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Gmail Findings: Download Mail from External Account

So you have several different mail accounts? Having trouble reading them all at the same time? Like the GMail user interface and would prefer to have all your emails routed through it? Look no further for Gmail can do all this for you!

To add other email accounts to your Gmail account (i.e. pairing them together) is easy and painless and can improve your efficiency by loads. Imagine having all your emails right in your Gmail inbox, ready to be read and archived inside your other around 8GB’s of space! This is all possible and pretty easy to set up. Let’s do this!

Log-in to your GMail account and have the credentials for your other accounts ready to be typed. Click on Settings at the top of the screen and choose the Accounts tab. Click on Add another mail account and follow the on-screen instructions, and you’ll have the account paired up with Gmail in no time! To later change the settings you do not need to re-add the account, you only need to press edit info on the right-hand side of the account-name and change whatever you need to change.

Remember, if you want to move your emails from the other account when receiving them, leave the Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server checkbox unchecked. If you wish to leave a copy of the mails you’re receiving then tick the box.