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Channing
04-21-2007, 12:15 PM
My mom is trying to break the grasp of AOL, and has finally set up a GMail accout. Is it possible to have AOL mail forwarded to the gmail account? I was looking and I couldnt find an option for that.

thanks


-Steven

Dukiedevil
04-23-2007, 01:23 PM
The easiest way is to go into your gmail account and have it "get" the mail from your other account. When you sign into gmail, at the top there is a "settings" tab. Under Settings, there is an accounts tab. Click on that and you will see instructions on how to add annother e-mail address to your account.

-J

Channing
04-23-2007, 01:31 PM
The easiest way is to go into your gmail account and have it "get" the mail from your other account. When you sign into gmail, at the top there is a "settings" tab. Under Settings, there is an accounts tab. Click on that and you will see instructions on how to add annother e-mail address to your account.

-J

I tried that. It kept telling me it wouldnt accept her AOL address. I think it has something to do with POP3 - but i neither know what that means or how to deal with it.

Dukiedevil
04-23-2007, 03:54 PM
Ahhh right. AOl uses IMAP instead of POP. Gmail won't connect to it. I think you may be out of luck because I don't believe AOL allows any sort of forwarding. There are free software tools you can use to get all of your mail sent to your Gmail account, but they aren't quite as pain free as autoforwarding...