How to Configure Zoho Mail-in Gmail?

On this page, we’ll see how to configure Zoho mail in Gmail. Usually, Gmail allows you to configure your account with almost all the email clients. It also allows you to configure the email service like Zoho with its account.


To configure your Zoho mail in Gmail, you need to enable IMAP access on your Zoho account. The detailed instructions given below will help you to enable IMAP access on your Zoho mail account.

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Step 1: Enabling IMAP Access

  • Step 1:Sign in to your Zoho Mail account.
  • Step 2:After signing into your account successfully, click the Gear icon to access the Settings section.
  • Step 3:Now on using how to configure Zoho Mail in Gmail guide, click the Mail tab followed by the Email Forwarding and POP/IMAP sub-tab.
  • Step 4:Navigate to the IMAP Access section.
  • Step 5:Click the radio button beside the Enable option.
  • Step 6:Note down the Incoming and Outgoing Server details of your Zoho Mail account displayed below the IMAP Access section.

Incoming server:; Port: 993 (SSL)

Outgoing server:; Port:465 (SSL)

Step 2: Configure Zoho Mail In Gmail To Receive Email

  • Step 1: From your computer browser, sign in to your Gmail account.
  • Step 2: Click the Settings icon
  • Step 3: Go to the Accounts tab
  • Step 4: Click the command line titled Add another email address you own.
  • Step 5: Now on proceeding with how to configure Zoho Mail in Gmail manual, a dialog box titled Add another email address you own will open up.
  • Step 6: Enter your name in the Name field.
  • Step 7: In the Email address field, enter your Zoho Mail account’s email address.
  • Step 8: Enable the Treat as an alias option by clicking the checkbox beside it. 
  • Step 9: Click the Next Step button.
  • Step 10: Now, you have to enter your Zoho Mail account’s SMTP server details such as SMTP server address, username, password, and port number in the corresponding fields.
  • Step 11: After entering the required details, click the Add Account button
  • Step 12: Now, sign in to your Zoho Mail account and open the confirmation email that you have received.
  • Step 13: Confirm the action and return to the Gmail account.

Step 3: Configure Send Email

  • Step 1: On your Zoho email account, click the Settings option. 
  • Step 2: Go to Email Forwarding and POP/IMAP and click the Add email address command.
  • Step 3: Enter your Gmail account credentials in the given fields and click Add. Now, the business email account will send a confirmation message to your Gmail account. 
  • Step 4: Click Reply to send an email directly from your business email account.

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