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5.1. Using Gmail with POP Email Accounts

Step 1 - Set up Gmail to pull from external account

  1. Log into GMail Account
  2. Click on Settings
  3. Click on Accounts and Imports
  4. Click on Add POP3 email account
  5. When prompted, enter the email address and click Next
  6. Enter the username, password and mail server info
    Make sure to check the Label Incoming Messages and create a label
  7. Click Add Account
  8. Continue to Next Step (Yes, I want to be able to send mail as xxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx)
  9. Follow prompts (enter your name and click Next Step)
  10. Send mail through your SMTP server? YES
    This is a very important step.  Make sure you select to send through your corporate email server)
  11. Enter the SMTP server information
    NOTE: When using RJR mail servers, make sure to use port 587 or 465
  12. Click Add Account when information is entered
  13. An email will be sent to your email account for this setup with a link and confirmation code.  This must be entered into the Confirm verification and add your email address window to complete the process.
  14. An email will also be sent to your GMail account that needs to be confirmed.  Make sure to read this as well.

Step 2 - Set up Gmail so it will reply with the same account as receiving

  1. Click on Settings (unless you are still on screen)
  2. Under When receiving a message: heading, click on Reply from the same address the message was sent to
  3. Also, when composing an email, it will automatically use the GMail email account as the default.  You can change that on this screen as well.  Otherwise, when creating an email, you can select which account to use.

At this point, you are all set.

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