How to Set Up Google Fetcher for web mail
How to Set Up Google Fetcher for web mail:
Gmail and AOL mail are the only mail providers to provide with an email fetcher option. As we already know Google Fetch,
- 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:
- Create and log in into a Gmail account. This is where your web mails are fetched.
- Check for the gear icon in upper left corner and hover to select Settings in there.
- Click and visit the Accounts tab from Settings
- Select Account and Import tab which is fourth from left in the list of tabs.
- Choose Check mail from other accounts option which shows to happen via POP3.
- After navigating to “Check mail from other accounts” page, select “Add a POP3 mail account you own”
- Input the details of secondary email address or your webmail address from where you would like to fetch mails.
- Select Next Step to resume process.
- Use the Password field to input the password of your webmail or secondary mail address mentioned.
- In case of a POP3 connection, Port 110 fits right.
- In case of HTTPS choose Port 995 to suit configuration.
- Choose your preferences in the options that follows:
Choosing ports for different types of connection:
- Leave a copy of retrieved messages on the server
- Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail
- Label incoming messages
- Archive incoming messages
- One click to the button Add Account would mean you are done setting up Google mail Fetcher for your webmail or secondary mail.
- 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.