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  • How do I set up my Email plan to work with my Gmail account?

    To set up your Email to work with Gmail, please follow these steps: Log into your Gmail account. Click the gear icon on the top-right side of the page. Select “See all settings" from the drop-down menu. Click on the "Accounts and Imports" tab. Under the "Check mail from other accounts:" section, click the "Add a mail account" button. When the box pops up, enter your email address and click the "Next" button. Confirm that Gmailify is not available for this provider and press the “Next” button.Google will now ask for a username/password and POP settings. You can retrieve this information under your POP3/SMTP settings in your Email Hosting web space. IMPORTANT: Your username is ALWAYS the Full email address. Enter webhost.dynadot.com as the POP server. Change the port to 995. Check the "Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail” option, and then click the "Add Account" button, and you will then be able to receive emails through Gmail. Gmail will then ask if you would like to send from this address as well. Select “Yes” and press the “Next” button. You will see another confirmation screen. Skip to the next step by pressing the “Next Step” button. The SMTP server should read webhost.dynadot.com.The SMTP server port should be 587. The "Secured connection using TLS" option should be selected by default. If not, please choose that option. Click on the "Add Account" button to save your changes. Next, gmail will ask you to verify the new address using a confirmation code or link. Once verified, you will be able to access your Dynadot email through your existing gmail account! NOTE: Gmail does not support IMAP. Want to set up your Email plan on another platform? Check out these additional instructions: iPhone iPad Mac Mail Microsoft Outlook Thunderbird

  • How do I set my domain to your Email plan?

    To set your domain to your Email plan, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select “My Domains” from the left-side menu bar and click “Manage Domains” in the drop-down. Check the box next to your domain name(s) and click on the “Bulk Action” button. Choose “Email Settings” from the “Bulk Action” list. On the Email Settings page, select the “Dynadot Email Hosting” from the top drop-down menu and click 'save email settings'. You should now see “Dynadot Email Hosting” listed alongside your domain on the “Manage Domains” page in your Dynadot account; however please be aware that it might take some time for your name server changes to propagate.

  • How do I change the domain associated with my Email plan?

    Unfortunately it is not possible to change the domain associated with your Email plan. Your email is linked to your domain.

  • How do I create domain email addresses in my Email plan?

    To create domain email addresses for your Email package, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "login/edit" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser window. On the Mailboxes section, located in the bottom left corner of the screen, click the Mailbox icon (Manage Mailboxes). Click “Create New Mailbox” on the top right corner. Enter the email address in the provided form. Press the "Create" button to save your changes. Our Pro Email plan supports an unlimited number of email addresses. Learn how to access your email and find out how to turn on a "catch all" email address, so you'll never miss an email just because of a typo! You can also visit the Email FAQ section of our help files for more info about how to set up your email with various platforms such as Gmail, Mac Mail, your iPad and iPhone, and more.

  • How do I set up my Email plan in Thunderbird?

    To set up your Email in Thunderbird, please follow these steps: Retrieve your POP3 and SMTP settings. Do not forget to enable remote access. Open Thunderbird and select "Email" under the "Create a new account" heading. Press "Skip This and Use My Existing Email." Enter your name, email address and password. Then, press "Continue." For Incoming, select your preferred type (POP or IMAP) The server hostname should be "webhost.dynadot.com." The port should be 995 for POP and 993 for IMAP. For SSL, choose "SSL/TLS." Authentication should be "Normal Password." The Outgoing setting should already be set to "SMTP." The hostname should be "webhost.dynadot.com." The port is 587. For SSL, choose "STARTTLS." Authentication should be "Normal Password." Be sure to enter your username (full email address) again at the bottom. Press "Done." Success! Your settings should look similar to what is shown below: Want to set up your Email plan on another platform? Check out these additional instructions: iPhone iPad Gmail Microsoft Outlook Mac Mail

  • How many email addresses can I have for my domain on your Pro Email plan?

    Unlimited! There's no limit on the number of email addresses you can have with your domain Email package. Learn how to set up email with your Email plan. You can also visit the Email FAQ section of our help files for more info about this awesome product, including how to set up your Email with various platforms such as Gmail, Mac Mail, your iPad, iPhone, and more.

  • How do I add a web hosting plan to a domain in my Dynadot account?

    As of Feb 1st, 2023, Dynadot offers a free single email address as well as free sitebuilder to each domain. During the checkout, you will see those free add-ons. For those prior to Feb 1st to receive your free email address & site builder. Please follow the below steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Click on the domain name (the blue hyperlink). If you have not associated your domain to email or site builder, you will be able to do so in this page.

  • How do I delete one of the email addresses I created in my Email plan?

    Our Pro Email service offers you unlimited emails. To delete an email address, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "login/edit" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser window. On the Mailboxes section, located in the bottom left corner of the screen, click the Mailbox icon (Manage Mailboxes). Check the box next to the email address you wish to delete. Click "Delete". Click the "Confirm Deletion" button to save your changes. How do I create domain email addresses in my Email plan? How do I access my domain email in my Email plan?

  • How do I set a signature for my email in my Email plan?

    Our Email platform is easy to use, and offers you the ability to create unlimited email addresses, set folders, access shared mailboxes, forward your email, and create a signature, among many other features. To create your email signature, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Email Hosting plan. Click on the "Settings" icon (the one that looks like a gear) in the top-left corner of the page, above the "Compose" button. Under "Mailbox Info," you'll see a box labeled "Signature". Type in the signature you want to show automatically at the bottom of emails you send. Please note that this area does not allow HTML tags or other coding. Click "Save" below to save your signature. You should see your signature show up when you hit "Compose" to create a new email and when you respond or forward emails.

  • What are the POP3, SMTP, and/or IMAP settings for my domain email in your Email plan?

    To access your POP3, SMTP, or IMAP settings, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Click on the "Login/Edit" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser window. Choose the email account you want under the Mailboxes section, located in the bottom left corner of the screen. Click on the Gear icon (General Settings) at the top of the left-side menu bar. Click on the "Settings" link at the bottom of the left-hand corner of the page. Look for the "Remote Access" box. To enable POP or IMAP access, toggle "Remote Access Enabled" on. Press the "Save" button to save your changes. Now this email account can be accessed by POP, SMTP, or IMAP. Use the settings in the "Remote Access" box to configure your email client software.

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