Emails to G-Mail

Adding your email to Gmail

  1. Log into Gmail.

    01 GMAIL mail fetcher.png

  2. On the top right, click the gear icon.

  3. From the dropdown, click See all settings


    .02 GMAIL mail fetcher.png


  4. Click the Accounts and Import tab.

    Google send mail as

  5. Under the Send mail as section, click the Add another email address link.

    Google send mail as

  6. On the pop-up, enter the name you wish to be seen when sending email from this new address. Then enter the full email and click ‘Next Step’.

    Google send mail as

  7. On the next page, enter the following:
    • SMTP Server — smtp.dreamhost.com.
      NOTE: Gmail will attempt to automatically fill this section for you, but it may not add the correct server name. Make sure to change this to smtp.dreamhost.com.
    • Port — 465
    • Username — Your FULL email address ie: you@yourdomain.com
    • Password — The email password

  8. Check the option for SSL and click ‘Add Account’.

    Google send mail as
  9. An email is sent to the DreamHost address with a verification code. Copy that code and paste it into this window.

  10. Navigate back to your Gmail settings page.

  11. Scroll down to the Send mail as section. You now see your new DreamHost address.


    Google send mail as


  12. To send mail as this address, click the make default link to the right.

  13. When you send email in the future, it sends ‘as’ your Domain address, not your Gmail address.


Sending email that shows your email address

Now that you’ve configured your DreamHost email address in Gmail, you can send email within your Gmail account.

When creating a new message, click the down arrow icon for the FROM address and select your new email before sending:


When someone receives the email, it appears as if it was sent from your Domain email account (which it is, even though it’s initiated by another system).