but since I already have a broadband connection, I’d like to change
over to a Gmail account. Is it possible to move all my addresses and
messages from AOL to Gmail?
Extracting your digital life from your old e-mail account has gotten a lot easier. In the spring,
introduced a feature — made possible by the TrueSwitch e-mail switching
service — that lets you import your address book and old messages from
several other mail services into a new Gmail account.
First, sign up for a Gmail account (
if you haven’t done so. Once you have created an account and have your
new mailbox on screen, click the Settings link at the top of the Gmail
on the Accounts and Import tab and then click on the “Import mail and
contacts” button. A new window opens, asking you to type in the e-mail
address you want to bring into your new Gmail account.
Once you type in your AOL e-mail address