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Monday, June 17th, 2019 7:48 PM

POP Email Setup: Gmail

POP Email Setup: Gmail

​If you aren't sure of the difference between POP and IMAP and why you would use one or the other, please ​​click here.​

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  1. ​Click the​​ Gear Icon​​ ​​ > ​​Settings​​.​

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  3. ​Click the ​​Accounts and Import ​​tab, then in the "Check mail from other accounts" section, click ​​Add a mail account​​.​

  4. ​ ​
  5. ​Enter your email address and click ​​Next ​

  6. ​ ​
  7. ​Choose ​​Import emails from my other account (POP3) ​​and click ​​Next​

  8. ​ ​
  9. ​Username= ​​full email address​
    ​Type your ​​password​​.​
    ​POP server= ​​ ​
    ​Port ​​995​

    ​Recommended: Check the boxes next to the options below:​
    ​"​​Always use a secure connection (SSL)​​ when retrieving mail"​
    ​"Label incoming messages"​
    ​The other boxes are personal preference.​

    ​Click ​​Add Account​

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  11. ​Select "​​Yes, I want to be able to send mail as​​ *email address​​*. Click ​​Next​

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  13. ​Type the name you want to display with your email and click ​​Next Step​

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  15. ​SMTP server= ​​​
    ​Port ​​465​
    ​Username= ​​full email address​
    ​Type your ​​password​​.​

    ​Recommended: Check the boxes next to the options below:​
    ​Select Secured connection using TLS​​ (recommended)​

    ​Click ​​Add Account​

  16. ​ ​
  17. ​Check you Webmail and either click the link or copy and paste code and ​​Verify​​.​

    ​You'll now be able to check your email through Gmail!​
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1 year ago

When following all the steps, I do not receive the verification email. In fact, I can't receive emails at all. I can send emails but cannot receive, even when trying to reply to the email I send myself.

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Your nameservers are pointing to WordPress, so I can't check your DNS. Please view your DNS and make sure you have all of the records listed in this article exactly as they appear:

DNS Records for Homestead Email | Homestead Community