Add Zebra Cloud Email to Gmail

Add Zebra Cloud Email to Gmail

Step 1: Add Your Zebra Cloud Email Address

  1. In the upper right-hand corner. You will see a gear icon. Click the icon and choose Settings » Accounts Imports
  2. Click Add another email address. This will open a pop-up window.
  3. Enter your name and hosted email address.
  4. Deselect the Treat as an alias box, (for details click the Learn more Link) and ignore the Specifically a different “reply-to” address.
  5. On the next screen, enter secure.emailsrvr.com for the SMTP Server and select Port 465
  6. For Username enter your full hosted email address.
  7. For Password enter the password ZebraHost has sent you.
  8. Finally, select the Secure connection using SSL (recommended) button and click Add Account.

Gmail will now check to make sure the credentials you entered are correct and will send an email to verify your account. This may take some time. You can close this popup window.

Step 2: Test Your Ability to Send

Gmail has already tested your account settings, and if you followed the above instructions, you should be good to go, but just to be certain, you can return to your Gmail inbox and click the COMPOSE button.

In the Dropdown menu marked form choose your hosted email address. Now fire off a test to your Gmail account. It should appear in your inbox.

Step 3: Make Your Email the Default Sender (Optional)

If you don’t plan to use your @gmail.com account for sending most emails, you can make it the default sending address.

  1. In the upper right-hand corner, you will see a gear icon. Click the icon and choose Settings -> Accounts and Import
  2. In the row marked Send mail as: you will see both your @gmail.com email and your Zebra Cloud email address.
  3. Next to your Zebra Cloud email address click the make default link. The change will happen on the page and be made immediately.

Step 4: Set Gmail to Receive Your Rackspace Email

Next, we need to make sure your hosted emails will be received by Gmail.

  1. In the upper right-hand corner, you will see a gear icon. Click the icon and choose Settings -> Accounts and Import in the row marked Check mail from other accounts: click the Add a POP3 mail account you own link. This will open a new window.

  2. In the new pop-up window, enter your full hosted email address (e.g. [email protected]) and move to the Next Step.

    • Username: [email protected]
    • Password: Your Zebra Cloud Email password
    • POP Server: secure.emailsrvr.com
    • Port: 995
  3. Check the box marked Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail.

  4. Click the Add Account button.