Setting Up Your Email in Gmail Print

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This document will show you set up your Fistbump Media hosted email account in Gmail.

Step 1: Open Gmail, and go to Settings (in the gear icon in the top right corner) and click on the  "Accounts and Import" tab.

Step 2: In the Check mail from other accounts (using POP3) section, click on the Add a POP3 mail account you own link, and begin entering your information as follows:

Email Address screen:

  • Email Address: (enter your email address)

Mail Settings screen:

  • Username: (enter your full email address)
  • Password: (enter your pasword)
  • POP Server:
  • Port: 995
  • Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server: unchecked
  • Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail: checked
  • The other options are a personal preference, but we usually leave them unchecked

Complete the setup by clicking on the Add Account button, which should result in the following screen (click Yes, and the Next Step button):

Step 3: Enter the information as follows:

Information about your email address screen:

  • Name: (enter your name)
  • Treat as an alias: unchecked

SMTP Server Settings screen:

  • SMTP Server:
  • Port: 465 (note: if you are using the AppleMail app try port 587)
  • Username: (enter your full email address)
  • Password: (enter your pasword)
  • Secured connection using SSL: selected

To complete the setup, click on the Add Account button. 

Notes About Using Gmail For Your Email:

When you add an email account to your Gmail, you'll be able to send and receive multiple email addresses through the same inbox. When sending email, the default send address will be your Gmail account, unless you change it to another one. This default can be changed on the Accounts and Import Settings screen, as shown:

You can also select which email address to send as within an individual email by selecting the address from the From drop-down selection.

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