Adding your improvmx email address as a gmail sender alias
  • Steps

    • Make sure you have 2FA enabled on your gmail account

      1. For this method to work, you need to have two factor authentification enabled for your Google account. If it’s not, follow the link below and set it up.

      2. Enable 2FA for your Google account

    • Create an App Password

      1. Google will verify your ownership with this app password. Select “Mail” under app, and “Mac” under device. Hit “Generate”. Copy and keep for later!

      2. Create an app password

    • Add your email to Gmail

      1. Go to Gmail -> Settings -> Accounts and Import. Then, select “Add another email address you own” under Aliases.

    • Fill in your sender’s information

      1. Set your forwarded email (your alias) and your sender’s name. Untick “treat as an alias”.

    • Fill in your email information

      1. SMTP is, port is right already.

      2. Username is your gmail address (incl.

      3. Password is the password you generated on Step 2.

      4. Leave TLS enabled as is

    • Confirm ownership

      1. You will receive an email from GMail asking you to confirm ownership with a code. Fill in the code in the popup modal, and you are all set!

    • Send emails from your alias

      1. Now you can just select your alias in the list when you compose a new message.

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