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How To Import Mail into G Suite (formerly Google Apps)

This article will explain how to import email from your Bluehost email accounts to a GSuite (formerly Google Apps) account.

Importing Mail

  1. Log in to your Google Dashboard.
  2. Click on the Data Migrations Icon. 
  3. Click Set Data Migration up.
  4. Configure your source connection settings.

      I Source Connection Settings

    • Migration Source
      • Select the type of source server you are migrating from.
        If you don't know or are unsure, select 'I don't know'.
      • Select the type of items to migrate from your source server.
    • Connection Protocol
      • Select the protocol to use to talk to your source server.
        We recommend that you choose 'Auto Select (Recommended)'.
    • Role Account
      • Enter the email address and password of a role account.
        This is an account on your source server.
        The account is used to verify that your source server may be connected to and
        migration reports may be sent to the account, then click the start button.

      II  Additional Migration Settings

    • Migrate Deleted Email
      • Select the start date for your migration.
        Your email will be migrated from that date to the most recent, starting with the most recent first.
    • Migrate Junk Email
      • Choose migration options, then click select users.
       
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  5. You can a select specific user or upload a CSV (for multi-users purposes)
  6. Click Start to Migration; you will get an Initializing status.
     
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  7. This Data migration dashboard will show you the status of your email during migration. 
     
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