How to Set Up Google Fetcher for web mail

Reasons to Set Up Google Fetcher for web mail:

  • Helps fight spam through automated spam detection,
  • Reduce bandwidth usage by fetching mails without having to route it from webmail server &
  • Assists saving disk space which normally gets occupied by mail box content.

Step by step guide to setup Google mail Fetcher:

  1. Create and log in into a Gmail account. This is where your web mails will be fetched.


  1. Check for the gear icon in upper right corner, click the gear and then click See all settings.
  1. Select Account and Import tab which is fourth from left in the list of tabs.
  1. Choose Check mail from other accounts Add a mail account
  1. Input the details of secondary email address or your webmail address from where you would like to fetch mails.


  1. Select Next Step to resume process.
  1. Use the Password field to input the password of your webmail or secondary mail address mentioned.
  1. In case of a POP3 connection, Port 110.
  1. Check with your provider for the pop server, in the case of domains hosted on our servers, please use replacing your domain with your URL
  1. Label incoming messages (select New Label and create the label you want to use for this email address to keep the mail filtered and easy to find. It will appear on the left hand side of your Gmail interface)
  1. Archive incoming messages (skip the inbox)
  1. One click to the button Add Account would mean you are done setting up Google mail Fetcher for your webmail or secondary mail.
  1. Additionally you can use your newly added account to your ‘from’ addresses. This will allow you to email as webmaster from your Gmail account itself.