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How to switch from Gmail to Microsoft Outlook?

So, you’ve finally decided that you will move on from Gmail to Microsoft Outlook? Well, sure the decision may have been tough for you, it is the same for most of us, and the transition will seem tougher. However, with the simple utility the Gmail Import Tool available for you, you don’t have to worry about importing your mails and carrying them over to your new mail client. The tool does it all for you…

Here are the steps that you can take in order to import all your mails from Gmail to Microsoft Outlook. The latter’s handy tool will let you complete this task in a jiffy:

  • Go to and click on the ‘Gear’ icon.
  • Select ‘More mail settings’ and the ‘Managing your account’ option will open for you.
  • In this, select ‘Import e-mail accounts’.
  • On the page that will now open, click on the ‘Options’ link.

This page offers you the choices that you can pick from – whether you want to import the e-mails as they were available in folders in Gmail or assign new folders to where they should be imported. Once you have made your choice, start the import process by clicking on ‘Start’.

  • Confirm when asked.
  • Wait for the process to complete. It may take a few minutes.
  • Once the task is done, it will send you a notification on the same.

By following the above mentioned steps you can easily complete the task of switching from Gmail to Microsoft Outlook. Have you tried them already? Keep the steps handy for future reference…

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