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Oct 30, 2017

Using GMail To Handle All Of Your Emails

To import your other email accounts into GMail, follow the steps below for each email address...

 

Click on the gear icon (top right) and select “Settings” from the drop down menu:

GMail setup screenshot 1

 

Click on “Accounts and Import”:

GMail setup screenshot 2

 

Scroll down to where it says “Check email from other accounts” and click on “Add an email account”:

GMail setup screenshot 3

 

Enter the email address into the box and click on “Next”:

GMail setup screenshot 4

 

Click on the “Next” button again:

GMail setup screenshot 5

 

Enter the email address in the Username field and the password in the Password field. The POP Server field should be pre-filled but if not, enter mail.yourdomain.co.uk (change yourdomain.co.uk for your own domain).

Leave check boxes unchecked and click on the “Add Account” button :

GMail setup screenshot 6

 

Make sure the box is checked to enable sending email from the account and click on the “Next” button:

GMail setup screenshot 7

 

Enter your name, uncheck the box that says “Treat as an alias” and click on the “Next Step” button:

GMail setup screenshot 8

 

The SMTP Server field should be pre-filled but if not, enter mail.yourdomain.co.uk (change yourdomain.co.uk for your own domain).

Enter your email address in the Username field and password. Leave Port on 587 and check the Secured connection using TLS option. Click on the “Add account” button:

GMail setup screenshot 9

 

Finally, you will need to verify that you own the email address by clicking on a verification link or entering a code.

 

If you like GMail you'll love working with Google Suite. For a better way of working, and to save money on office software you really should check it out https://goo.gl/hJNCI4 

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