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Monday, 9 January 2017

Setup your custom emails on Gmail

This post has been updated please visit https://blog.mediacityway.com/2020/09/set-up-your-emails-on-gmail.html

 Did you know that if Media City Way host your emails you can add your custom emails to your Gmail account. Follow the step by step instructions below:

  1. Log into Gmail and click on the Gear icon, then select Settings. Go to the Account tab on the Settings page

  2. Next to the "Check mail from other accounts (using POP3)" option, click on "Add a POP3 mail account you own".

  3. Enter the mailbox's email address. and click Next to get to the settings page. The settings should be:

    Username: the entire email address
    Password: the mailbox password
    POP Server: mail.example.com (where example.com is your domain name)
    Port: 110

    If you want to use other mail clients to access the mailbox then you should tick the box for "Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server". Otherwise the box should remain unticked or your mailbox would fill up with email.

  4. Click on Save. Gmail will now start downloading the emails from your mailbox.

  5. Next to the "Send mail as" option, click on "Add another email address you own".

  6. Enter your name as you would like it to appear to recipients and your email address. Untick the "Treat as an Alias box" box, then click Next.

  7. You can either use the option for "Send through Gmail" or "Send through domain.com SMTP servers".

    If you select the latter option you will need to enter some extra settings:
    SMTP Server: mail#.extendcp.co.uk (where # is your mailserver number)
    Port: 465
    Username: the entire email address
    Password: Your mailbox password
    Secured connection using: SSL

  8. You will be sent a verification email. Click on the link in the verification email and you will then be able to choose your email address when sending emails from Gmail.

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