Gmail is possibly the best web mail interface availble and can be used to view emails and send emails on the go. You can utilize this and sync your non gmail address through this interface very simply as long as you have a Gmail account.

If you don't have "...@gmail.com" or a "...@googlemail.com" email thats fine, you can sign up for a gmail email account and alot of other useful serivces for free here, accounts.google.com/SignUp

Warning Google is known to harvest your email content to supply targeted marketing opportunities and has been know to hand over data to 3rd parties. If you email absloutly needs a military or goverment level of security this is not an option for you and I recommend a security focused encrypted email service but 95% of people dont need to worry.

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Step 1 - Login to your Gmail account

Firstly you'll need to go to your Gmail inbox. Login to Gmail here

Then you'll need to navigate to the tight hand "gear" dropdown menu and click "settings".

How to link your personal email account to Gmail, step 1

How to link your personal email account to Gmail, step 2

Step 2 - Select "Accounts and Imports"

Look on the top bar of Gmails options and you'll see a tabbed option saying "Accounts and Imports"


Step 3 - Select add a POP3 email account

Scroll about halfway down the page and select "add a POP3 mail account that you own". This will open a new tab in your browser.

What you're doing here is going to your private email server and downling them onto Googles Gmail server so tey then show up in your Gmail inbox.

Warning! Google is known to harvest your email content to supply targeted marketing opportunities and has been know to hand over data to 3rd parties. If you email absloutly needs a military or goverment level of security this is not an option for you and we recommend a security focused encrypted email service but 95% of people dont need to worry.

How to link your personal email account to Gmail, step 3

How to link your personal email account to Gmail, step 4

Step 4 - Enter your pesonal email

Enter your personal or bussiness email address here and click next.


Step 5 - Enter your server settings

PQL email customers can use mail.publicquest.co.uk as there incoming and outgoing mail server

Normally default mail ports are as shown below but can be customised.

Protocol Default Port SSL Port
POP3 110 995
IMAP 143 993
SMTP 25 465

Click add account and you should be done.

How to link your personal email account to Gmail, step 5

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