Send email from Gmail with custom address

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to add a custom email address to Gmail, then setting it up to be able to send mail as that address.

  1. Go to
  2. Either create a new Gmail account, or login to an existing one.
  3. Towards the top-right, click on the Settings Cog, then click on Settings.
  4. Click on the Accounts and Import tab.
  5. In the Send mail as: section, click on Add another email address you own.
  6. In the pop-up window that comes up, enter in the name and email address for the account you’re adding, un-check Treat as an alias, and click Next Step >>
  7. On the next page leave the option Sent through Gmail (eaiser to setup)selected, then click Next Step >>
  8. Now you need to verify you have access to the email account we’ve entered, on the next page click on Send Verification.
  9. Check your email account, and either click on the verification link, or copy the confirmation code that Gmail emails you into the text box for it, and click on Verify.
  10. Back on the Accounts and Import tab we can now see our new account added, go ahead and click on Compose.
  11. Now in the From drop-down, select our new account, then enter in the rest of your message and click Send.
  12. Now check the account you send the message to, you should see it was sent from the new account we’ve added, and also mailed by