How to Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended specifically for setting up Gmail to check your POP3 e-mail account.
  • If these instructions don’t quite work for you, check-out our tutorial on setting up other e-mail clients.

If you’ve configured your e-mail in cPanel then you can check your mail via POP3 or IMAP. In this case, we’re going to use Gmail to check our e-mail from a cPanel server via POP3.

Step 1: Go to Account Settings

Click on the ‘settings’ button.

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Then click on Settings.

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Step 2: Go to Accounts and Import and Add a POP3 Account

Click on Accounts and Import.

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Then click on Add a POP3 mail account you own.

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Step 3: Add Your POP3 Mail Account

A new window where we can begin configuring your e-mail address should have opened.

Enter your Email address and click Next Step.

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Username should be your username, generally with the domain included. For example, test-user@thebestfakedomainnameintheworld.com instead of just test-user .

Password should simply be the password for your e-mail account.

The POP Server should be set to the correct hostname. Generally speaking, this will be mail.yourdomain.com or similar.

And be sure the Port is set to 110 .

Click on Add Account .

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Step 3: Add Your SMTP Account

If you want to send mail as the e-mail address you’ve configured, then click the radio button for Yes, I want to be able to

Then click on Next Step .

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Name should be your name as you want it to appear in e-mails that you send.

Click on Next Step .

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

The SMTP Server should be set to the correct hostname. Generally speaking, this will be mail.yourdomain.com or similar. Be sure the Port is set to 25 .

Username should be your username, generally with the domain included. For example, test-user@thebestfakedomainnameintheworld.com instead of just test-user .

Password should simply be the password for your e-mail account.

Select the radio button for Unsecured connection and then click on Add Account .

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

Step 4: Verify Your SMTP Account

You should now receive an e-mail from Google asking your to verify the e-mail account. Verify your e-mail account by clicking the link in the e-mail.

Click on Close window .

How To Check POP3 Email with Gmail

That’s it, Gmail should now be setup to receive and send e-mail from your cPanel server!

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