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

 If you want to send an email in Gmail with a different address in the "from" field, just follow these simple instructions.

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Click the "Add Another Email Address" Link

Click the "Add another email address" link
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 "Email address:"
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 "Send Verification"
    Now click "Send Verification". Heinz Tschabitscher
    • Now click Send Verification.
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    Close the "Gmail - Add Another Email Address" Window

    Close the "Gmail - Add another email address" window
    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 "Gmail Confirmation - Send Mail as..."
    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 "Confirmation Success!" window
    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 "Accounts" section
    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 "From:" drop-down menu
    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.