Change Gmail address – Here’s

The Gmail address can be changed not so easy. However, there is a trick, as you still arrive at a different Gmail address. We show how you can so change your Gmail email address.

Change Gmail address - Here's

The direct change a Google-mail address is not possible, but you can reserve a second address and connect them with the original Google Account. The new address can then be used as the primary mail address.

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Change Gmail address - Instructions

To change the Gmail address you follow our instructions analogy. In our example, Hans Mustamann wants his old Gmail address [email protected] change to the New hans[email protected]:

  1. Opens the account Create page of Google.
  2. Fill out all fields and give with username Select the desired new Gmail address. In our example, this is hans.mustamann. The &# 8220; @ gmail.com&# 8221; will be added automatically by Google in the appropriate input box.

    Created initially replaced a new Gmail account, which later your old address.Created initially replaced a new Gmail account, which later your old address.

  3. In Current email address you give the current Gmail address that want to change it - in our example [email protected]
  4. Click on the button Next Step.
  5. Confirms the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service if you agree with it. Scroll down to and click I AGREE.
  6. In the next step you your new Google account must first confirm. Give it at phone number your phone number and select either SMS or voice call. Click Next. More information about account-confirmation can be found on the associated Google web page.

    The new Gmail account must be confirmed only by phone number.The new Gmail account must be confirmed only by phone number.

  7. Under certain circumstances, you will receive an e-mail to your old Gmail address that the new Gmail address was created.

Then it connects the new and the old Gmail address. This you can use the new e-mail address as the default for your emails.

Change Gmail Address: connect mail accounts

To use the new Gmail address as the default, it now connects the two Gmail accounts:

  1. Log in with the old Gmail account.
  2. Click after the top right of the gear and click Settings.
    Danger: Here are meant the Gmail settings, not the settings of your Google Account!
  3. Click on the Accounts and Import tab.
  4. Add next to Send As clicked her on more e-mail address. A pop-up window with a yellow background opens.

    Gmail settings: In the old account it adds the new Gmail address.Gmail settings: In the old account it adds the new Gmail address.

  5. Bears here the name and the new Gmail address that you have created it. From our example above, this is [email protected]
  6. Click on the button Next Step.
  7. Confirmed that Gmail sent the email to the new address and closes the window.
  8. Get in touch Gmail, and log in with the new you a Gmail account.
  9. You should have received an e-mail with the subject as &# 8220; confirmation Gmail - send as [email protected]&# 8221 ;.
  10. Open the mail and click the confirmation link.

From your old account, you can now send so under the new Gmail address emails. Now you need to set up only one forwarding so that you receive the e-mails in your old account sent by other to the new Gmail account.

Enable forwarding: Gmail

now sets up a routing of the new Gmail address to the old, so that mails the new address in the old mailbox land:

  1. Log in with the new Gmail account and open the top right of the gear settings.
  2. Add Click the tab Forwarding and POP / IMAP button forwarding address. Give an old email address - in our example: [email protected] Click on Next and agrees shipment confirmation code.

    Gmail Adds here add forwarding address.Gmail Adds here add forwarding address.

  3. Get in touch Gmail, and log in with your old Gmail account.
  4. Google should you have sent with confirmation code mentioned the e-mail. Open it and click on the link. Google informs you that the operation was successful.
  5. Login you again and again with the new Gmail account.
  6. In the settings you open the tab Forwarding and POP / IMAP again. Activated there permanent forwarding of e-mails to the old Gmail address.

Tip: More information on the Gmail Forwarding can be found here: Set up Gmail forwarding or disable - Here&# 8217; s.

So you can now also send from your new Gmail address e-mail, you must make a final adjustment:

  1. Get in touch Gmail, and log in with the old Gmail account.
  2. Click on the Accounts and Import tab.
  3. When sending a new e-mail address should now be present.
  4. Click right next to Set as Default.

Now you can send from the old account of the new address to her e-mails. Clicks on in the editor to the sender. It then opens a drop down menu from the can you select the return address. The new address is selected by default.

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14.11.2017

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