Want to Export Yahoo Mail Folders to Gmail? – Get Verified Solution

Anuraag Singh | Last Modified: May 18th, 2020 | Email Forensics, Updates

This article is about the efficient moving / forwarding of Yahoo mail email data into Gmail account. Here, with the use of some tools, we will safely and securely export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail user account. In addition, we will be discussing the current scenario of transferring Yahoo email to Gmail with methods included in this process. The best way to import Yahoo mail to Gmail is by using efficient tools. Go with the flow of the article and find out methods on how to move Yahoo mail folders to Gmail account.

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A Professional Approach for Transferring Yahoo Email to Gmail

You might have searched for many ways to export Yahoo emails before coming to this article. One thing to mention is that you won’t find any efficient email migration process for Yahoo to Gmail. But here, we have come up with a solution named SysTools Yahoo to Gmail Migration Tool. This software comes up with two sub-tools that safely export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail user account.

We say that saving the data at the cloud is safe. But some situations are monitored where the user failed to safeguard their important data in the cloud. Thus, for a safe side, it is always suggested to keep a backup of the important data at your local end.

In this migration process, the application offers to backup Yahoo email on the hard drive first and then import it to Gmail. This way the Yahoo data is backed at two places in a single process, increasing the safety of data migrated.

Now let’s have a look at the process of Yahoo email migration to Gmail user account.

How to Export Yahoo Mail Folders to Gmail Efficiently?

As mentioned above, this migration technique constitutes two sub-methods that are mentioned below

  1. Backup Yahoo emails to Hard drive
  2. Import Yahoo mail backup to Gmail

Let us discuss each method one by one.

Note: Kindly follow the method as proposed below.

Transfer Yahoo email to PST

Step I: Export Yahoo Mail to PST File Format

For operating this method you need to install SysTools Yahoo Mail Backup at your system. Afterward, run the application and perform the below-mentioned procedure

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Descriptive Procedure to download and save Yahoo email data to PST is driven below:

  • Access tool by entering Yahoo credentials
Login with Yahoo credentials
  • Select PST format
Select PST for to export Yahoo mail folders
  • Browse a location to save Yahoo mail folders backup
select location to save exported Yahoo mail folders
  • Hit on the Start button to begin Yahoo mail folders to PST conversion
Start exporting Yahoo emails to PST file

After the Yahoo mail backup is taken, move to the next method of this migration procedure that is described below

Transfer Yahoo PST file to Gmail

Step II: Transferring Yahoo email to Gmail

After Yahoo backup, install SysTools Outlook to G Suite Migration Tool and run it on your system. Follow the procedure below to safely export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail

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  • Add the backed up PST file to the application
Add Yahoo Backup PST file
  • On the next screen, provide Gmail credentials and authenticate
Authenticate Gmail account
  • Afterward, check Mail option to migrate all Yahoo emails
Check Mail option
  • For selective emails migration, choose Apply Filters option
  • Finally, select Export option to import Yahoo mail to Gmail
Export Yahoo PST file to Gmail

After the process is completed, all your selected Yahoo mail folders with their emails will be transferred to your Gmail account. Now come let us have a review over the manual procedures performed for transferring Yahoo email to Gmail.

Manual Methods to Export Yahoo Mail Folders to Gmail – Quick Review

Till the present, the scenario adapted to migrate emails from Yahoo to Gmail was the inbuilt Import option provided in the Gmail. This option provides to import the emails from Yahoo to Gmail on a regular basis. If anyone wants their Yahoo mail folders downloaded to Gmail can process this scenario following the below-provided steps

  • Access your Gmail account
  • Go to the Gmail Settings option
Gmail Settings option
  • Shift the tab to Accounts and Import
Accounts and Import tab
  • Click on Import mail and contacts option
Import mail and contacts option
  • On the new Window, provide Yahoo ID and proceed
Enter Yahoo credential
  • Click for Continue option and authenticate Yahoo mail login
Click Continue option
  • Click Agree for Shuttle Cloud Migration and afterward, close the window
Agree to export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail
  • Remain options checked and click Start Import option
Click Start import option to import yahoo emails to gmail

After the Gmail Yahoo sync is completed, all Yahoo (Inbox) emails are migrated to Gmail. While this migration process export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail, some situations halt user from opting this method. The reasons for the same are mentioned below

  • The process only imports Yahoo mail to Gmail from the Inbox folder, and the rest is left un-exported.
  • Sometimes, a lot of time is taken for Yahoo Gmail sync, resulting in a delayed migration.

So if you are concerned to merge all Yahoo mail into Gmail, then try SysTools Yahoo to Gmail Migration Tool. You can also try the demo version to get an assumption over the working of this efficient technique.

Also, know the procedures to add Yahoo email to Outlook / Thunderbird

For users to import Yahoo contacts to Gmail can follow down to know the procedure.

How to Export Contacts from Yahoo mail to Gmail?

One way of Yahoo mail contacts to Gmail migration is provided in the above section. Another method for the same includes exporting the Yahoo contacts directly to the local machine. Afterward, import the contact list to Gmail. Now move downside to get your contacts imported to Gmail from the Yahoo mail accounts

Steps to Link mail contacts from Yahoo to Gmail

The method has two phases:

  1. Export yahoo contacts to CSV file format
  2. Import CSV file to Google contacts

#1: Migrate Yahoo mail Contacts to .csv File Format

  1. Get access to your Yahoo mail account
  2. Move to Contacts tab
  3. Click on More (…) option and select Export (CSV)
Yahoo mail contacts export

The yahoo mail contacts will be exported to the excel format.

#2: Import CSV File to Gmail Contacts

  • Open the browser & get access to Google contacts (with your Gmail account)
  • Go to More option in the left pane
Google Contacts Options
  • Click Import option and upload the CSV file from the system
Import Yahoo mail contacts to Gmail option

After this import process is complete, you can view all the Yahoo contacts in your Gmail account.


In this article we have discussed, an efficient mechanism for transferring Yahoo email to Gmail. We have done a quick review over the manual method processed to export Yahoo mail folders to Gmail user account. We have provided a solution to import Yahoo contacts to Gmail contact list. Also, some situations are discussed where the user searches for new ways to merge Yahoo mail to Gmail.

Frequently Asked Questions

How to download Yahoo email folders to Computer?

Simple Steps to Export Yahoo Mail Folders to Computer
Step 1: Install and Run Yahoo Backup Wizard and login with the Yahoo account.
Step 2: Select file format to export Yahoo mail folders.
Step 3: Browse a location to save Yahoo email data.
Step 4: Click on the Start button to export Yahoo mail folders to computer.

What is the easiest way to move Yahoo mailbox emails to Gmail?

If your system has high-speed internet, the easy solution is to import Yahoo mail into Gmail. The process to import Yahoo email is
1. In Gmail, go to Settings >> Accounts and Import >> Import contacts and mails
2. Click on Import Contacts and mail. Provide the credentials and proceed.
3. Click for the Gmailify option and grant the accessibility as directed.
4. Click Next and Click on Start Import
The data from Yahoo mail will be imported to Gmail after the sync between mail accounts is accomplished successfully.

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