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Grant Access to Your Gmail Account with Email Delegation

Gmail is allowing you to manage your multiple accounts more efficiently by introducing a new feature known as “Email Delegation”. Email Delegation is a feature which allows you to grant access to other Gmail user to manage your account. With the help of Email Delegation feature other Gmail users whom you have grant the access can check your inbox and reply to emails on your behalf. You don’t have to worry about other factors chat or changing settings of your Gmail account etc. because others won’t able to chat or change the settings of your Gmail account including Account Password.

Even if other user is managing your Gmail account, user can view both the accounts at same time. It is easy to switch between accounts and if you sign out of any account then it will sign you out of all the accounts you were viewing. If you think that you don’t want to provide the Gmail account access anymore to other, you can delete the delegation account anytime.

How to give some one access to you Gmail account using delegation feature:


  • Go to Settings and Account Tab.


  • You will see a new feature called “Grant Access to Your Account”.


  • Enter the account you want to add.


  • The account you will add will get an email with confirmation link to accept or reject the access.
  • Once accepted, you will see a drop arrow near account Id which will help you to switch between accounts.


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If you are a blogger or providing online services with your virtual team then this is very useful feature. If you are busy with your work and can’t access your multiple accounts then any of your reliable team members can reply to client’s email or reader’s query on your behalf.

Check out Email Delegation feature of Gmail and do share with us that you found this feature useful or not?

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  • Nick

    How could we share out google app gmail account with other gmail users? I realy need to know this please tell some solution.

  • Kartik@DailyTechPost

    Thanks for sharing this information…

    • Whiztechy

      @ Pavan, @Karthik, Thanks for commenting, Try it out, you will surely find it useful.

  • Pavan Kumar

    Thanks for sharing this new tip. I will try to use this…

  • Sahil @iBlognet

    This is a great way to make it easy for me to have multiple accounts in gmail but actually delegating is not so important to one single email address.

    And does the receiver of a delegated email can see your email address even if it is sent through an email address that someone else delegated to you?

    The FROM field will contain the delegated email address, but the SENT BY field will contain the email address who actually typed it.

    • Whiztechy

      Yeah Sahil, the “sent from” will be one who typed it but it’s good because when dealing with official mails, it is always better to have transparency who sent mail on whose behalf.

  • Jasmine

    Oh yes, this is a really useful Gmail feature. I have been using it with my team members, it’s really a good feature to use. Love it.

  • Usman

    This Feature is very Useful for persons having Multiple Gmail Accounts

    • Whiztechy

      Right Usman and I guess we all have multiple Gmail accounts.

  • sreekumar

    Facility advantageous to corporates, but for individuals, how far successful is debatable.

  • Dinesh @ DailyBlogMoney

    Its new to me in gmail. They are introducing all features what you can get on local area network.

    • Whiztechy

      @ eTipsLibrary, @Dinesh, Do try it out. I found it very useful.

  • eTipsLibrary

    very informative. was not aware of the feature. thanks whiztechy


    Already using this feature… This is really good and helps to switch between accounts easily…

  • PR@ AlmostLikeEverything!

    Thanks for the info whiztechy, Google is always ahead in enhancing there present and future products

  • Eddie gear

    I have already written about this on my site.

    • Eddie Gear

      Yes please. Google is coming out and has so many awesome products, we are proud to write about them and hope they reach people.


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