Gmail adds option to import other accounts

by admin May 14, 2009 at 6:08 pm

Google continues to make grab for information

Users of Google’s increasingly popular Gmail webmail service will be able to import mail from other email accounts, including Hotmail, AOL and Yahoo.

A rolling change being pushed through to the millions of Gmail users, allowing them to import the email they have in other accounts, in order to put all of their mail in one place.

“Gmail users can be a passionate bunch,” a post on the Gmail blog suggests. “Many of us have, at one time or another, encouraged or cajoled friends and family to join us But switching email accounts can be pretty painful.

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