If you own another email address, you can send email from that address. For example:

  • Yahoo, Outlook or other non-Gmail address
  • Your work, school/university or business domain or alias, such as @yourschool.edu or youralias@gmail.com
  • Another Gmail address

Tip: You can send emails from up to 99 different email addresses.

Step 1: Add an address that you own

  1. On your computer, open Gmail.
  2. In the top right, click Settings Settings and then Settings.
  3. Click the Accounts and import or Accounts tab.
  4. In the 'Send email as' section, click Add another email address.
  5. Enter your name and the address that you want to send from.
  6. Click Next Step and then Send verification.
  7. For school or work accounts, enter the SMTP server (for example, smtp.gmail.com or smtp.yourschool.edu) and the username and password on that account.
  8. Click Add account.

Step 2: Confirm the address

  1. Sign in to the account that you added.
  2. Open the confirmation message that you received from Gmail.
  3. Click the link.

Step 3: Change the 'From' address

  1. In the message, click the 'From' line.
    (If you can't see this, click on the space next to the recipient's email.)
  2. Select the address to send from.