Migrating address book, mails from AOL to Gmail and set forward on AOL mail.

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Hi

One of my friend has an internet account with AOL and also has an email account
Now he would like to move from AOL to GMAIL and now we have created a new Gmail account.
Firstly, I want to migrate all the email from AOL to Gmail
Secondly the address book from AOL to Gmail
Thirdly, set a forward on AOL email with Gmail address so that any one sends email to AOL, it is forwarded to Gmail.

Please let me know how to achieve this and any tutorials will be great.
Many thanks
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To Import emails
If you want to import emails and contacts into Gmail for yourself, here are the steps to follow:
     Sign in to Gmail
    Click the gear icon in the top right-hand corner of your inbox, then select Settings.
    Under the Accounts and Import tab, click the Import mail and contacts link.
    It will open a box where you can type your AOL address and will be prompted for a password
    This will start a setup flow. After you finish, it may take some time for it to import, but you can check the status of your import by going back to the Accounts and Import tab on the Settings page.


Import, restore, or back up contacts

From Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, AOL, and other email providers
Import, restore, or back up contacts

To setup forwarding in AOL

Open the AOL application on your computer. Enter your AOL user name and password and click the "Sign In" button.

Click the "Settings" link and select the "General Settings" option.

Click the "Forwarding" option.

Click the dot located to the left of the "Forward a copy of incoming mail to:" option.

Enter the full email address to which you want to forward a copy of your AOL Mail.

Click the "Save Changes" button to complete the setup of your AOL Mail forwarding.
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Hi,

1. Migrate AOL Email to Gmail

To transfer emails from your AOL account to Gmail you can either choose manual or automated solution according to your preference. In case of the manual method, you can get the direct solution without pay much money. But it has some limitations like time-consuming, lengthy process, etc. To overcome these difficulties you can opt software applications. So here I will provide one article link which helps you to get your solution in different ways including manual and automated.

Click: https://mailboxreader.wordpress.com/2018/04/26/aol-to-gmail-migration-steps/

2. Address book from AOL to Gmail

You can export contacts and emails together using the “Import” option in Gmail account. For further information regarding the same please refer the following link:

http://blog.systoolsgroup.com/export-contacts-from-aol-to-gmail/

3. Forward Incoming Mails to Gmail

To get ideas to forward AOL incoming mails to Gmail you can refer the following link:

https://classroom.synonym.com/forward-incoming-emails-aol-14400.html

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