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Migrate email

  1. In Gmail, enable IMAP access. Click the gear icon and then click See all settings.

  2.  On the Settings page, click Forwarding and POP/IMAP and then Enable IMAP. Save your changes.

  3. If you have two-factor authentication on, you need to generate an App Password
  4. Enable "less secure app access" by going to this URL:


    Once you complete Step 5, you will only have 10 minutes to start your email migration. Try out Steps 6 and 7 before Step 5 to make sure you're familiar with where to go and what to do.

  5. JUST before starting the migration, open a browser logged in with your Google account and go to:
  6. Log into SmarterMail, go to Settings  -> Connectivity -> Mailbox Migration, and click the Migrate button

  7. Click the Gmail icon and UNCHECK Calendars, Contacts, and Tasks. Only Email should be selected.
  8. Enter your email address and password where indicated, and click the Start button