Easy Way to Import Gmail Archive to Gmail/G Suite/another Google Account

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Today, email backup and email conversion is the most necessary task of almost every user. There are a number of email services in the online market and Gmail is the thoroughly used free email service. Google offers free service that is called Google Takeout which allows the user to create a backup of Google apps. But due to few conditions or reasons, many users are seeking a solution to import Google Takeout to another Google account. So, in this blog, we will discuss the direct way to import Gmail Archive to Gmail or G Suite. Before proceeding further, first, let us know how to take a backup of Gmail emails using Google Takeout service.

How to Create Backup of Gmail Account with Google Takeout?


First of all, open this URL https://takeout.google.com/ and sign in to your Gmail/G suite account.

Step 1. Press on Deselect all and click Gmail Mail.

Step 2. Now click on the Next step.

Step 3. After that, from the Delivery Method option, “Send download link via email”.

Step 4. Choose .zip from the .zip and .tgz File type.

Step 5. Select 1 GB, 2 GB, 4 GB, 10 GB or 50 GB Archive size as per your need. Its default size is 2 GB. Then, click on the Create Archive button.

Step 6. Archive procedure will start. It will take hours to complete the process.

Step 7. When it is complete, you will receive on your Gmail account. Click on the Download archive to download the Gmail data.

This is the complete process to create Gmail emails backup. After downloading the archive all the email data stored in ZIP file. Right click on the .zip file and extract the file. Now, a Takeout folder is created, here press on the Mail folder and Google Takeout archive MBOX file includes all the Gmail label’s and Mail folder into one MBOX file that name is “All mail including Spam and Trash.mbox”.

How to Import Gmail Archive to Gmail or another Google Account?


Initially, we want to clear the think that Gmail does not give any option to upload, import Google Takeout to new account. In that situation, you should try a direct solution – MBOX to Gmail Migration Tool to directly import Gmail archive to Gmail or G Suite account with all emails, and attachments. This tool is completely trouble-free and comes with easy to use GUI. With the help of the software, you are able to import multiple Google archive MBOX files to Gmail account in a single process without losing any details.

How to Import Google Archive to New Account?


Step 1. Download and Run Gmail Archive to Gmail software on your Windows screen.

Step 2. Click on Add File(s) or Add Folder button to upload Gmail archive files for moving into another Gmail account.

Step 3. After importing Google Archive files into the software, click on Next to continue.

Step 4. Now, the software provides two different options to upload Gmail Archive to Gmail account: 1. save all Gmail Archive files to single Gmail/G Suite account, and 2. save each Gmail Archive file to separate Gmail/G Suite account. Select any one option between them and click on Next to Continue.

Step 5(a). If you choose Import all Google Archive files in a single Gmail account, then enter the login details of your Gmail account and click on Export to start the Gmail archive to Gmail process.

Step 5(b). If you choose Import each Google Archive file in different Gmail account, then enter the login credentials of every Gmail account for every Google archive MBOX mailbox and hit on Export button to start the process.

Step 6. Now, view the live conversion progress with the File Path, File Size, Items, Time Duration, and Status.

Step 7. When the process finishes, a message will show i.e. Conversion Completed. Then press on the OK to accomplish the process.

Final Words

In the above blog post, we discussed how to take a backup of Gmail account using Google Takeout service and how to import Google Archive MBOX file to the new Gmail account. Here we suggested the professional Gmail Archive to Gmail Migration Tool that provides a direct option to upload Google archive to a new account or Gmail/G suite account.