Set up an email account that uses your domain name

Set up an email account that uses your domain name

The steps have been broken in two parts. First we’ll see how to create the domain email address. Second, we’ll integrate that domain email with your Gmail account.

1.Create the domain name email address

1.Log into your blog hosting control panel, or cpanel.

2.Click on Email Accounts in the Email section.

3.Enter the details for your new account, and click Create Account, as shown here.

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4.You will see a notification that reads something like this: “Success! Account Created.” The account will be shown on the  same page.

5.Now go back to your cpanel and click on Forwarders in the Mail section. Then click Add Forwarder.

6.Fill all the details as shown below. Then, click Add Forwarder and you’re done.

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Now all the emails sent to username@yourdomainname.com will be sent to your personal email address.

 

2.Integrate your new domain email with Gmail

1.Sign in to your Gmail account.

2.Go to Options, then to Mail Settings, then click Accounts and Imports.

3.Check Send Mail As, and click on Add Another Email Address You Own.

4.In the popup that appears, fill in your details, add the new domain email address you just created, then click Next.

5.Click on Send Verification, and a verification email will be delivered to your inbox. Simply click on the link to verify it, and  you are done.

6.Now, click on Compose Email, and see the changes you’ve made in action.

We hope these steps are clear enough for you to set up your own domain email address.

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