How to Automatically Forward Gmail Messages To Another Account


How to automatically forward Gmail messages to another account Google most widely used email platform.

A billion users around the globe, Gmail over the years has evolved in more than one ways. Feature-wise it is one of the best emailing services. And among those hundreds of features,

one such feature that you may not be aware of is an automatic forwarding of emails to a different account.

It is possible for you to forward select emails or all of them to a different account once they arrive in the particular Gmail account.

It is worth mentioning that this feature is only possible to set up while on the desktop. Also, those emails arriving in the ‘Spam’ folder won’t get forwarded.

Turn on automatic forwarding

  1. On your computer, open Gmail using the account you want to forward messages from.
  2. top right, click Settings gear icon.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  5. In the “Forwarding” section, click Add a forwarding address.
  6. Enter the email address you want to forward messages to.
  7. Click Next > Proceed > OK.
  8. A verification message will be sent to that address. Click the verification link in that message.
  9. Go back to the settings page for the Gmail account you want to forward messages from, and refresh your browser.
  10. Select Forward a copy of the incoming mail.
  11. The Gmail copy of your emails. Keep Gmail’s copy in the Inbox.
  12. At the bottom of the page, click Save Changes.

Turn off automatic forwarding

  1. your computer, open Gmail using an account you want to stop forwarding messages from.
  2. In the top right, click Settings.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  5. In the “Forwarding” section, click Disable forwarding.
  6. At the bottom, click Save Changes.


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