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Switching to GMail ? Watch these Google tutorials

Google GMail EMailIf you are looking to switch your email address from Yahoo or Hotmail to GMail, here are some Google tutorial movies done by Autodemo to help you migrate easily.

Export contacts from Yahoo to GMail

Import your contacts' information into Gmail

Inform your Yahoo Contacts about your new GMail address

Import Hotmail contacts' information into Gmail account

Inform your Hotmail contacts about your new GMail address

Switch to GMail from other email services - Just enter the domain for the email address you no longer want to use, and click "Help Me Switch". Contains detailed information on migrating to GMail from Yahoo, Hotmail, SBCGlobal, Comcast and .EDU addresses.

You can also use your existing Yahoo or Hotmail email address from GMail. The trick is to customize the 'From:' field of any Gmail message you send so it appears to be from another one of your email addresses. Your outgoing Gmail messages will then display another one of your other email addresses in the 'From:' field (instead of your Gmail address).

* Log in to your Gmail account at
* Click 'Settings' at the top of any Gmail page.
* Open the 'Accounts' tab, and click 'Add another email address.'
* Enter your other email address in the text box, and click 'Next Step.'
* Click 'Send Verification.' An email will be sent to your old account to verify that you entered the correct email address. Follow the instructions in the verification email, and start using your Gmail account to manage all of your email addresses.