How to adjust your existing POP email in Gmail

Summary of POP email settings

Please note: Make sure you use your own email address and given password when completing the following steps.

IMPORTANT: Do NOT delete your existing POP account

This could lead to loss of emails.The below steps are ONLY for setting up a brand new POP email account.

For NEW POP email account instructions click here »

How to adjust your existing POP email inside your Gmail

For our clients who are already using their POP service for their email, please follow the steps below to adjust your email account. Please note this only refers to clients who current are already using their POP email account and need to update their details so their new email works.

Step 1

Open up your browser and go to and login. If you do not already have a gmail account, create one now

Step 2

Click on Settings link in the top right corner of your Gmail account under the gear icon.


Step 3

Click on the Accounts tab.


Step 4

Under the section ‘Check mail from other accounts (using POP3)‘ Please select your email account you wish to edit and click ‘edit info

Step 5

A new popup should display showing you the email address settings for incoming email.

Please update / check the below settings:
E-mail Address: (ie.
Username: The username will be your full email address (ie.
Password: Enter the password you were provided
POP Server: Enter
Port: Enter 110
Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server: Do not tick
Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail: Do not tick
Label incoming messages: This is the label used when reading your emails within Google. It is up to you to label if you want.
Archive incoming messages: This will take a backup copy of all emails read within Google. It is up to you to label if you want.


Once you have done this click ‘Save Changes

That’s it! Now you can compose a new message and choose the email to be sent from your Business email address.

**These steps and screen grabs were done using a current version available. Other versions may have slightly different steps and processes.