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HOW TO send e-mails from any address using Gmail’s SMTP server

Gmail A little while ago Lifehacker posted instruction how you could use Gmail’s SMTP server to send mail from any e-mail address. Drawback: Google would always rewrite your From: address back to your original Gmail address, kinda defeating our original idea. Last week then, Google added a new feature allowing Gmail users to add multiple e-mail addys and to choose one from a drop-down list when sending a message via the Gmail interface. What hasn’t been mentioned yet is that once you’ve added another verified e-mail address to your Gmail account, Gmail’s SMTP server would happily forward the new From: address! And this is how you do it… Link.

8 thoughts on “HOW TO send e-mails from any address using Gmail’s SMTP server

  1. You can add another verified e-mail address from the English Version of the Gmail user interface, but not from the, for example, Italian one.

    GMail English and Italian version are NOT in sysnc…

  2. EnricoArdizzoni is not fully correct. You can add another verified e-mail address from the US English version of the Gmail user interface. The gmail US English and the UK English versions are not in sync. ( or maybe that should be the US English and the English English versions are NOT in Sync)

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