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Allowing other to access your Google Mailbox - Delegation

posted Sep 17, 2012, 8:58 PM by Jade Thaveekij   [ updated Sep 17, 2012, 9:18 PM ]

Google Mail enable you to setup Email Delegation so that your direct supervisor or team member to have access to your mailbox.  This is generally good in case of shared mailbox or temporarily during vacation. 

For more detail settings, please follow this original Google Help Page

  •  Enter Settings menu and switch to  Accounts tab.

  • At Grant access to your account section, click Add another account.

  • Enter your desire email address which will have access to your mailbox

  • Type in email of your team member then click Next Step.
  • Confirm the email address, make sure you know what you are doing.  

  • Click Send email to grant access
  • Another notification window appear.
  • On the other mail account, you should receive an email with a reference URL to confirm the authorization.  

  • Once this is confirmed, this is in effect.
  • In order to access the other mailbox, click at your account on top right, you may upload your profile picture as well.

  • Select the desire account you want to gain access.