So you have a Gmail address and you have a domain address as well and you want to send your domain email address without the " on behalf of " message that recipients see when sending emails through Gmail.
Gmail does allow you to use your own domain to send messages but it means delving into the settings in Gmail.
Open the settings section in Gmail which is in the top right hand side of Gmail
Now click on the accounts tab so you can see the email addresses associated with your account
Now you will see you email addresses in the Send mail as section
Then click on next step
You will need to contact your domain host to get the correct SMTP server information and explain to them what you are trying to do.
This information will vary depending on your domain name host
You will have a choice of 3 ports to use , choose the one that works for you, and enter your domain password ( not your Gmail password) as your emails are being relayed through your domain host.
Once you have clicked on save changes it will test what you have entered and if it is incorrect will give you a message that it is taking Gmail too long to respond or that the user name /password is incorrect. That means you have not entered the correct information.
Once you have entered the correct settings in the accounts section you will see the following
Sign up for a Gmail account
Setup your Gmail account on your current computer and make it an IMAP account
Here are the instructions from Google depending on the email client ( eg outlook,windows live mail,apple mail) you currently use.
Pay particular attention to the advanced settings for the ports
Redirect your current email to Gmail through your isp
This means logging onto for example Bigpond or Adam and redirecting your email address to your Gmail address
You will now have 2 email accounts on your computer your current one and your Gmail
Setup your Gmail account to match the folders for your current account , folders are labels in Gmail
When this is done , go to the folders in your current email account select all the emails in the folder ( ctrlA) and drag them to the corresponding label ( folder ) in Gmail
You can also highlight them all and ( Ctrl C ) and copy them to the label
You will then have moved all your emails to Gmail
With the iPhone4 and the iPad now that iOS4.2 has arrived you may have noticed a change to your email options in GMail.
There is an archive button not a delete option as there was before.
Well if you are like me you dont want to archive some mail messages so the question is , How Do You Get Delete Back?
Open up the settings tab on your iPhone or iPad and select Mail , Contacts , Calendar , then go to your gmail account.
You will see Archive messages at the bottom of the settings.
Simply turn that to OFF , click Done and your delete option will be back.
Google Docs now opens another 12 file formats so that if you are emailed a file that you cannot open , upload it to your Google docs account and you will be able to open it.
So what can you open with Google docs.
- Microsoft Office Files
- Microsoft Excel (.XLS and .XLSX)
- Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 / 2010 (.PPTX)
- Apple Pages (.PAGES)
- Adobe Illustrator (.AI)
- Adobe Photoshop (.PSD)
- Autodesk AutoCAD (.DXF)
- Scalable Vector Graphics (.SVG)
- PostScript (.EPS, .PS)
- TrueType (.TTF)
- XML Paper Specification (.XPS)
I use Gmail as my primary e mail client so that no matter which e mail address you use for me , it all ends up with Gmail.
One of the great aspects of Gmail is the support of IMAP which means that my e mail is synced across multiple computers.
This means that no matter what I do in Gmail on one computer is duplicated across all my computers and on Gmail.
Gmail also now offers a tool for Microsoft Exchange migration for those in a business environment.
However we all like to learn the software and the tips and tricks that go with a piece of software that makes the job that much easier.
Google have released a Gmail Tips Page so that you can become a Gmail " Ninja Master ".
I recently set up a Gmail account for a business and because they are running multiple computers I set them up with IMAP settings for their G Mail account.
The advantage of using IMAP is that you can check your mail from multiple computers and your email will always be in sync.
Your messages will stay on the server until you decide whether you will download them or not to your local hard drive.
However if you delete a message from one computer you will delete them from all computers.
Your mail accounts are now designed to be " mirror images " across all your computers.
Here is the Google explanation.
A two-way communication path (IMAP). Unlike with POP, your devices talk back to our servers and sync your changes automatically with IMAP. When you sign in to your Gmail account in a web browser, actions you've taken on your email client or mobile device (like putting a message in a 'work' folder) will also appear in Gmail (your message will already have a 'work' label on it). This all happens automatically once you set up IMAP, so you don't have to read or sort all your mail twice. This is really helpful when accessing Gmail from multiple devices.
point , well after setting up the account and explaining the above they
went into one computer deleted all their messages as they thought they
would have them on the other machines.