The Yahoo Mail took quite a bit of guff over the last year to redesign, leaving many email users unhappy. You can switch from Yahoo to Gmail as it provides numerous features and also allows you to easily add other POP3 email accounts that you own.
You can easily transfer your old emails and contacts to Gmail by following the two simple methods.
Method 1 of 2: Steps to Import Contacts in Gmail from Yahoo
Step 1: First, Login to your Gmail account (gmail.com).
Step 2: Click on the gear option on the top right corner, select “Settings”.
Step 3: Select “Accounts and Imports” tab.
Step 4: Click on “Import mail and contacts” as shown in image.
Step 5: A pop up window will appear, type in your email address where you want to import your contacts. Click on “Continue”.
Step 6: Click on “Continue” and proceed to further steps.
Step 7: Now login to your yahoo account.
Step 8: Click on “Agree” button to accept the yahoo terms of service.
Step 9: Now your Authentication process is successfully completed. Just close the window for further proceedings.
I have checked the “Import contacts” option. Click on “Start import” to start importing your contacts.
Step 11: You will get a message saying “Your messages and contacts are being imported”. Click on “OK”.
Step 12: Your yahoo contacts are now imported to Gmail successfully.
Method 2 of 2: Steps to Export Contacts from Yahoo to Gmail
Step 1: Login to your yahoo mail account (yahoo.com).
Step 2: Click on “Contacts” icon on the top left corner.
Step 3: Select “Action” and click on “Export” option from the drop down list.
Step 4: Under the “Export” option, select “Yahoo CSV” and click on “Export Now” button.
Step 5: Select the “Save File” option. Now your CSV file will be saved in your system. Click on “OK” after saving CSV file.
Step 6: Now login to your gmail account.
Step 7: Select “Contacts” under “Gmail” option in the left panel.
Step 8: Select “Import Contacts” from the options given under the “Contacts’ option.
Step 9: Browse your CSV file from your system which you have saved.
Step 10: Select the CSV file from your system and click on “Open”.
Step 11: Now your CSV file is uploaded, click on “Import”.
Step 12: Your Yahoo contacts are imported into Gmail successfully.