Use Gmail as your Mail Client

To use Gmail to get your email from your name@domain.etc email address:

  • Log into your Gmail account
  • Select – Settings (cog in top right) > See All Settings
  • Select – Accounts and Import
  • Select – Check mail from other accounts: Add a mail account
  • Follow the step by step process…

Step 1 – Set Email Address

  • Add – Email address
  • Hit – [next]

Step 2 – Import Method

  • Select – Import emails from my other account (POP3)
  • Hit – [next]

Step 3 – Mail Settings

Settings will be as provided.

  • Add – Username: your email address
  • Add – Password: as supplied
  • Add – POP Server: as supplied i.e mail.domain.etc
  • Add – Port: 995
  • Check – Always use a secure connection (SSL)
  • Check – Label incoming messages [select your preference]
  • Hit – [Add Account]

Step 4 – Send as

  • Select – Yes, I want to be able to send mail as …
  • Hit – [next]

Step 5 – Send As

  • Uncheck – Treat as an alias
  • Hit – [next]

Step 6 – Send Settings

Settings will be as provided.

  • Add – SMTP Server: as supplied i.e. mail.domain.etc
  • Add – Username: your email address
  • Add – Password: as supplied
  • Add – Port: 465
  • Select: Secure connection using SSL (recommended)
  • Hit – [Add Account]

Step 7 – Verification

Gmail will send you a verification code, if you have problems finding this code please contact support.

  • Enter and verify the confirmation code
  • Hit – [Verify]

This last step should return you to Gmail where you will be able to send / receive mail using your email address.