How Do I Send & Receive Branded Email Through My GMail Account?

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Did you know that you can change send and receive branded emails (such as through your GMail account? Not only that, but it’s quick and easy to set up! Get all the benefits of GMail using your own branded email address.

  • It’s free!
  • Easy to set up on mobile devices, especially Androids
  • You probably already have an account, and if you don’t you’ll get access to all their other great features such as YouTube, Google+, Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools.
  • Your customers never need see your GMail address, so you can change solutions at any time
  • As long as you keep renewing your domain name, your branded email address will never change

Here’s how to set up your branded email via Gmail

  1. Click the gear 7 gear icon in the top right.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click the Accounts and Import tab.
  4. Under Check mail from other accounts (using POP3) as, click Add a POP3 mail account you own.
  5. In the ‘Email address’ field, enter your email address
  6. Click ‘Next Step’.
  7. Enter the details from your access sheet and/or our email set-up directions into each of the fields. We also recommend checking ‘Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server.’ So you’ll have a back-up in your webmail folder. You may also wish to ‘Label Incoming Messages’ to ensure you can tell which emails came through this account.
  8. Click Next Step >>
  9. Choose ‘Yes, I want to be able to send mail as
  10. Click Next Step >>
  11. Enter the Name you wish people to see when they get your messages. Leave ‘Treat as an alias’ checked.
  12. Click Next Step >>
  13. Enter the SMTP Server, Username and Password from your access sheet and/or from our email set-up directions, and ensure ‘Secured connection using TLS (recommended)’ is selected.
  14. Click Add Account >>
  15. CONGRATULATIONS! Gmail will now import your mail automatically. Please note that they determine the interval that email is checked, so you may not receive new emails for an to an hour, depending on how often you receive mail. By default, any messages sent to your account will be replied to from the same, and any messages sent to will get replies from that account.

Please Note: Google frequently makes changes, so although these directions are correct at time of writing, they may change down the road. Here’s a link to more information: