How to Forward Centurylink Email to Gmail?

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If you are using a Centurylink email account for sending and receiving emails, but want to get them forward from this account to your Gmail account, you will need to configure certain settings in your Gmail account. To know how to forward Centurylink emails to your Gmail account, follow the step-by-step instructions provided below.

Guide to Forward Centurylink Emails to Gmail

  • On your computer, you will first need to open a web browser and go to the sign-in page of Gmail. Enter your email address and password in the provided field and sign in to your account.
  • Once you are logged into your Gmail account, you will need to click on the Setting option (gear icon) located on the top-right corner of the page. This will open a drop-down menu on your screen.
  • From the drop-down menu that appears on your screen, you will need to select the See all settings button. This will direct you to the settings section of your Gmail account.
  • Once you are in the settings section of your Gmail account, you will need to select the Accounts and Import tab.
  • In the Accounts and Import tab, you will first need to locate the Check mail from other accounts section. Once you find it, you will need to select the Add a mail account option. Doing so will open an “Add a mail account” window.
  • In the “Add a mail account” window, you will need to enter the email address in the provided field and select the Next button. As you will click on the Next button, you will be directed to the next screen where you will be provided the following options to proceed further:
  • Link accounts with Gmailify
  • Import email from my other account (POP3)

NOTE: While the “Import email from my other account (POP3)”  option will allow you to import email from your CenturyLink account, selecting the “Link accounts with Gmailify” option will allow you to keep both email addresses as well manage email from both using your Gmail Inbox. Usually, it is recommended to use Gmailify.

  • After selecting Link accounts with the Gmailify option, you will need to click on the Next button. This will direct you to the next screen where you will be prompted with the following notifications and two options – Not now | Agree.

By agreeing, you’ll allow Gmail to access:

  • Profiles (read and write)
  • Centurylink (Read and write)
  • Centurylink (Full access)
  • Once you agree to the prompted information, you will need to click on the Agree button.
  • As you will click on the Agree button, you will be directed to the next screen where you will be provided the following confirmation message:

You can now manage your Centurylink email account emails from Gmail. Better spam protection and email categories will help you keep your inbox clean.

You can unlink at any time by going to Settings in Gmail.

Here, you will need to click on the Close button.

  • As you will click on the Close button, you will be redirected to the settings section of your Gmail account. Now when you will visit the Check mail from other accounts under Accounts and Import settings tab, you will find your Centurylink email account appearing. In case you ever wish to disconnect your Centurylink email in Gmail, simply go to the Check mail from other accounts section under the Accounts and Import section and click on the Unlink option next to your Centurylink email address.

So, these are the steps that you will need to follow to forward Centurylunk email to your Gmail account.

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