How To Add A Non-Google account to Inbox by Gmail

Even though the new communication technologies have taken the primacy, the emails are still standing strong. More than 201 billion emails are sent daily and a lot of that number is accessed via smartphones.

Google Inbox is a terrific email client that can be used both for Android and iOS. It’s greatly organized, with intuitive design and emails preview feature. Besides its compatibility with Gmail, you can add alternative email accounts and use one app for gathering all your mail. Today we’ll walk you trough procedure that should help you set up multiple non-Google accounts to Inbox.

Adding non-Google accounts to Google Inbox app

The problem with a multitude of email clients, especially on smartphones, is data and resource consuming. So, instead of using numerous clients, you can set up everything on one and there so surpass the difficulties. Your battery will last longer and you’ll experience fewer data and RAM consumption on the daily basis. And since the Gmail is not as good as you would expect from a native email client, Inbox is probably the best solution for you.

In order to progress you’ll need:

  • Gmail Account connected to Inbox
  • Gmail app

This is the procedure for setting up your non-Google email with Gmail.

  1. Open Gmail app.
  2. Tap Menu.
  3. Tap Add Account.
  4. Choose matching account type.
  5. The Google should ask you to use Gmailify for other providers mail.
  6. Now you should have an alternative account in Google Inbox.
  7. Uninstall or disable Gmail and use exclusively Inbox.

However, users reported few issues with this setup. In case you are having some issues, you may try clearing Inbox Data or reinstalling the app. Have in mind that this client is originally intended for Gmail users so some problems may occur. We can only hope for some universal Google solution, especially since Gmail app is most of the time an underwhelming client.

What is your favorite email client? Do you use a single or multiple clients?

Please tell us in the comments section.

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