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Using Gmail to view your email account


Using Gmail to view your email account


  • is used as an example. Please be sure to replace this text with the proper information for your site or server.
  • The following tutorial is provided as a courtesy to our customers to help you configure your mail software to work with our hosting solutions.
  • Third-party software cannot be supported by adghosting.

Configuring your email client: Gmail

  1. Log into your Gmail account.
  2. Click on Settings in the upper right corner.

  3. Click on the Accounts tab.
  4. Click "Add a mail account you own" . A new window will pop up.
  5. Enter your full email address in the new window.

  6. In the next window, enter

    1. Your full username including the
    2. The password for the account
    3. Make sure the POP Server is and Port 110 is selected.
    4. Check "Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server" unless you want the mail to be deleted from the server once you receive it in Gmail.
    5. Do NOT check the SSL option.
    6. Set the label and the archive options according to personal preference.
  7. Click Add Account. You should see a confirmation screen. Leave the "Yes" option checked if you want to be able to send mail with this account. Click Next Step.
  8. Enter whatever name you want to associate with this account. Click Next Step.

  9. Click Send Verification.
  10. Log into your webmail account.
    • For the (gs) and the (ss): Go to in your browser, and log in normally.
    • For the (dv): Go to in your browser, and log in normally.
  11. Open the Gmail Confirmation email.
  12. Either click on the provided confirmation link; or, enter the confirmation code provided and click Verify. The small window will close automatically.

  13. You should still be in the Accounts tab. You may want to set Gmail to reply from the same address a message was sent to. To do this, select the first option under "When receiving a message:"
  14. The Accounts tab is also where you can manually get the mail from your (mt) Media Temple account. Click "Check mail now" . You do not need to do this to get your mail; it just forces a manual check.
  15. Congratulations. The mail for your adghosting email account will now appear in your normal Gmail inbox.

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