Moving Mail from SEAS Email to Gmail@SEAS using Thunderbird

This articles assumes you already a Google@SEAS account and Thunderbird installed. Thunderbird is available in the CETS managed computer labs if you do not have it installed on your computer.

  1. Make sure you have your SEAS Email account set up in Thunderbird.
  2. Set up a second account in Thunderbird for your Gmail@SEAS account.
  3. Once you have both accounts set up, you will see two accounts in your Thunderbird sidebar. They will both display your SEAS email address, but the one with a subfolder called "[Gmail]" is your Gmail@SEAS account.
  4. Move email by dragging and dropping emails or whole folders from your SEAS email to your Gmail@SEAS account. Hold down the "Ctrl" key on your keyboard to copy email rather than moving it. Drag folders onto the "[Gmail]" folder.

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  5. Once you have copied over your email, you can remove either or both accounts by going to the Tools menu, and selecting Account Settings...


Please contact cets@seas.upenn.edu if you have any questions about this article.

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