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Route Your Current E Mail Provider Through Gmail

Sign up for a Gmail account 

Setup your Gmail account on your current computer and make it an IMAP account

Here are the instructions from Google depending on the email client ( eg outlook,windows live mail,apple mail) you currently use.

E Mail setup instructions for G Mail 

Pay particular attention to the advanced settings for the ports 

Redirect your current email to Gmail through your isp

This means logging onto for example Bigpond or Adam and redirecting your email address to your Gmail address

You will now have 2 email accounts on your computer your current one and your Gmail

Setup your Gmail account to match the folders for your current account , folders are labels in Gmail

When this is done , go to the folders in your current email account select all the emails in the folder ( ctrlA) and drag them to the corresponding label ( folder ) in Gmail

You can also highlight them all and ( Ctrl C ) and copy them to the label

You will then have moved all your emails to Gmail

 

Sign up for a Gmail account 

Setup your Gmail account on your current computer and make it an IMAP account

Here are the instructions from Google depending on the email client ( eg outlook,windows live mail,apple mail) you currently use.

E Mail setup instructions for G Mail 

Pay particular attention to the advanced settings for the ports 

Redirect your current email to Gmail through your isp

This means logging onto for example Bigpond or Adam and redirecting your email address to your Gmail address

You will now have 2 email accounts on your computer your current one and your Gmail

Setup your Gmail account to match the folders for your current account , folders are labels in Gmail

When this is done , go to the folders in your current email account select all the emails in the folder ( ctrlA) and drag them to the corresponding label ( folder ) in Gmail

You can also highlight them all and ( Ctrl C ) and copy them to the label

You will then have moved all your emails to Gmail 

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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