How to migrate to Hotmail or Gmail

How to migrate to Hotmail or Gmail

Summary: At the end of a job, or after leaving university, your email may not automatically follow you on your next endeavour, but it is possible to ensure they are migrated to another provider.

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  • (Credit: Zack Whittaker/ZDNet US)

    In this guide, we will download and re-upload your old email to Hotmail or Gmail. We will also set up rules to make sure that any incoming email to your email address is forwarded to your new email account.

  • (Screenshot by Zack Whittaker/ZDNet US)

    Crucial step: download Outlook 2010

    What is crucial is to install Outlook 2010. You can, however, perform much of this guide on Linux or Mac OS X using Mozilla's Thunderbird or iMail. The vast majority of people are Windows users; if you would rather — find a Windows machine on campus, or use a friend's machine.

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