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Forward Your Gmail-based VT Email to FBRI

If you want to be able to send and receive both VT (@vt.edu) and FBRI (@vtc.vt.edu) using only your FBRI account, you can configure your VT Gmail account to forward all mail to your FBRI account.  To configure this:

  1. Log into your VT Gmail account using your VT PID and password. 
  2. Open the Settings dialog in Gmail:
  3. Choose Forwarding and POP/IMAP at the top of the screen.

  4. Click the Add Forwarding Address button: 

  5. In the dialog box that appears, enter your FBRI email address,  i.e. jdoe@vtc.vt.edu.

  6. Click Next

  7. On the confirmation screen that opens, click Proceed.  If prompted before this screen, click OK 

  8. To begin forwarding your mail, you need to enable the rule.  At the top of the screen, enable the radio button labeled Forward a copy of incoming mail to and choose the the address you entered above in the dialog box.  For the second box, choose the action you prefer for the mail items in Gmail once they are forwarded.  Most people choose archive:

  9. Click the Save Changes button in the bottom middle of the screen: 

    All mail items, including appointments, sent to your VT Gmail account will now be forwarded to your VTCRI account.  To make changes, return to the Forwarding and POP/IMAP settings within Gmail. 

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  1. Jed Krisch

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