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Gmail

  1. Login to your Gmail account
  2. Click on the gear icon at the right corner of the page
  3. Click on Settings
  4. Click on Accounts and Import.
  5. Click on Add a POP3 mail account you own besides Check mail from other accounts (using POP3)
  6. Enter your VCN email address
  7. Click on Next step
    • Under Add a mail account you own, enter the following settings:
    • User Name: your VCN email address without @vcn.bc.ca
    • Password: your VCN password without @vcn.bc.ca
    • POP Server: mail.vcn.bc.ca
    • Port: 995
    • Check the box in front of Leave a copy of retrieved message on the server if you don’t want your messages from your VCN webmail being wiped after you setup your VCN account in Gmail
  8. Click on Add account
  9. After prompted with the message Your mail account has been added, click on Next Step
  10. Under your email address, uncheck the Treat as an alias box
  11. Click on Next Step
  12. Under Configure your mail to be sent through vcn.bc.ca SMTP servers, modify the following settings:
    • SMTP Server: out.vcn.bc.ca
    • Port: 587
    • User Name: your VCN email address without @vcn.bc.ca
    • Password: your VCN password
    • Select the secured connection using TLS option
    • Click on Add Account.
  1. Then the Gmail Team sends a confirmation email to your VCN account.
  2. Sign into your VCN account using VCN webmail or other email clients like you usually do,
  3. Click on your Inbox
  4. Click on the first message at the top that was sent from the Gmail Team
  5. Copy the 8 digit code provided in the email on a paper (or use ctrl + c)
  6. Go back to the Add a mail account you own page and enter the 8 digit code into the bar under Enter and verify the confirmation code
  7. Click on Verify.