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I need to be able to send and receive mails using contact@mydomain.com I want to manage my mails using Gmail by logging into me@gmail.com However, to prevent my original mail being displayed ("email sent by me@gmail.com on behalf of contact@mydomain.com") I had to configure the SMTP on a different Gmail account, let's call it mybusiness@gmail.com.

Here's my configuration: First I logged on me@gmail.com and set up a new mail in "Accounts and imports -> send mail as"

My Business <`contact@mydomain.com`>
SMTP SERVER: `smtp.gmail.com` 
USERNAME: `mybusiness@gmail.com`
Secured connection on port 587 using TLS

Now here's the problem:

  1. Customer sends mail to contact@mydomain.com
  2. I receive the mail on me@gmail.com
  3. The customer gets my reply from contact@mydomain.com but if he clicks reply the To: field is filled with mybusiness@gmail.com
  4. If the customer reply is to the mail from contact@mydomain.com I will NOT receive the mail on me@gmail.com. I can only see the customer reply if I log in mybusiness@gmail.com

In the headers of mails sent from contact@mydomain.com (through me@gmail.com), the return-path is mybusiness@gmail.com. However when sending mail the reply-to field is left blank.

Please help, I tried everything to solve this issue but failed. I missed weeks of customers replies due to this.

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    Are you using "google-apps" (ie. G-Suite) which you have tagged your question with? Or the FREE version of Gmail (which is what you appear to be using in your example)? – MrWhite Jul 5 '17 at 11:19
  • Free gmail but im considering switching to G-Suite if i can do the same thing – comdex Jul 5 '17 at 16:12
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    Yes autoforward works between gmail accounts – comdex Dec 11 '17 at 21:14

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