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How to Setup Third Party Email in Gmail [Updated]


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Setup third party email address in Gmail for POP3 and SMTP.

If you’re looking for How to Setup Third Party Email in Gmail, then you are at right place. We all know Gmail is famous for its service and user interface. Service provided by Gmail is much better than any other service provider available over the internet.

Many organization, companies uses their own third-party email accounts for their employees, and they set up those emails in an email client such as Thunderbird, outlook etc.

Now we can see How to Setup Third Party Email in Gmail, so you can send, receive emails using your Gmail account but keeping your private email id which is given to you by your organization.

You can use Gmail account as your email client by simply setting up your POP3 and SMTP account in your Gmail account.

Steps to Setup and use third party email address in Gmail

First of all, login into your previous Gmail account, it may be your personal one or a private one. (If you didn’t have Gmail account, create a new one here).

Keep your personal and private account at different Gmail because it will keep all emails on both accounts in a single inbox, it may confuse you and mix up your all emails.

Step-1. Login to Gmail Account

Open Gmail and login into your default Gmail account in which you want to configure this new email id.

Login into gmail account

Step-2: Click on the setting located at upper right corner (Gear symbol) and go to settings

gmail settings

Step-3: Go to Accounts and Import

In Accounts and Import section several options are located such as change account settings, change password, import email and contacts, grant access and add additional storage.

Go to Accounts and settings

Step-4: In Account and Imports > Click on Add Another email address

Step-5: Then New Popup will get opened, and you can see there “Add another email address you own”.

Add another email address you own

Step-6: Configure your third-party email account configurations and click on add account.

configure gmail third party account

Step-7: Verify your third-party email id with a code sent to your email id or by link received on same.

Step-8: Gmail will send one verification code and link, verify using code or link to register your account.

After verification, your account added successfully to Gmail, You can make it default, edit details and also you can delete it easily.

third party email account added to gmail successfully

Now you can see 2 email ids in your Gmail compose window, one is your Gmail default and another one is your private email id.

Now you can use your third-party email id default in Gmail to send and receive emails.

All emails received in that account (third party) will be seen in your Gmail panel.

Like below image you can see how 2 different email id appears in same compose window.

Hurray! Now your account added and ready to use in Gmail, now you can come to know How to Setup Third Party Email in Gmail.

Gmail SMTP settings

Here is the default Gmail SMTP setting, this setting will require when you want to send email through email software program with Gmail.

  • Gmail SMTP server address: smtp.gmail.com
  • Gmail SMTP username: Gmail id (e.g. aherakash3000@gmail.com)
  • Gmail SMTP password: Gmail Password
  • Gmail SMTP port (TLS): 587
  • Gmail SMTP port (SSL): 465
  • Gmail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

Gmail POP3 settings

  • Gmail POP server address: pop.gmail.com
  • Gmail POP username: Your Gmail address (e.g. aherakash3000@gmail.com)
  • Gmail POP password: Gmail password
  • Gmail POP port: 995
  • Gmail POP SSL required: yes

Default SMTP Settings

If any difficulty please comment below, if you know any additional configuration please tell us in comments, we will update this article so it can beneficial for our readers and you also.

Gmail SMTP host: Port 587 is now a standard choice. If connecting to your SMTP server over SSL, the standard port is 465.

Gmail settings for outlook

First of All login into your Gmail account and move to settings by clicking on gear icon as we previously done for third party emails.

For better use and setting up Gmail on your desktop, you can configure Gmail in outlook.

For accessing Gmail for outlook you have to configure it first by enabling IMAP protocol for your Gmail account.

  1. Log into your Gmail account.
  2. Tap the gear icon at the top right, then choose Settings.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP to bring up the POP and IMAP settings.
  4. Select Enable IMAP.
  5. Save Changes.

enable imap

Now you can add Gmail account to Outlook.

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