How to import from Apple to Gmail?

Beginning on June 15th, Apple started requiring users to utilize app-specific passwords to access data using third-party apps.

Below you will find the step-by-step instructions on how to import from Apple:

  1.  Navigate to Appleid.apple.com from your web browser and sign in with your Apple ID and Password.
  2. Verify your identity with two-factor authentication.
  3. Under the Security section, select Generate Passwords.
    *If you do not see the option to generate app-specific passwords, you will need to enable two-factor authentication, which is different from two-step verification. Follow the steps under two-factor authentication “Get started.”
  4. Enter a label for the password. Such as “Google Contacts Import”
  5. Copy the app-specific password generated.
  6. Utilize this password for your import into Gmail.

Within Gmail you’ll need to follow these steps and utilize your app-specific password when prompted:

  1. Login to your Gmail account.
  2. Click on the Gear icon on the top right-most side of the Gmail interface and then select “Settings”.
  3. Under Accounts and Import select Import mail and contacts.
  4. Enter your account email address and then select Continue.
  5. Follow the steps on the screen.
  6. Click Start import.