There are three different methods to move emails from one Gmail to another Gmail account. One can prompt Gmail to fetch email items or use a third-party tool to transfer emails from one Gmail account to another or move them manually using a desktop client such as Outlook. While allowing Gmail to fetch your emails for you, you are bound to lose your email labels, and while moving emails manually, these labels are preserved. Here we are discussing the first method.
A three-step process to transfer emails from one Gmail account to another is shown below in the infographic.
Allowing POP access on your old Gmail account lets the other email clients (that supports POP) access Gmail. If not, then the steps to enable POP on your old Gmail account are listed below:
From the drop-down menu When messages are accessed with POP select the required option:
In this section, we will prompt your new Gmail account to fetch the messages that you want to transfer.
Note: If you have enabled the two-factor authentication, then you need to provide the App password. Otherwise, entering the account password would return the following error:
The app password can easily be generated by clicking on the Account icon (top right of your old account) > Select Manage Your Google Account > the previous step will open up a new window, in this window click on Security (see left pane) > In the Sign in to Google section click on App Passwords > In the first drop-down menu select Mail > In the second drop-down menu select your device (on which you are performing these steps)
Now, to export mailbox items from the old Gmail account to the new Gmail account, proceed as follows:
If you no longer wish to import any further emails from your old account to your new account, then follow the steps mentioned below:
Moving your email items from one account to another is a tricky task. Instead of this, you can think of backing up the data to your system in PST format. To do that, we recommend the Kernel IMAP Backup tool. It supports multiple IMAP servers such as Gmail, G Suite, Amazon WorkMail, AOL, Zimbra, Outlook.com, Office365.com, ZohoMail, and more. It is also convenient to backup IMAP data to PST, EML, MSG, MHT, HTML, DOC, DOCX & PDF formats.
The primary reason for moving email items is the storage issue. Every Google account comes with a free 15 GB storage, but after that, you have to subscribe to a plan. To avoid subscription, you can download the Gmail data as a PST file using the Kernel IMAP Backup tool. These PST files can easily be opened and imported into a desktop client like Outlook.
Moving your emails from Gmail to Gmail is a cumbersome task but can be accomplished in three lengthy manual steps. Alternately, you can backup your Gmail data to Computer. To do this, we highly recommend the Kernel IMAP Backup tool as it only requires the login credentials of the account that you would like to backup.