How to forward your domain email to Gmail

If you’re receiving lots of daily emails from your readers or your website members, then, you will find it hard to log in many times to cPanel. You will need to log in again to your webmail account for every session.

That way, things become complicated, and you will lose the fast reply to your emails, but, you can solve that problem easily when you forward all your incoming emails to your Gmail account.

Best of all, you can reply directly from Gmail and the sender will be always the same email that received that message. Today I’ll show you a step by step tutorial on how to forward a domain email to Gmail and host it completely there.

Gmail is the most popular email service in the world. It’s easy to manage and fast, especially, if you switch to the basic HTML version when you have a slow connection. You can easily redirect your website email to your own Gmail account and receive emails and reply from the same place.

Forward a website email to Gmail

To forward your company or blog email to Gmail, all you have to do is to log into cPanel, then, find the icon “Forwarders”, click on it:

How to Forward your Domain Email to Gmail

You will get the page where you can create a new redirect to your domain email.

There are two options, the first one at the top of the page, is forwarding a single domain email. This is what you need in general, and the second one, which is forwarding all the emails related to that domain name at once, to your preferred email account, such as Gmail, Yahoo, Yandex, and others. For now, select the first one for a single email redirect.

How to Forward your Domain Email to Gmail

The next page lets you add your forward, select your domain name if you have multiple sites, then, enter the domain email that you want to redirect. The final step will be adding the target Gmail account to receive all your website emails:

How to Forward a website email to Gmail

Now, you need to verify your domain email with Gmail, just log in to your Gmail account and click on “Settings” at the top right of the page as the next screenshot example.

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Verify your domain email with Gmail

Now, you will get all your email settings, but you only need to click on the “Accounts and Import” link as this screenshot.

Gmail settings

Now, click “Add another email address you own” and check the option “Reply from the same address to which the message was sent” as below:

Redirect your website email to Google email

A new pop-up window will be opened, just enter your domain name email as this example.

enter your domain email

A new step in the same window will be there, just let the first option that says “Send through Gmail” checked and click the “Next Step” button. Now, click the “Send Verification” button.

verify your domain email

And finally, Google will send you a verification email with a code, just come back to your cPanel account, click on the “Email Accounts” icon and continue as usual to your domain email. Login and copy the Google verification code and use it in the pop-up window box, or simply, click the verification link directly if you can see it, and you will get the Google success message.

Gmail confirmation

And finally, you have a single Gmail account where you can receive emails from your domain name, and best of all, you can reply directly to any email from Gmail, the sender will be set automatically as your domain name email if you get emails there. Anyway, you can select the sender as you want.

At the same time, you get a copy of all your incoming emails stored in your cPanel email account. Now, you’ve learned how to forward your domain email to Gmail and you can also help others to do the same by linking to this step by step tutorial, I hope this helped.

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Fathi Arfaoui is a Physicist, Blogger and the founder of He shares Business, WordPress and Blogging tips to build a better blog and succeed online.

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