How do I set up my email in Gmail as a POP3 account?

It is possible to use your existing account to access/manage your LetsHost email in place of an email client such as Outlook or Thunderbird. To set this up in Gmail, please see the below steps. If you do not know your current email password, please visit this link for instructions on how to reset it.

  1. Log in to your Gmail account

  2. Click the settings cog icon in the upper right and click 'See all settings'

  3. Open the Accounts and Import tab

  4. In the 'Check email from other accounts' section, click 'Add an email account'

  5. Enter the full email address of the account you'd like to access, Then click Next

  6. Select 'Import emails from my other account (POP3)' and click Next

  7. Enter in the following:

  8. Enter in your username: Your full email address

  9. Enter in your password: Email address password

  10. POP server: Server hostname (in the form '', refer to 'hostname in welcome email')

  11. Port: 995

  12. Click on 'Leave a copy of retrieved messages on the server'

  13. Click on 'Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail'

  14. Click Add Account and then tick Yes, I want to be able to send mail as your domain name

  15. Enter in the same information as above

  16. Select option for 'Secured connection using TLS'

  17. Click Add Account

  18. You will be sent a verification code to your LetsHost email address. Copy and paste this into this form and click Verify. Your mail is now set up with Gmail

Please note that Gmail will check for new emails at a set interval, which you (or LetsHost) cannot change. In some cases, it is possible that Gmail will not check for new emails for an hour or two at a time.

If you require further information/assistance on this, please Open a Ticket and a member of the team will be happy to assist further.

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