Once you enter that verification code in you should be able to send and receive emails directly in your Gmail inbox.
When composing a new email, you should now have a drop-down menu in the From field where you can choose which address to use to send a message.
Google released a new feature for Gmail this week called Gmail Delegation that lets you merge multiple accounts together.
While Google's pitch is that it allows busy executives to share their inbox with assistants, it's actually a perfect feature for people with more than one Gmail account.
If you want to manage that second email address from your Gmail inbox, make sure that you don’t check treat as an alias.
Next, you will be prompted to enter the password to the account you want to add to your Gmail inbox.
Other information relating to the server and port are usually pre-populated for you, but in some cases you will have to enter them manually.
If you’re adding a work email, be sure to get these settings from your tech administrator.
But once you're up and running, you'll never want to go back.
Luckily, all the main email providers — Gmail, Outlook, and Yahoo — let you combine your email accounts into one single inbox, to send and receive email all from one place on the web.
If you’re connecting a Gmail account, you can either connect it as a send-only account, or as an account that you will use Outlook to manage completely.