How to Export Gmail Email to Opera Mail?

October 11th, 2021 ~ Gmail Tips, Opera Tips ~ 4 Minutes Reading

It is not a child’s play to export Gmail Email to opera mail, thus, to make your task easier we have come up with this blog.

So, this article is for all users who are willing to Export Gmail Email to opera mail? Are you working on Gmail and want to convert Gmail Account? If yes, then this post will provide you with the best manual way to migrate from Gmail Email to opera Mail.

As we all know, Gmail is a renowned webmail application from Google which provides its services for free. You can easily send and receive emails from Gmail. Half of the users use Gmail because of its user-friendly interface. A few more unique features that help make it one of the most popular email clients.

But still, the user wants to save the Gmail email as a backup to another email client. Users do not want to lose data at any cost. Therefore, they export emails from Gmail to Opera Mail.

On the other hand, Opera Mail is the email and news client built by Opera Software. Which is available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

If you are already using opera, first you have checked the latest version 12.0. If you use an earlier version, you risk having all of your Gmail labeled as spam by Opera’s spam filter.

Note: Since it was discontinued in 2016, but you still want to export Gmail email to Opera Mail, it’s a good idea. You do not need to create an account in Opera Mail. It gives you an ID confirmation facility. First, you confirm your Gmail ID in Opera Mail and easily migrate your Gmail emails to Opera Mail.

So, without wasting your time, let’s start the topic to convert your Gmail Emails to Opera Mail…

Manual Way to Export Gmail Email to Opera Mail

There are 2 ways to transfer your Emails from Gmail to Opera Mail manually.

Export Emails from Gmail to Opera Mail

  1. Go to Gmail >> click setting gear option to the upper right corner and choose the All setting option.
  2. Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP >> mark Enable IMAP option.

    setting to export gmail to opera mail

# 1 Method to Import Gmail Emails to Opera Mail

  • First, install Opera Mail on your system.
  • Secondly, Select the Email option and click the Next button.

    select emails

  • Add your Real Name, Email Address, and organization, and hit the Next tab.

    enter Gmail account details

  • Then Add Your name and password >> Click IMAP >> Finish.

    transfer Gmail email to Opera Mail

  • Successfully add your account in Opera Mail.

    import succesfully

Note: If you get the error to confirm your ID in Opera Mail then my next Section will guide you How to solve the error manually.

error to import gmail emails to Opera mail

# Solve the Authentication Failed Error

  • Go to the Gmail >> Click on the Manage Google Account.
  • Then press the Security Option on the left side of the screen.

    click security option

  • Next, Scroll down and click less secure app access and on the option.

    on security alert option

  • (Switching on this button is essential in cases when you want to configure any other email client with Gmail. This is done to prove that the access is being given to the other email client by you.)

  • After that, refresh your Opera mail and see you’re all emails import in Opera mail successfully.

# 2 Method – Move another Account to Opera Mail.

  • Click on the Menu button >> choose the setting option from the drop-down menu.
  • Then, press on Import and Export option >> Import mail.

    transfer gmail emails to opera mail

  • Next, you get a message on your desktop panel to select the program to import from and choose your option.
  • If you have an MBOX file then you select Import generic mbox file option and hit the next tab.

    select mbox file to import opera mail

  • Select the Add MBOX option >> next.

    add file

  • Now, successfully import your MBOX file in opera mail.

    Successfully import gmail email to opera mail

Note: This process works easily if you have a file and want to transfer it into Opera mail but, if you want to import data from an email client like Thunderbird then you can select the prefs.js file. Now, hit the next button.

select prefs.js file

Note: Following the same process as above, you can take a backup from other email clients as well as mentioned in an image given below:

export gmail email to Opera Mail

The Constraint of the Manual Methods

Manually importing one platform to another is not an easy task. These methods have several restrictions. Let’s look at the limits below:

  1. Knowledge of Computer and technicalities is required.
  2. Time-consuming process.
  3. Long process

Final Words

Lastly, we have mentioned every possible way to export Gmail email to Opera Mail. In this blog, your concept will be almost clear. With this process, you can import emails from multiple email clients to Opera Mail. In addition, you can add multiple Email accounts to Opera Mail. Hope this blog will clear all your doubts.