This article demonstrates how to set up Gmail to access an A2 Hosting e-mail account. With Gmail access, you can view and manage both incoming and outgoing messages for your A2 Hosting account from the Gmail interface.
To set up Gmail to access an A2 Hosting e-mail account, follow these steps:
Click the Accounts and Import tab:
On the Accounts and Import tab, in the Check mail from other accounts section, click Add a mail account:
In the Email address text box, type the A2 Hosting e-mail address that you want to access from Gmail (for example, [email protected]), and then click :
Click Import emails from my other account (POP3), and then click Next:
In the Username text box, type the full e-mail address of the A2 Hosting account (for example, [email protected]):
If you want to keep copies of messages on the A2 Hosting server, select the Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server check box.
You can now retrieve messages from the A2 Hosting account.
In the Add another email address you own dialog box, in the Name text box, type the name you want to appear on messages that you send from the account:
If you want to treat the account as an alias, select the Treat as an alias check box.
In the SMTP Server text box, type mail.example.com, where example.com represents your domain name:
Click Add Account. You should receive a confirmation message:
Check the inbox of the A2 Hosting account (for example, [email protected]). There should be a message from Gmail that resembles the following:
In your web browser, go to the link shown in the message. The following message appears:
Click Confirm. The following confirmation message appears:
You are now ready to send email for your A2 Hosting account through Gmail. To do this, when you compose a message select the correct identity in the From list box:
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