June 15, 2020
June 15, 2020
Do you own a custom domain email, but want to use Gmail as the main platform to manage all messages? You’ve come to the right place. Stick with us and discover how to integrate your custom domain address with Gmail.
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When you purchase web hosting, chances are you’ll get a free business email right out of the box. However, it might take time to get used to because the interface is different from Gmail’s.
Luckily, it’s possible to use Gmail with your own domain for free. That way, you can have the best of both worlds — a custom domain email with the convenience of Gmail’s interface. You also don’t have to log in to different platforms to manage your personal and business emails.
Now that you know why it’s convenient to integrate Gmail with a custom domain, let’s take a look at the steps to set it up:
Before we can set up a Gmail account to work with a custom domain, first you need to create a domain-based email. In case you haven’t made one, refer to our tutorial to know how to do so.
After creating the email, you need to collect its POP3 and SMTP details. To locate the email protocols in Hostinger’s hPanel, do the following:
Now that we have the necessary data, it’s time to set the Gmail account so it can receive messages sent to your custom domain email. Here’s how:
Getting the best of Gmail’s interface with the perks of having a personalized domain can be costly, but it doesn’t have to be. In this tutorial, we have learned how to integrate the best of both worlds by tweaking the settings of a Gmail account.
Let us know in the comments below if this guide was useful!
January 07 2018
This was very helpful, thank you so much!
March 12 2020
Now I can send and receive domain mail right inside my Gmail. Thank you so much
August 08 2020
i'm currently paying ionos for both my domain and email service ("Instant email"). Instant email is $15yr. can i drop Instant email and just use gmail as described above (assume that i maintain my custom/private domain)
Replied on November 06 2020
Hey Jordan. You will still need the custom domain email in order to set the gmail. The tutorial shows how you can use your custom domain email with a gmail account :)
August 21 2020
August 26 2020
Well explained. Thanks!
September 19 2020
I get error message “Server denied POP3 access for the given username and password.”
Replied on November 18 2020
Hey there DR. Please reset your email password and try again. This error usually indicates wrong passwords for your email.