Delegating a Gmail account

Introduction

Delegating an email account will allow the delegates to access the email inbox without the password. Delegates will be able to read and reply to emails, but they will be unable to modify any of the settings.

Steps
  1. 1

    Log in to gmail as the email address that you wish to delegate to other users using the password assigned to this account.

  2. 2

    Click on the gear on the far right of the screen and choose Settings.

  3. 3

    Click on Accounts

  4. 4

    In the section "Grant access to your account" click Add Another Account

  5. 5

    Enter the primary address of any user(s) who you would like to access this email in this box and follow the remaining steps

  6. 6

    The users will receive an email and will be required to click on a link to accept this action.

  7. 7

    From there, anyone who has been delegated the email account will be able to access the email for the delegated account by clicking on his/her email address and selecting the delegated email account. It will then open in a new window.

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