Strikingly Email: Using Gmail to Send and Receive Emails

Running businesses usually involves checking your custom emails, in addition to a separate email like Gmail for personal use. It could be a little difficult to manage if you have to check two mailboxes all the time so we found a way for you to do both without leaving Gmail. If you don't have a custom email address, visit Strikingly Email: Creating Custom Email Addresses.


Before You Begin

Prepare your email account and password. Before you set up an email client, make sure you are able to log in to your webmail, click here to log in to your MyStrikingly Email. To change the system-generated password, visit Strikingly Email: Changing Password.

If you'd like to receive all emails sent to your MyStrikingly email in your other inbox, you can set up email forwarding



To Set Up Gmail, follow these steps:



Step 1: Configure Gmail to Send Emails as Your MyStrikingly Email

1. Sign in to your Gmail.

2. Open the Gmail settings by clicking the gear icon in the top-right corner.

3. Select "See all settings".


4. Go to the "Accounts" tab.

5. Click "Add another email address".


6.  Enter the information about your email address and click "Next Step".

  • Name - Your recipients will see this name when they receive your message.
  • Account Name, User Name, or Email address - Your full email address
  • Treat as an alias - Mark this checked



7. Enter the required email settings below and click "Add Account".

  • SMTP Server:
    • Port: 465
  • Username - The complete email address of your email account
  • Password - The password for your email account
  • Secured connection, using SSL (recommended) - Mark this selected



8. Log in to your MyStrikingly Email to find the email subject as "Gmail Confirmation - Send Mail as"



9. Click the link in the confirmation email.



10. A new tab will open and you will need to click "Confirm" to allow sending emails using your custom email address from within your Gmail account.



11. Once you see the "Confirmation Success!" message, you can close that tab and go back to your Gmail settings.

12. Verify that your custom email has been added by refreshing the Gmail settings page. Your "Send mail as" settings should look like below.


Now you can start sending emails from your custom email address by clicking the "From" field when you're sending an email. 



Step 2: Configure Gmail to Receive Emails from Your MyStrikingly Email

1. Go to the "Accounts and Import" tab.

2. Click "Add a mail account".


3. Enter the complete email address of your email account and click the "Next" button.


4. Click "Next".


5. Enter the required email settings below:

  • Username - The complete email address of your email account
  • Password - The password for your email account
  • POP Server:
    • Port: 995


6. Check the following options:

    • Leave a copy of the retrieved message on the server. In case you lose access to your Gmail account, you'll still have a copy of your emails in your Webmail (MyStrikingly).
    • Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail. - With this checked, Gmail will make a secure connection downloading the emails.
    • Label incoming messages: your email account. - This lets you easily tell which emails came from your custom email and which ones were received directly through your personal Gmail email address.

7. Click "Add Account". If no errors were encountered, the pop-up window will automatically close. Gmail should start retrieving all your emails in your MyStrikingly/custom email inbox. 


If you only want to receive all emails sent to your MyStrikingly email to your Gmail inbox, you can set up email forwarding


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