How to Send Mail with a Different From: Address in Gmail

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Click the "Add another email address" link

Click the
Click the "Add another email address" link. Heinz Tschabitscher

  • Select Settings from the top Gmail navigation bar.
  • Go to Accounts.
  • Click the Add another email address link.

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Enter the desired email address under "Email address:"

Enter the desired email address under
Enter the desired email address under "Email address:". Heinz Tschabitscher

  • Enter the desired email address under Email address:.
    • Make sure you can receive emails at this address. You can only add email addresses that belong to you to Gmail.
    • Optionally, click Specify a different "reply-to" address and type the email address again. If you do not set the Reply-To: address, replies to your messages may go to your Gmail address.
  • Click Next Step ››.
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    Now click "Send Verification"

    Now click
    Now click "Send Verification". Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Now click Send Verification.

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    Close the "Gmail - Add another email address" window

    Close the
    Close the "Gmail - Add another email address" window. Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Close the Gmail - Add another email address window.

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    Check for new email in your email client

    Follow the verification link in the
    Follow the verification link in the "Gmail Confirmation - Send Mail as...". Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Check for new email in your email client and follow the verification link in the Gmail Confirmation - Send Mail as... message.

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    Close the "Confirmation Success!" window

    Close the
    Close the "Confirmation Success!" window. Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Close the Confirmation Success! window.

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    Verify your new email address appears in the "Accounts" section

    Verify your new email address appears in the
    Verify your new email address appears in the "Accounts" section. Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Verify your new email address appears in the Accounts section of your Gmail settings.
      • Optionally, click make default to make it your new default when sending mail from Gmail.

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    Select the desired email address from the "From:" drop-down menu

    Select the desired email address from the
    Select the desired email address from the "From:" drop-down menu. Heinz Tschabitscher

    • Select the desired email address from the From: drop-down menu when composing mail in Gmail.