Before you begin, you must first the add domain you wish to use. If you haven't added a domain already, please follow this guide.
Now it's time to create the email you wish to use, in the example below, we will create an email address called "firstname.lastname@example.org"
Name: Enter the name of the email address you want to use, if you want to set up "email@example.com" then only enter "help".
Domain: Choose your domain from the list
Fowards: Click "Add" and then enter your Gmail address there.
Scroll down and click "Continue".
Now go to back to the Email section and open the menu called "SMTP Settings", these are the settings we now need to configure in Gmail, so that you can send emails as the email address you just created.
Open a new tab in your browser and login to your Gmail account, and then open the Gmail settings:
Go to the "Accounts and Import" tab and then locate "Send mail as" and click "Add another email address" and then fill in your information and click "Next Step".
Example (for reference):
If you haven't already, open the Templ.io SMTP Settings page, the details there are used to configure Gmail, it will look similar to this:
In Gmail, you need to fill in your details, according to the SMTP Settings from Templ.io.
SMTP Server: The server address from your SMTP Settings
Username: Your username from your SMTP Settings
Password: Your password from your SMTP Settings (Click Show password and then you can select and copy your password).
Select "Secured connection using TLS (recommended).
Click "Add Account", and then you need to verify your new email address, you can do this by opening the email you just received from the Gmail team (in your Gmail inbox), and click the confirmation link and then the Confirm button.
You can now send emails with your new address via Gmail.
To send a new email from the email you just set up, click the "From" option and select your newly created email:
You can also make this email the default email in the Gmail Settings -> "Accounts and Import" -> Locate your email address and click "Make default".
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