If you are graduating, already graduated, or just want to move your emails from your Georgia Tech email account to your personal email account and you appear as a "former" student, it has never been easier! Please follow the process outlined below to move your emails from the Georgia Tech email account to the personal email account such as Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook.com/Hotmail, etc.:
*To check your current status (Former/Current Student or Employee) you can contact the Technology Support Center at 404.894.7173
- Create a folder in your Georgia Tech email, example “Archives”. Now move all the emails in your inbox in your Georgia Tech email to the newly created Archives folder.
- Locate and double click on the Outlook Client, which will open up a screen as shown below if it is not already configured.
- Without changing the default setting, enter the following information:
- Under the Name Field, enter your first and last name
- Under the email section, enter your: GTAccount@gatech.edu
- Under the password, enter your GT Account Password, re-verify in the next box
- Click Next, allow time for the process to authenticate.
- Once the above process is complete, click finish.
- Now add your personal email account in the Outlook Client using the above outlined process, for example, your Google account, Yahoo, Outlook.com/Hotmail, etc.
- For this step, under the email section, enter your personal email i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org
- Once you have your two accounts set-up in the Outlook client, close and re-open the Outlook client.
- To move your emails from your GT mailbox to your personal account, left click and hold down on the folder you created earlier in this process i.e “Archives folder”, drag and drop the folder in the personal email Account in the Outlook Client.
NOTE: You can also move the individual emails from one account to another in Outlook client by using the drag and drop process as described in the folder drag and drop method.
You have successfully moved your emails from one account to another!!!