Import & receive Hotmail messages in Gmail

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Hotmail was a hottest email web service in the past. If you still have a Hotmail email account with constant stream of incoming emails and prefer to use Gmail on regular basis, then here is a cool trick for you. Recently Hotmail POP3 was enabledfor all, you can use this feature to import and receive Hotmail messages in your Gmail inbox.

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To get started, goto settings option at the top of Gmail inbox and click on ‘Accounts’ tab. Now click on option ‘Add a mail account you own’ next to ‘Get mail from other accounts’. You will get a new window as shown in image.

Add you Hotmail email ID and password including other details like POP server : pop3.live.com, port: 995 and so on. Your Gmail account is now all set upto receive Hotmail messages without you having to login into Hotmail account. No more Hotmail days, Gmail rules. [source]

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  1. Thanks Thanks Thanks, this is something I was looking for from a long long time ago!!! Great news!!!!

  2. H. Maryam says:

    I have tried it again and again. The exact thing which u’ve given here. And yet, it keeps saying that I should contact Microsoft because of authentication failure. I just can’t receive my hotmail messages in gmail!

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