You can use your Gmail account to send and receive your domain email address by setting up your domains email address as a POP3 and SMTP account at Gmail. This article will explain how to set up Gmail to use your domain email address.

Note! If you previously had a forwarder to your Gmail, you will need to remove that after your Gmail is set up.

Also! We recommend using the SSL settings. The SSL email setup is more secure as it encrypts the data while in transit.

Configuring POP3 and SMTP at Gmail

  1. Log into your Gmail account.
  2. Settings POP3 SMTP GmailGo to the Gear at the top right and select Settings.
  3. Accounts POP3 SMTP GmailClick the Accounts tab.
  4. Add POP3 SMTP GmailOn the "Add a POP3 mail account you own" page, click Next Step.
  5. Click Next POP3 SMTP GmailEnter your domain's email address and click Next Step.
  6. Add the information POP3 SMTP GmailEnter your POP3 information for your domains email address in the form.

    Click Add Account.

  7. Send POP3 SMTP GmailYou will have a success message saying the email was added. You can set the email to send as well.

    Note! If you do not want to send through Gmail, click the No radio button. You don't need to follow the next steps.

    If you want to send through Gmail, select Yes and Click Next Step.

  8. Enter your name POP3 SMTP GmailEnter your Name.

    Click Next Step.

  9. Send through POP3 SMTP GmailSelect Send through Gmail.

    Click Next Step.

  10. Verification POP3 SMTP GmailNow you will need to verify the email address is yours. Gmail will send you an email with a code.

    Click Send Verification.

  11. Verification email POP3 SMTP GmailCheck your domains email. You can do this in Webmail. Get the code from the email that Gmail sent you.
  12. Validate POP3 SMTP GmailEnter the code into the text box and click Verify.

    Final view POP3 SMTP GmailNow you will see your Domains email address in the Send Email As and the Check mail from other accounts section.

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