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 3: Now on Settings > Click on “Import email accounts.”

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 4: Now you should see “Choose from where you want to import your account:”.

Step 5: Below that click on “Google” (Gmail and Contacts).

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 6:  Now, click on Start.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 7: Now you’ll be asked to log in to your Gmail account, Login using your Gmail Credentials.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 8: Click on Accept button in the next window.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

Step 9: Now Outlook will import all your Gmail Emails and Contacts.

That’s it! Once the importing process completes you can view all your Gmail emails in your Outlook account.

Note:

  • You can see your Gmail import status on your Outlook account.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

  • If you want to stop the importing process then simply click on Stop Importing.

Migrate from Gmail to Outlook

That’s how you can import all your Gmail emails to Outlook account. You can also use this method to create a backup of your Gmail account.

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