How to give your Gmail account as many email addresses as you want
Gmail is one of the most popular email services in the world, and for a good reason. It’s free, easy to use, and has many features that can help you stay organized and get things done. But did you know that your Gmail account lets you make as many email addresses as you want? This feature can be helpful if you want to make different email addresses for work, personal, or project-related reasons. In this article, we’ll show you how to make as many email addresses as you want with your Gmail account and tell you why you should.
Why make more than one email address?
You might want to set up more than one email address in your Gmail account for a number of reasons. One of the main reasons is to keep your work emails separate from your personal emails. For example, you can make one email address for work-related messages and another for emails from family and friends. This can help you stay organized and make sure you don’t miss any important work emails in a flood of personal messages.
Another reason to make more than one email address is to cut down on spam and other unwanted emails. When you make a new email address, you can use it to sign up for online accounts or newsletters without worrying that spam will fill up your main email address.
Create Multiple Email Addresses
It’s easy to set up more than one email address in your Gmail account. Sign in to your Gmail account first, and then do the following:
Click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen and choose “Settings.”
Choose “Accounts and Import” from the “Settings” menu.
Scroll down to the “Send mail as” section and click the “Add another email address” button.
You’ll get a pop-up window asking for the new email address you want to make. Fill in the fields with the email address and name you want to use, and then click “Next Step.”
In the next window, you’ll be asked to enter the new email address’s SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) settings. By making these changes, Gmail will be able to send emails from the new address.
Click on “Add Account” next.
Once you’ve done these things, you’ll get an email with a verification link sent to the new email address you made. Click on the link to confirm your new address, and you’re done!
Repeat these steps as many times as you need to make more email addresses.
Having more than one email address
Once you’ve given your Gmail account more than one email address, you can use them right away. To send an email from one of your new addresses, just write a new message like you normally would and look for the “From” field in the window where you write the message. In the field, you’ll see a list of all the email addresses connected to your account. You can choose the one you want to use.
You can also use your new email addresses to stay organized by making filters, labels, and custom inboxes. For example, you could set up a filter to automatically label all emails sent to your work address with “Work” and all emails sent to your personal address with “Personal.” So, you won’t have to search through all of your emails to find the ones you need.
Advantages of Having More Than One Email Address
Adding more than one email address to your Gmail account can be useful in many ways. Some of them are:
Better organization: As was already said, if you have more than one email address, you can keep your personal and work emails separate. This makes it easier to stay organized and find the emails you need quickly.
Less spam: If you make a new email address, you can use it to sign up for online accounts or newsletters without worrying about your main email address getting full of spam.
You can control who can see your personal information if you use different email addresses for different tasks. For example, if you want to keep your main email address private, you might want to use a different email address when you shop online.
Better Marketing: By making different email addresses for different projects or campaigns, you can divide your email list into groups and send targeted messages to those groups. This can increase the number of people who open and click on your emails.
Productivity went up: When you can keep your personal and work communications separate, you’ll be able to focus on one thing at a time, which will make you more productive and less likely to be distracted.
Setting up multiple email addresses in your Gmail account is a simple and effective way to stay organized, cut down on spam, improve your privacy, and boost your marketing efforts. You can make as many email addresses as you need with just a few clicks, and you can use them right away. Try it out and see how it can help you stay on top of your email conversations and get more done.