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Gmail Integration

This tutorial will walk you through all the steps involved in combining your personal/company Gmail account with the new company email account from your new company website. After the setup is complete, you will have the option of sending emails from your new company account using the Gmail interface.

Overview

1. Adding a new account

2. Setting your new company account as the default account

3. Sending an email with your new company address

4. Changing your display name for your new company account

 

Adding a new account

  1. To add your new company account to your existing Gmail account, log in to your Gmail inbox using your existing username and password.

  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ button at the top right corner of your inbox.

  3. Select ‘Settings’.

  4. Click on the ‘Accounts’ tab

  5. Under ‘Send mail as’, click ‘Add another email address you own’

  6. In the popup window, enter the name that you would like to display on emails that you send out. After you enter the name that you like to display in the messages you send, enter your new company email address. Ensure that the ‘Treat as an alias’ option is selected. When you are finished, click ‘Next Step’.

  7. Adding your new email address involves going through the following steps:

    1. Select the option to send through SMTP servers.

    2. In the ‘SMTP Server’ field, replace ‘smtp’ with ‘mail’.

    3. Select Port 465.

    4. Under ‘Username’, please enter your new company email address in full.

    5. Enter your password, which is set to default (yourfirstname123); if your name is John Smith, for example, your password is set to john123.

    6. Select ‘Secured connection using SSL’.

    7. Once you have entered all the information, click ‘Add Account’.


  8. At this point, you should see a confirmation page that looks like the screenshot below. At this point, you may close this popup box.

  9. Check your Gmail inbox for a confirmation email and click on the confirmation link.Once you see this confirmation page, your setup is complete!

    Setting your new company account as the default account

  1. To set your new company account as the default account that you send emails from, log in to your Gmail inbox using your existing username and password.

  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ button at the top right corner of your inbox.

  3. Select ‘Settings’.

  4. Click on the ‘Accounts’ tab

  5. Under ‘Send mail as’, click ‘make default’ next to the new company account that you have added.

  6. You have now made your new company account as the default account that you send mail from!





Sending an email with your new company address

If you have already made your new company account as the default account that you send from, there is no need to change anything manually unless you wish you switch back to your old account when you send out certain messages. By following these steps, you can manually select which account you send from each time you compose a message.


  1. When you compose a new message, click on the drop-down menu in the ‘From:’ field.

  2. Select the account that you wish to send this message from. All of your existing accounts will be shown in the drop-down menu.

  3. Compose your message and click send! Your message will be sent from the account you selected.





Changing your display name for your new company account
  1. To change the name displayed in messages you send out with your new company account, log in to your Gmail inbox using your existing username and password.

  2. Click on the ‘Settings’ button at the top right corner of your inbox.

  3. Select ‘Settings’.

  4. Click on the ‘Accounts’ tab

  5. Under ‘Send mail as’, find your new company account and click ‘edit info’

  6. In the popup window, enter the name that you would like to display on emails that you send out. Enter the name that you like to display in the messages you send. Next, click ‘Next Step’. Once you get to the next screen, click 'Save changes'. 

  7. You're done! 









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