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How to access your email with Gmail

How is Google Apps for Work different than a free Gmail account?

HostMonster now offers Google Apps for Business. To learn more please see: Google Apps for Work

Accessing your HostMonster account in Gmail

  1. Login to your Gmail Account.
  2. In the top lefthand corner, open the Settings cog and choose Settings.
    Gmail Settings
  3. Click Accounts and Import.
  4. Click 'Add a POP3 mail account you own".
  5. Enter your Email address.
    Gmail Add a POP3 Account
  6. Click the Next button.
  7. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  8. Enter Password for your email account.
    Gmail Incoming Server
  9. Enter the POP Server. This will vary depending on if you choose to use the Always use a secure connection (SSL) option
    • Without SSL: This will be your domain name preceded by "mail."
    • With SSL: This will be your servers hostname. Also make sure the port is changed to 995. If you don't know your servers hostname, go to your cpanel. On the left side you will see a section called stats. Click the expand stats link if it is present. The hostname will be shown in the list of stats.
  10. Choose any additional options you may want.
  11. Click the Add Account button.

Outgoing Mail (SMTP)

  1. Choose " Yes, I want to be able to send mail as john@example.com"
    Gmail Account Created
  2. Choose if you will use this address as an Alias.

    To learn more about Aliases in Gmail please see Googles Knowledge Base Article

    Gmail Alias
  3. Click the Add account button.
  4. Choose to send "Send through example.com SMTP server"
  5. Enter the SMTP Server.
    • Without SSL: This will be your domain name preceded by "mail."
    • With SSL: This will be your servers hostname. If you don't know your servers hostname, go to your cpanel. On the left side you will see a section called stats. Click the expand stats link if it is present. The hostname will be shown in the list of stats.
  6. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  7. Enter Password for your email account.
  8. Choose Port 25 (Non SSL) or 465 (SSL).
    Gmail Outgoing Server
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