Mail delegation in Gmail/ Google Apps

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In this example: Apps Admin wish to share his Mailbox access with Dipesh.

  • Login to Gmail with Apps admin account, Click the gear in the top right and select Settings.
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  • Select the Accounts and Import tab.
  • Under ‘Grant access to your account,’ click the Add another account link.
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  • Enter the email address of the person you’d like to access your account and click Next Step.
  • Remember, you can only enter your Organization email address.
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  • You’ll see a confirmation message. Click Send email to grant access if you’re sure.
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  • The delegate (Dipesh) will receive a verification email explaining that you’ve granted access to them.
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  • To see if the delegate has confirmed access to your account, look at the Accounts and Import tab in Settings
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  • To access the Delegated account, select Google Account/ Avatar from top corner of Gmail.
  • After the delegate confirms this request, it may take up to 30 minutes for the verification process to be completed.
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  • Done