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Using Google Apps for Email

Email Setup

If you are planning on having Neto host your domain name, you will need to setup email prior to going live with Neto. Neto does not manage email on behalf of its clients. Instead clients must utilise a 3rd party email service provider such as Google Apps.

Need help with Google Apps? Our Professional Services team will create a Google Apps account and up to 10 email addresses on your behalf. Find out more.

Why Does Neto Recommend Google Apps For Your Business?

Google Apps offers simple, powerful communication and collaboration tools for any size business – all hosted by Google to streamline setup, minimize maintenance, and reduce IT costs. As with other business email services, your email addresses will be linked to your domain (eg: when using Google Apps.

How to Create Your Google Apps Account

  1. Go to: Google Apps
  2. Sign up for the Google Apps service and setup your account.

    Once you have done so, you will need to validate your domain. This is done by uploading an html file to your websites root folder (/html) via FTP or editing your home page META data. To have this done for you please email the file provided to you by Google during the signup process to

Using Google Apps for Email

Once you have completed the above steps go the step by step setup instructions. This link covers everything from email account setup to the migration of data from your old email systems.

Accessing Google Apps Admin

  1. Once you have setup your Google Apps account you will be able to access the admin panel here.
  2. Replace “” with your actual domain name.

Accessing Your E-Mail via Google

  1. Once you have setup your Google Apps account and created users (email accounts) you will be able to access these mail accounts by going to:
  2. Replace with your actual domain name.

Configuring POP and IMAP Access

You can access your email accounts using the Google Apps Web Mail feature or you can access it using any other email management program such as Microsoft Outlook using Pop and IMAP. See how to configure Pop and IMAP access to your email accounts here.

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Last Modified: 28/09/2017 Neto Version: 6.3