How to Import AOL Mail to Gmail Account?

Jackson Strong | April 15th, 2023 | Email Migration

“Is it possible to import AOL Mail to Gmail with entire mailbox folders? I had tried with IMAP method but I got only Inbox folder skipping the rest. Kindly share me the workable solution to migrate complete email folders.” – A user from AOL Mail forum

“How do I move email folders from AOL Mail to Gmail account without wasting hours. I am searching for quick and instant way for transferring of emails with attachments.”

– James Andreson

Want to transfer AOL mail to Gmail? If yes, then you came at the right page. At the end of this article you will able to migrate AOL emails to Google Mail without any effort. This article is even for newbies. Anyone with a basic knowledge of computer can be able to move email from AOL Mail into Gmail account within a short frame of time.

Ways to Import Emails from AOL Mail to Gmail

There are two methods to migrate emails from AOL to Gmail. First method is a manual method and the other one is using third party software. You can choose the method that suits best for you. So lets get started.

#1. Copy AOL Mail Folders to Gmail Using Manual Configuration

#2. Using Advik AOL Mail Backup Tool  – Quick Migration

Stay with the article till the end, and you will get to know the different ways to export AOL emails to Gmail account.

How to Transfer Emails from AOL Mail to Gmail Manually?

  1. Login into your Gmail account and click on a gear icon on top right corner.
  2. Click on setting menu.
  3. Click “Import mail and contacts”. If you had already done this, then click “Import from another address”.
  4. Enter your AOL email address under “what account you want to import from?
  5. Enter your AOL mail password under “Enter the Password” and click “Continue”.
  6. Make sure Import contacts and Import emails are selected.
  7. Any messages received in AOL account for a month are automatically copied to Gmail account. Check “Import new mail for next 30 days”.
  8. Optionally, Select “Add label to all Imported mails
  9. Click “Start Import
  10. Click “OK”.

This is how you can manually export AOL Mail to Gmail account.

Limitations: The above method of AOL Mail to Gmail migration is quite lengthy. On the other hand the configuration is complicated as well as time-consuming. It never import the complete Mailbox data from AOL mail to Gmail.

How to Move AOL Mail to Gmail In Seconds?

Advik AOL Backup Tool is a professional application that helps users to export/migrate AOL emails to Gmail account directly. This email migration wizard has a very simple graphical user interface. Hence you need not to be the professional technical person for AOL to Gmail migration.


Note: Make sure to enable Less Secure Apps and Generate One Time Password to use it to Sign into AOL Mail Account. Click here to know how.

Steps to Transfer AOL Mail to Gmail

Step 1. Run software and Enter your AOL login credentials for “Login”

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Step 3. Select mailbox folders that you wish to migrate.

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Step 4. Select “Gmail” as Saving Option from the list.

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Step 5. Enter your Gmail login credentials and click Backup Button.

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Done! The software will soon export complete AOL emails to Gmail account in one fell swoop.

Watch How to Migrate from AOL Mail to Gmail

Why Choose Advik Software?

  • Cloud Migration: Apart from AOL to Gmail migration you can also use this tool to migrate emails from AOL mail to G Suite, Office 365, Windows Live Mail, Yahoo Mail, Rediffmail, etc.
  • Multiple Saving Options: You can also export AOL mails to PST, MSG, EML, EMLX, PDF, MBOX, HTML, MHT, and XPS etc. file formats.
  • Complete Mailbox Migration: This Software migrates the complete Mailbox data. It includes Inbox, Sent Mails, Outbox, Drafts, Spams, Trash, and any other folder created by the user.
  • Selective Migration: You can select single as well as multiple Mailbox folders which you want to migrate from AOL to Gmail account. Apart from this, you can use the advance filter option to migrate selected email messages.
  • Preserve Key Elements: During the process of migration, the tool retains all the key elements of emails such as Cc, Bcc, to, from, date & time stamp, header information, hyperlink, Unicode text, etc.
  • Support all versions of Windows OS: You can use this Software on almost all the versions of Windows like Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista and XP. You can also run this software on both 32-bits as well as 64-bit machines.
  • Free Demo Download: You can download AOL Mail to Gmail Migration tool for free to check the efficiency and the working of this software. Hit the button below to download for free.


Using professional software is a better option to avoid time consumption and lengthy configuration. Hence this software is  an ultimate solution that directly imports AOL Mail to Gmail with ease.


Can I move AOL Mail Inbox folder only?

Yes, the software offers you to choose folder for migration. You can select the mailbox that you want to migrate or convert.

Is it possible to transfer emails of specific months?/

Yes, the utility provides Email Filter option for users who want to move or copy only specific emails. You can apply filters like Date Range, Subject Name, etc.

Can I run AOL Mail to Gmail Migration Tool in Windows 11?

Yes, you can install this software in any version of Windows.