Forwarding email from cPanel to Gmail accounts

To avoid any difficulties in forwarding mail from cPanel to Gmail, we recommend that you configure the Gmail account to access the cPanel e-mail account directly. 

For example:

  • The e-mail account user@example.com is configured to forward messages to the Gmail account user@gmail.com.
  • A user logs in to the Gmail account user@gmail.com and sends a message to user@example.com.
  • The message never arrives back at the Gmail account user@gmail.com.

This behavior prevents possible e-mail loops.

An alternative configuration is to instead access messages in the other account using your Gmail inbox.

To set up this configuration, follow the steps:

  1. Disable any e-mail forwarders you have set up that forwards messages from your cpanel to the Gmail account.
  2. Log in to the Gmail account.
  3. Click the Gmail settings icon (cpanel-to-gmail), and then click Settings.
  4. Click Accounts and Import.
  5. In the Check mail from other accounts row, click Add a POP3 mail account you own.
  6. In the Email address text box, type the e-mail address that you want to access from Gmail, and then click Next Step.
  7. In the Username text box, type the full e-mail address of your cpanel account (for example, user@example.com).
  8. In the Password text box, type the password for the cpanel email account.
  9. In the POP Server text box, type your cpanel server name. ( in your case, cpanel.angani.co)

Note: You can get this information by clicking set up mail client tab from your cpanel email account

  1. In the Port list box, select 995.
  2. If you want to keep copies of messages on the cpanel server, select the Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server check box.

Note: If you do not select this option, Gmail will download messages and automatically remove them from your cpanel account.

  1. Select the Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail check box.
  2. If you want to apply a label to messages, select the Label incoming messages check box and select a label.
  3. If you want to automatically archive new messages, select the Archive incoming messages (Skip the Inbox) check box.
  4. Click Add Account. You should receive a, Your mail account has been added message. If you do not receive this message, verify the information you provided in steps 7 to 10, and then try again.
  5. If you do not want to send e-mail from your cpanel account using Gmail, click No, and then click Finish. However, if you do want to be able to send e-mail from your cpanel account using Gmail, click Yes, click Next Step, and then follow these steps:
    • Specify the display name you want to use, and then click Next Step.
    • In the SMTP Server text box, type your cpanel server name.
    • In the Port list box, select 465.
    • In the Username text box, type the full e-mail address of your cpanel account (for example, user@example.com).
    • In the Password text box, type the password for the account.
    • Select Secured connection using SSL.
    • Click Add Account.
    • Gmail sends a confirmation email to your cpanel account. Either click the confirmation link in the email, or type the confirmation code in the text box.

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