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I have an additional email address [email protected] associated with my Google Groups account that I use as sender on some groups. I can use this account to log into gmail by providing [email protected] as the username, but when I log in I really log into my [email protected] account and need to use the same password.

I'm unable to receive email on [email protected] and email to this account bounces. When I try to claim the account using Accounts and Import -> Send mail as I don't receive the verification email.

It looks like my [email protected] only works like an alias for my [email protected], but I would rather also have the opportunity to receive email also on this separate account that Google Groups has as an option for subscription.

Would this be possible somehow?

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  • @Rishbabh I think some of them still requires answers so I would like to keep them open. E.g. this question took over a year to get answered.
    – grm
    May 7, 2012 at 8:10

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See [email protected] is an alias for [email protected], which implies that [email protected] is something like: [email protected] [email protected] or [email protected]

This is not a separate GMail account and so you cannot receive separate emails for this. You do not have a separate inbox for this. You can create a filter so that the emails sent to the additionalemail go to a particular label.

You can try creating accounts on different sites using additionalemail, you try to subscribe to something using this additional email.

If you go to GMail>Settings>Accounts and Imports you can add additionalemail under the Send Mail as and send e-mails as additionalemail (but the complete header of the sent email would reveal your [email protected]).

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