How to Connect Hostinger Email with Gmail

If you’re using Hostinger for your email hosting and want to manage your emails through Gmail, you’re in the right place. This guide will show you how to connect Hostinger email with Gmail, enabling you to send and receive emails seamlessly through your Gmail account.

Step-by-Step Guide to Connect Hostinger Email with Gmail

1. Access Gmail Settings

  • Log in to your Gmail account.
  • Click on the gear icon in the upper right corner and select ‘See all settings’.

2. Set Up Mail Fetching

  • Go to the ‘Accounts and Import’ tab.
  • In the ‘Check mail from other accounts’ section, click on ‘Add a mail account’.
  • Enter your Hostinger email address and click ‘Next’.

3. Configure Hostinger Email Settings

  • Re-enter your Hostinger email address as the username.
  • Enter the password for your Hostinger email.
  • To get the POP server details, log into your Hostinger account:
    • Navigate to ‘Emails’ and select ‘Manage’ next to your email account.
    • Click on ‘Configure desktop app’ to find the POP server.
  • Copy the POP server address (usually something like and set the port to 995.

4. Additional Settings

  • You can choose to leave a copy of retrieved messages on the server.
  • Ensure that ‘Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail’ is checked.
  • Optionally, label incoming messages to identify them as coming from your Hostinger account.
  • Click ‘Add Account’.

5. Set Up Email Sending

  • To send emails from your Hostinger address via Gmail, you’ll need to configure the SMTP settings:
    • Under ‘Send mail as’, click ‘Add another email address’.
    • Enter your Hostinger email address and name.
    • For SMTP server, use and set the port to 465.
    • Enter your Hostinger email address and password.
    • Ensure ‘Secured connection using SSL’ is selected.
    • Click ‘Add Account’.

6. Confirm Your Email Address

  • Gmail will send a confirmation email to your Hostinger address.
  • Check your Hostinger inbox for the confirmation email and click on the link to verify.
  • Once confirmed, you can start sending emails from your Hostinger address through Gmail.

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Delayed Email Retrieval: If emails from Hostinger are not appearing in your Gmail inbox immediately, it’s important to know that Gmail fetches emails at intervals to reduce server load. Initially, this interval can be up to 10 minutes but can become more frequent based on your email activity.

Improving Fetch Frequency: To encourage Gmail to fetch emails more often, subscribe to daily newsletters or increase the volume of emails received. Over time, Gmail will recognize the increased activity and shorten the fetch intervals.

By following these steps, you’ll have successfully connected your Hostinger email with Gmail, making your email management more efficient.

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By following this guide, you’ll enhance your productivity and streamline your email communication by integrating your Hostinger email with Gmail. Happy emailing!

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