How to Set Up Hostinger Email on Gmail Web Version

Welcome to Ben’s Experience! In this guide, I will walk you through the steps to set up your Hostinger email on Gmail web version. By the end of this tutorial, you’ll be able to manage your Hostinger email directly from your Gmail inbox. Let’s get started!

Step-by-Step Guide

Step 1: Access Gmail Settings

  1. Open your Gmail account.
  2. Click on the Settings icon at the top right corner.
  3. Select See all settings.

Step 2: Add Your Hostinger Email

  1. Navigate to the Accounts and Import tab.
  2. Click on Add a mail account under the “Check mail from other accounts” section.
  3. Enter your Hostinger email address and click Next.

Step 3: Configure the POP Server

  1. For the username, enter your Hostinger email address.
  2. Enter the password for your Hostinger email account.
  3. To get the POP server, log in to your Hostinger account, go to Emails at the top, then Manage next to your email account.
  4. Click on Configure desktop app to find your POP server.
  5. Copy the POP server address (typically it will be something like and use port 995.
  6. Check the options to:
    • Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server.
    • Always use a secure connection (SSL).
    • Label incoming messages with your Hostinger email address.
  7. Click Add Account.

Step 4: Set Up SMTP for Sending Emails

  1. To send emails using your Hostinger address, select Yes, I want to be able to send mail as and click Next.
  2. For the SMTP server, enter and use port 465.
  3. Enter your Hostinger email address as the username and use the same password.
  4. Ensure SSL is selected for a secure connection.
  5. Click Add Account.

Step 5: Confirm Your Email Address

  1. A confirmation email will be sent to your Hostinger inbox.
  2. Log in to your Hostinger email account, open the confirmation email, and click on the confirmation link.
  3. Click Confirm in the browser window that opens.

Verifying Your Setup

To verify that your Hostinger email is successfully linked with your Gmail, send a test email to your Hostinger email address and check if it appears in your Gmail inbox. Note that there might be a delay initially as Gmail fetches emails at longer intervals. This interval will decrease as you receive more emails.

Common Issue: Delay in Receiving Emails

If you notice a delay in receiving emails from Hostinger to your Gmail, it’s due to Gmail’s design to check for new emails at longer intervals to prevent server strain. As you receive more emails, Gmail will check more frequently, reducing the delay.

Sending Emails from Gmail Using Hostinger Email Address

To send an email using your Hostinger email address from Gmail:

  1. Click on Compose.
  2. From the drop-down list in the From field, select your Hostinger email address.

That’s it! You’ve successfully set up your Hostinger email on Gmail web version.

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