New Import Option In Makes It Even Easier For Consumers To Switch From Gmail

Import Gmail To Outlook
Microsoft today announced a new option in that allows consumers to easily switch from Gmail to All you need to do is follow a few simple steps to connect your Gmail account to your account. This will import your Gmail emails into your inbox and, your Google contacts will automatically appear in Also the new tool will even set up your Gmail address as a “send-only” account so you can continue to send email from your address, right from, if you still want to.

How it works:

  • To begin, simply start the process here and sign in with your account. If you want all your mail from Gmail to be copied into a new set of subfolders, click Options and select that option, otherwise click Start.
  • You’ll then need to sign in to Gmail and grant the tool access to your account. Once you OK this, we’ll start copying email into your account and you’ll be navigated back to
  • The mail that’s currently in your inbox will be copied from Gmail. We won’t make any changes to your Gmail account. 
  • Once you start the import process, we’ll send you step-by-step instructions on how to set up email auto-forwarding. This enables your Gmail account to forward all your future email to
  • That’s it, you’re done! The rest, we’ll handle. The import happens in the background, so you can continue using or even log out while it’s happening. Once the import is complete, we’ll send you an email to let you know we’ve finished. 

 You can visit help site for more details.

Source: Outlook

  • Michael-Patrick Richter

    Doesn’t work for me. I don’t have the option…

  • Nham Thien Duong

    Finally, less people getting Scroogled.

  • Marco

    I guess it’s rolled out in batches? The option is not available in my settings. Or is it US only?