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Step 1

Sign up for If you already have a Microsoft account that you use with Windows, OneDrive, or Xbox, simply create an alias.

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Step 2

The import wizard will migrate your existing email messages, connect to your Gmail contacts, and walk you through the steps to forward incoming Gmail messages to Before you run the import wizard, you might want to adjust your labels in Gmail.

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