How to forward mails from Yahoo to Gmail

How to forward mails from Yahoo to Gmail
How to forward mails from Yahoo to Gmail
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You can forward all emails sent to your Yahoo address to your Gmail inbox. To set up forwarding you will need a computer and you will need to make sure that the Gmail address you are using is different from the alternate email address set for your Yahoo account.

Steps

Part 1 of 2: set up forwarding from Yahoo

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 1

Step 1. Open your Yahoo Inbox

Go to Yahoo Mail in your computer's web browser. If you are already logged into your account, this will open your inbox.

If you are not yet signed in to your Yahoo account, start by entering your email address followed by your password

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 2

Step 2. Go back to the old version of Yahoo

Unfortunately, the new version of Yahoo's interface doesn't offer any email forwarding option. You can go back to the old version which offers this possibility by following the steps below.

  • Click on Settings in the upper right corner of the page (if you see a purple cogwheel instead, it means you're already using the old version of Yahoo).
  • Select Back to Classic Yahoo! Mail at the bottom left of the menu.
  • Choose Back to Classic Yahoo! Mail at the bottom of the window.
  • Wait for the page to reload.
Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 3

Step 3. Go to settings

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Hover your mouse over the purple cogwheel at the top right of the inbox to display a drop-down menu.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 4

Step 4. Click Settings

This option is at the top of the drop-down menu. Click on it to open the settings window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 5

Step 5. Choose Accounts

The Accounts option is on the left of the settings window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 6

Step 6. Select your Yahoo email address

Click on the Yahoo email address you want to forward to Gmail. It should be at the top of the settings window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 7

Step 7. Look for the View Yahoo! Mail in another location option

You will find it at the bottom of the page.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 8

Step 8. Check the Forward / Forward box

This box is located under the heading Show Yahoo! Mail in another location. Check it to refresh the window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 9

Step 9. Enter your Gmail email address

In the text field under the Display Yahoo! Mail in another location heading, type the email address of the Gmail account you want to forward your Yahoo emails to.

Make sure it's not a Gmail account that you linked to your Yahoo account

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 10

Step 10. Click Verify

It's the blue button to the right of the Gmail address. Yahoo will send a confirmation email to the address provided.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 11

Step 11. Choose Save

It's the button at the bottom right. Click on it to close the settings window.

  • Once done, you can go back to the new version of Yahoo by clicking on the button Upgrade now at the bottom left of the inbox.
Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 12

Step 12. Verify your Gmail address

  • Open your Gmail inbox and sign in if necessary.
  • Open Yahoo email Check your email address (if you can't find it in your inbox, look in the Spam folder).
  • Click on the link Click here in the email.
  • Log in to Yahoo at the command prompt.
  • Click the blue button To verify in the middle of the page.

Part 2 of 2: Receive Forwarded Emails in Gmail

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 13

Step 1. Click on the settings wheel

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You will find it in the upper right corner of the Gmail inbox. Click on it to open a drop-down menu.

Reopen your Gmail inbox if you closed it

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 14

Step 2. Select Settings

This option is in the middle of the drop-down menu. The settings page will open.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 15

Step 3. Go to the Accounts and Import tab

You'll find it at the top of the settings page.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 16

Step 4. Click Add Email Account

This link is located to the right of the Consult other email accounts heading and opens a pop-up window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 17

Step 5. Enter your Yahoo email address

Type your Yahoo email address into the field in the middle of the pop-up window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 18

Step 6. Click Next

This is the button at the bottom right of the window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 19

Step 7. Check the Import emails from my other account (POP3) option

You will find it at the bottom of the window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 20

Step 8. Choose Next

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Step 9. Enter your Yahoo password

Type your Yahoo password into the Password text field at the top of the pop-up window.

Forward Yahoo Mail to Gmail Step 22

Step 10. Select Add Account

This is the button at the bottom right of the window.

  • If you receive an error message saying that POP is a chargeable function, expand the POP server field then click on pop.mail.yahoo.com in the menu that appears. You can then click again on Add an account.
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Step 11. Close the pop-up window

Your Yahoo and Gmail accounts are now configured so that emails from Yahoo are transferred to your Gmail inbox.

  • You will need to refresh your Gmail inbox (or simply click on Mailbox on the left of the page) to display emails from Yahoo.

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