How to configure Gmail

Using the

website, to pull emails to your Gmail account using POP:

  1. Login to the website and Click the Setting cog, top right » settings » Accounts and Import

  2. "Check mail from other accounts", click "Add a mail account"

  3. In the new window, type in your full [email protected] email, click "Next"

  4. Use the "Import email from my other account (POP3)", click "Next"

  5. On the "Enter the mail settings for [email protected]", use values:

Option name Value
Username [email protected]
Password yoursecretpass
POP Server
Port 995
Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail ON

then click "Add Account"

  1. It might ask "Would you also like to be able to send mail as [email protected]?". For this question, if you want mail to leave from your DirectAdmin server, you should select "Yes, I want to be able to send mail as [email protected]". If you use "No", it means email will leave from the Gmail servers which may cause your emails to be blocked, if the SPF records don't include gmail's sending IPs.** If unsure, just use "Yes" here, click "Next"**.

  2. The next page is called "Enter information about your other email address". The "Name" field is likely your name, eg: "Bob Smith", but the important part is the "Treat as an alias" checkbox. See this URL

  1. to decide what you want to use. If unsure, leave it checked. Click "Next Step".

  2. On the "Send mail through your SMTP server" page, use the following settings:

Option name Value
SMTP Server
Username [email protected]
Password yoursecretpass
Port 587
Secured connection using: TLS

Click "Add Account".

  1. You'll be asked to type in a code. Check your [email protected] email account, if needed use Enter the code and press enter.
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