How to configure my Basic mailbox in Gmail? (basic mail)

  1. Log in your Gmail account.Log in Gmail accountOverview e-mails
  2. After you are logged in your account, go to the upper right corner of your webmail and click on the gear wheel and choose “Settings”.Settings
  3. From the control panel choose “Accounts and import”.Accounts and import
  4. Choose ‘Add a mail account’.Add a mail account
  5. A pop-up window will appear. Here you can add your other email address. Click “Next” to proceed.Add your other email adress
  6. Choose “Import emails from my other account (POP3)” and then click “Next”.Import emails from other account (POP3)
  7. Fill in your username, password and your server information. Click “Add Account” when you are ready.
        POP3:
        pop3.mailprotect.be
        (port:110; SSL port: 995)
    

  8. Your account was added. You will be asked if you want to be able to send mails using your new account. In this example: user1@dierckxen.be. This option can be changed afterwards. Click “Next” to proceed.Choose if you want to be able to send mails using your new account.
  9. Fill in your name to the new email address. Click on “Next step”.Fill in your name
  10. Fill in the settings for your SMTP server. Click on “Add account”.
        SMTP:
        smtp-auth.mailprotect.be
        (port: 2525; SSL port: 465; TLS poort: 587)
    

    Fill in the settings for your SMTP server

  11. You will be notified that your other server is successfully located. To confirm verification, you have to enter a verification code and click “Confirm” or click on the link in the confirmation email.Enter confirmation code
  12. Go back to your inbox where you will see your confirmation email. It may take a few minutes for the email to be sent.
  13. If you choose to enter the verification code, your mailbox will be added right away. If you choose to click, a new tab will appear and you need to click the “Confirm” button to proceed.Click on the 'confirm' button
  14. Confirmation was successful! Click on the link to return to your Gmail account.Confirmation success
  15. In your account settings, you can see your added account: user1@dierckxen.be from which you can check and send mails.Account settings for added account
Updated on 7 September 2020

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