HostArmada comes fully equipped to provide you with an excellent e-mail solution on all of our offered web hosting solutions so that you can access it easily via your browser through webmail or via an e-mail client like Thunderbird and Outlook. That does not mean that there are not also alternative ways to do that. Including getting your HostArmada e-mail to be set up through Gmail! Good news for anyone trying to do just that. If you have found this tutorial, then it is safe to assume that you are here to do just that.
In this HostArmada tutorial, we will help you get your e-mail with us imported to your Gmail account so that you can send and receive your domain name’s e-mails through your Gmail account!
Naturally, you will have to begin by access your Gmail account through the browser, just as you would usually do. If you do not have an account, you may need to create one if you plan to use it in this manner.
You can access Gmail here.
Once you are logged in, please locate the gear-shaped icon at the upper right corner, click it and then press on the "See all settings" button.
Upon doing that, you will be redirected to a new page with several setting groups each positined under a separate tab. Please locate the "Accounts and Import" tab, and click on it.
Then you will have to scroll down, and under the "Check mail from other accounts" section, you will be able to proceed by clicking on"Add a mail account".
On the very first step, you will be prompted to enter the email account you wish to configure. Please be sure to enter the full email address in the corresponding field, e.g. [email protected]
Next, you will need to select the import type. Please be sure to choose the "Import emails from my other account (POP3)" (Non-Gmailify) option.
In the following step of the setup, you have to fill in the necessary details of the Incoming Mail server.
Let’s break them down here:
The checkboxes below allow you to further tweak your personal preferences:
When you are done with inputting the information and selection of your preferred options, you can simply click on "Add Account". With this done, your email account is added in Gmail and you are able to receive email messages. If you also want to be able to send emails directly through Gmail, please continue with the setup.
On the next step, you will be prompted to also configure your email account to send emails via Gmail. If that is your goal, you have to select "Yes, I want to be able to send mail as …" in order to proceed.
After that, you have to specify the "Name" of the account and choose if you will use this address as an Alias.
You can find more about aliases in the google knowledgebase.
In the next step, you have to fill in the necessary details of the Outgoing Mail server in a similar manner to the previous step.
Let’s break them down here:
In the last step, you will need to proceed with the verification of the email account. You will receive the verification email in the mailbox of the email account you have just added to Gmail. You can proceed in two ways:
Once the verification is completed your job is done! You are now ready to start sending and receiving emails using your custom email address directly through Gmail.
This is the best way to get your non-Gmail e-mail address linked up and ready to use with your Gmail account, so may you find this tutorial useful and informative. If you have any other questions, concerns or suggestions feel free to reach back to us at any time. HostArmada remains 24/7 available at your disposal!
Nikola is an accomplished tech-savvy extraordinaire with over six years of experience in the web hosting field. He started as a customer care representative and quickly rose the ranks to become a support supervisor and, eventually - the head of the technical department in HostArmada. His deep understanding of the client's needs, combined with his technical knowledge, makes him the perfect man to create the ideal harmony between client satisfaction and professional problem-solving. You will often find him creating helpful tutorials, articles, and blog posts that help existing customers get around.