Need to connect your website mail id to your Gmail account?. This post will help you connect your website mail id to your Gmail account for free and without paying for G Suite. With simple few steps, anyone can link without any knowledge of mail servers. I will be covering steps to configure web email to Gmail with a live example. website emails are provided by the web hosting provider and in our case Hostinger.in.
Most of the web hosting offers free professional mail id like email@example.com. But to access, we have to open the web hosting dashboard and mail account which can sometimes take more time compared to Gmail. Sometimes we might forget to check some of the important emails. So, let us start the linking process.
Find E-mail details
The first step is to find e-mail server details from the web hosting provider.
This details will help connect email id to Gmail account.
Access Gmail Account settings
The second step is to access Gmail account settings which can be found just below the account id information in the top right corner. Open Settings>Accounts and import. Here we have two options, first one is to “Send mail as” and another one is “Check mail from other accounts“. You can link both for receive and send mail directly from Gmail account.
Send email from Gmail Account
To send mail from your Gmail account, click on the Add email address.
Add Name and email address which you want to add in your Gmail account.
Here, add SMTP Server details from your hosting account. Also, add username and password of your website mail id.
You will require to add code from your email id for verification. Verification code can be found in your web email id account.
Receive email in Gmail
In this step we will be connect POP server to Gmail. Process is simple.
Add email address you would like to add.
Add server name and port number with username and password. I have added the recommended settings which you can select also.
Verification mail can be found in your Gmail account.
Email id has been successfully configured in Gmail account. As you can see in the image, I have my firstname.lastname@example.org mail id linked into my Gmail account.
It is prefferble to test for both send and receive mail.
The basic plan of G suite cost ₹125 per month and goes up to ₹1650 per month. But by the following method, anyone can connect their professional email id to Gmail account for free.