Use own domain with gmail

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5.- Afterwards, it asks you to verify that the domain you have entered is your own and for this purpose it offers you several ways of verification. The default one is to include a TXT record in the DNS configuration of your domain. If you do not know how to do this, ask your hosting provider. There are also other validation methods such as uploading a file to your server.

Once the domain ownership has been verified, you will be asked to enter your billing information. You have a 14 day trial so you will not be charged until then. In fact, you are shown the FLEXIBLE PLAN rates, which are higher than the basic plan, which is usually sufficient for most businesses. Before the end of the 14-day trial period, you must select the final plan you want to start with. You will also be able to cancel the G Suite service if you wish. Here are some instructions on how to change or cancel the plan:

In addition, for users (with their associated email account) you can create alias email addresses (such as that redirect to the inbox of the real email account associated with the user. In other words, an alias is a kind of free, additional email address associated with an inbox of a user’s real email account.

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Open mail with your own domain

The most important advantage that we can find when using Gmail as an email client, is the centralization of several email accounts, either from Gmail, from other services, or from an own domain, and an email storage that will last over time, serving as a historical mail query, which also has an excellent system of labeling and sorting.

8) The next thing to do is to enter in the requested field the confirmation code that we will receive in the email account (the one we are setting up, not the Gmail mailbox). If the code entered is correct we will have completed the process of setting up the account of our domain in Gmail.

We will receive a confirmation email from the Gmail Team. In this email we will find a link (somewhat extensive) that asks us to confirm the whole process. Clicking on this link we should see a message like the following one that assures us that the process has been successful and that we can use the account in Gmail.

Open your own domain email with gmail

A standard Gmail address like “” is fine for your personal email. But most businesses use email addresses with their own domain name like “”.

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Now, you happen to already have your custom domain email, but you want to continue using the Gmail email platform. Fortunately, Gmail allows you to import your professional mailbox to its modern web platform.

3. In Manual Settings, under the “Mail Client Manual Settings” section you will find the recommended SSL secure settings and the different SSL settings (copy and paste this or keep this window open because we need this information later when we configure Gmail).

Before setting up Gmail, we need to create an email forwarder that forwards all emails that come into your business email account ( to your Gmail address (

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This is an open source project, you can check it on github, that allows us to create an address from my corporate email ( to my gmail email (, without paying a penny.

– This tutorial applies to anyone who has a domain and wants to have an email with their own domain type, without paying extra charges for this and regardless of whether you come from Gsuite or is the first time you buy a domain.

8. Without leaving the Gmail account, go to “Settings” > “Accounts & Import” > “Send mail as”, click on “Add another email address”. In the “Name” field, enter the name you are going to give to your email (example: “My User”) and in the “Email Address” field, enter the email with the custom domain you used previously (example: and uncheck the “Treat as an alias” box.

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This means that there is no privacy in the redirection, i.e. the TXT record of the redirection to gmail will be visible to anyone who wants to consult it. You can verify this with the commands:

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