It's rare to find a person who has only one email address. A great feature of GMail is the ability to send mail using a second email address you own. Staff Author Jess Stratton walks users through adding a second email address to GMail, confirming proof of ownership of the email address, and choosing which email address to send a message from. Confirming proof of ownership can alleviate concerns of someone else spoofing your email address.
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- [Voiceover] In the last video,…we pulled in email via POP…from an external email address that we also have.…Here's my Lesie@LandonHotel.com email.…It's in my inbox, but when it pulls the mail in,…it automatically labels it with this label.…So, I can very clearly see which emails are coming in…via which email address.…This is very convenient…because I can add multiple accounts…and check them both in Gmail,…but I only have to check one inbox.…In addition to doing this,…you can also choose to send mail…from a different email address.…
This is another great feature…because you can send mail using Gmail,…and nobody has to know…that it's coming from a Gmail account.…To add an external email address,…click the gear icon on the right hand side…and choose Settings.…Now, you already have to own this email address…and you have to be able to access it.…You'll find out why in just a few minutes…when we set it up.…I'm going to go back to the Accounts and Import tab.…Here's where I can see the mail…that we checked from other accounts.…
Note: We recommend watching Gmail Essential Training to master the basics before you start this training.
- Choosing an inbox layout
- Undoing email sends
- Muting conversations
- Showing email headers to troubleshoot issues
- Checking different email accounts with Gmail
- Using stars, labels, and filters
- Assigning delegates
- Attaching large files with Google Drive
- Working with Google Voice