Gmail for cPanel

Gmail or Google mail is the email service provided by Google. This is different from Google Web Apps where a user uses Google’s paid business applications. This walkthrough will show you how to configure the free Gmail platform to work with your talonX cPanel email address.

Make a note of your email address and your email password so you can reference them when you go through the instructions. See our cPanel email setup section for assistance here.

  1. Login to your Gmail Account.
  2. In the top lefthand corner, open the Settings cog and choose Settings.
    1 - Gmail Settings
  3. Click Accounts and Import.
  4. Click “Add a mail account” under “check mail from other accounts”.
  5. Enter your Email address.
    2 - Gmail Add an Account
  6. Click the Next button.
  7. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  8. Enter Password for your email account.
    3 - Gmail Server Setup
  9. Enter the POP Server. This will be your host.talonx.com
  10. Choose any additional options you may want
  11. Click the Add Account button.

Outgoing Mail (SMTP)

  1. Choose ” Yes, I want to be able to send mail as example@example.com”

    4 - Gmail Add Address
  2. Choose if you will use this address as an Alias. We recommend unchecking the ‘Treat as an alias” box.
    5 - Gmail Name Account
  3. Click the Add account button.
  4. Choose to send “Send through example.com SMTP server”
  5. Enter the SMTP Server. This will be your host.talonx.com
  6. Enter your full email address as the Username.
  7. Enter Password for your email account.
  8. Choose Port 25 (Non SSL) or 465 (SSL).
    6 - Gmail Outgoing Server

Google will either send a verification code, or a link to click to confirm your choices. After you confirm this, your email should be good to go. Send an email to and from another email address to test. A new ‘From’ selection will be available in compose a message area.

If there are other issues, you should submit a ticket to our hosting support here.