I have several Gmail accounts and I keep missing important emails from an old Gmail account as I only have time to check my new email address more frequently.

How do I go about fowarding emails from my older Gmail account with a specific word in them to my newer Gmail account?

Is that possible? I have the Gmail app + a S6 & S8 phone.

Note: I cannot update my email address on those important emails to my new Gmail account.

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    If I read this correctly, you should be able to invoke some incoming mail rule to forward to the second account. This is almost certainly Gmail-based, and not an Android respective solution. – wbogacz Dec 3 '17 at 18:30
  • @wbogacz But I thought maybe there were some innovative solutions available on just Android using other "tools". – verve Dec 3 '17 at 20:19

From Gmail help:

Automatically forward Gmail messages to another account

You can choose to forward all of your new messages to another email address, or only forward certain types of messages.

Set up automatic forwarding

You can automatically forward your messages to another address. You can choose to forward all new messages, or just certain ones.

Note: You can only set up forwarding on your computer, and not on the Gmail app.

The following are the few first steps, further explained at Gmail help:

  1. On your computer, open Gmail using the account you want to forward messages from. You can only forward messages for a single Gmail address, and not an email group or alias.
  2. In the top right, click Settings (cog).
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  5. Set a repective Filter as needed to limit the scope of forwards.
  6. In the "Forwarding" section, click Add a forwarding address.
  7. Enter the email address you want to forward messages to.
  8. Click Next and then Proceed and then OK.
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    You should be able to do all of the above, using desktop view in the chrome app – aBochur Dec 3 '17 at 18:48

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