Transfer mail in your NIU netmail account to your NIU gmail account




Only mail in the NIU netmail Inbox can be moved.

Transfer your NIU netmail Inbox to your NIU gmail account

Log in to your NIU gmail account at webmail.students.niu.edu

 
log in to webmail.students.niu.edu with your Z-ID and password


In Standard View, click on the gear icon in the upper right corner and choose Settings from the dropdown menu.
In the HTML view, click on Settings.

Under the gear icon, choose Settings

Click on Accounts

Choose the Accounts tab

Choose Add a POP3 mail account you own

Choose Add a POP3 mail account you own

Enter your Z-ID@ oldmail.students.niu.edu and click Next Step

email address is your Z-ID at oldmail.students.niu.edu

Enter your password. Leave all checkboxes unchecked. For POP Server, choose oldmail.students.niu.edu. If that is not listed in the dropdown menu, choose Other and type it in. Click Add Account.

Enter your password. Leave checkboxes unchecked. The POP server is oldmail.students.niu.edu

Choose No and click Finish. DO NOT select Yes, since it will prevent messages you send from being received.

Do not click Yes. Click No.

Gmail will automatically check your NIU account now and move messages into your gmail inbox.

Gmail will move your mail into your new gmail box

Now that your email has been moved, go back to the gear icon and Settings option.

Go back to the gear icon and choose Settings

Click on Accounts

Choose the Accounts tab

Since you have retrieved all your NIU email, choose to delete the account from Gmail so you are not constantly checking your old mail server.

delete the account from gmail