How To Setup Private Email Account to Gmail

Accessing your Plesk webmail account in Gmail

  1. Login to your Gmail Account.
  2. In the top lefthand corner, open the Settings cog and choose to see all settings.

  3. Click Accounts and Import.
  4. Locate the ‘Check mail from other accounts’ setting and click Add a mail account.
  5. Enter your Email address.
  6. Click the Next button.
  7. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  8. Enter the password for your email account.
  9. Enter the POP Server. This will vary depending on if you choose to use the Always use a secure connection (SSL) option
    • Without SSL: This will be your domain name preceded by “mail.”
    • With SSL: This will be your server hostname. Also, make sure the port is changed to 995. If you don’t know your server’s hostname, go to your Plesk panel. On the left side, you will see a section called stats. Click the expand stats link if it is present. The hostname will be shown in the list of stats.
  10. Choose any additional options you may want.
  11. Click the Add Account button.

Outgoing Mail (SMTP)

  1. Choose ” Yes, I want to be able to send mail as john@example.com”
    Gmail Account Created
  2. Choose if you will use this address as an Alias.

    To learn more about Aliases in Gmail please see Googles Knowledge Base Article

    Gmail Alias
  3. Click the Add account button.
  4. Choose to send “Send through example.com SMTP server”
  5. Enter the SMTP Server.
    • Without SSL: This will be your domain name preceded by “mail.”
    • With SSL: This will be your server hostname. If you don’t know your server’s hostname, go to your Cpanel. On the left side, you will see a section called stats. Click the expand stats link if it is present. The hostname will be shown in the list of stats.
  6. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  7. Enter the password for your email account.
  8. Choose Port 25 (Non SSL) or 465 (SSL).
    Gmail Outgoing Server

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