Adding Your Personal Domain Email to Gmail.

Alright so you got your domain name, and you have hosting through siteground. Now how do you get that proffesional looking email such as ???

Well the process is simple if you follow the correct steps. So i’ve decided to lay them out for you!

1 – Create your Siteground Email Account

Go to Cpanel > Email Acccounts

setting up gmail with siteground

Now create your email account with the credentials you desire, then click “Create Account”

setting up siteground email with gmail

2 – Configure Email Client

Below you will see your email account which you just created.

Now select More > Configure Email Client

setting up gmail with siteground

Now you can see all your necessary information to connect this email account to your gmail account.

We are looking at the information in the gray box titled “Secure SSL/TLS Settings (Recommended)”
Secure SSL/TLS Settings (Recommended)

3 – Set up Google Mail – Gmail account

Now onto your gmail account to enter all the information in the SSL/TLS Setting box.

Go to your Gmail account  and select Settings > Accounts and Import

Next to the Check mail from other accounts: select Add a mail account

Enter the email you created on step 1.

Select Next

Select Next again.

For Username enter your Username

For Password enter your Password

For POP Server enter Incoming Server

Select Port:995

And select these three check boxes.

If you put in the correct information you will get this page.

Select Yes if you want to be able to reply to emails with this email address.

Enter the name you want displayed on your emails.

Which would appear here on emails you send.

And check the Treat as an Alias checkbox

click Next Step

For the SMTP Server:  enter your Outgoing Server:

and same Username and Password as you entered on Siteground.

and select Port: 465

Check Send as SSL

Then click Add Account

If entered correctly you will get this confirmation window. And you will be sent an email with a verification code to enter.

Congratulations! You’ve successfully added your personal & professional email using your domain to your gmail account!

Please comment below if this helped you or if you have any questions about the process!


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