Add account to Gmail for sending emails from your own domain

Here you can find detailed instructions how to configure your Gmail to send emails as your own domain user from Gmail. It is based on Google’s original instructions which can be found here but we have illustrated everything with images for easier configuration.

  • In Gmail, in the top right, click Settings icon and then then Settings menu item. Open settings in Gmail

  • Click the Accounts and Import or Accounts tab. In the “Send mail as” section, click Add another email address. Account and Imports settings in Gmail

  • Enter your name and the address you want to send from ( Add another email as your own in Gmail

  • Click Next Step »

  • Enter the SMTP server settings which you have received from Mailspot Secured connection using TLS and port 587 should stay selected as default. Insert SMTP settings

  • Click Add Account »

  • Gmail will send verification email to your address ( If you have already setup the email forwarding this verification email will arrive in your Gmail inbox. Open the email and copy&paste the confirmation code or click the link inside verification email. Gmail verification code

After that you can send emails as from your Gmail. When composing new message, select the sender of From: drop down menu.

Select sender when you compose email in Gmail

In Gmail -> Settings -> Accounts and Import you can also select your default sending address so you don’t have to change it for every new message. On the same page you can also check weather you want to reply from the default address or the one that has received the message.