How Can I Remove "On Behalf of" in Gmail?

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Emails you send from Gmail using another email address appear in Outlook as "from me@gmail.com on behalf of me@example.com"? Here's how to remove "on behalf of" from Gmail.

To remove "on behalf of" and your Gmail address from messages you send in the Gmail web interface using another email address:

  1. Click the Settings gear icon () in Gmail
  2. Select Settings from the menu that has appeared.
  3. Go to the Accounts and Import tab.
  4. Click edit info next to the desired email address.
  5. Click Next Step ››.
  6. Enter the SMTP server name for the email address under SMTP Server:.
  7. Enter your email user name (usually either the full email address or what Gmail has already entered) under Username:.
  8. Type the email account's password under Password:.
  9. Typically, make sure Secure connection using TLS is selected.
    1. If the SMTP server only supports secure SSL connections, make sure Secure connection using SSL is checked for sending mail.
  10. Verify the SMTP port is correct: with TLS, 587 is the typical port; without, 465.
  11. Click Save Changes.