Office of Information Technology

Forward Your Brookdale Gmail To Another Account

Complete the steps below to forward your Brookdale Gmail to another email account.

1. Login to the MyBrookdale portal.

2. Click Gmail icon from the QuickLaunch navigation to launch your Brookdale student Gmail account.

3. Select Settings.

4. Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

5. Click Add a forwarding address in the “Forwarding” section.

6. Enter the email address you want to forward to.

7. For your security, an email verification will be sent to that email address.

8. Open your forwarding email account, and find the confirmation message from the Gmail team.

9. Click the verification link in that email.

10. Back in your Gmail account, refresh the page.

11. Select the Forward a copy of incoming mail to option and make sure your new forwarding address is listed in the first drop-down menu.

12.I n the second drop-down menu, choose what you want Gmail to do with your messages, such as keep Gmail’s copy in the Inbox or archive Gmail’s copy.

13. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page.

Note: While multiple email addresses can be added as forwarding addresses in the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab, Gmail can only auto-forward mail to one address at a time. The address that is currently in use is shown in the drop-down menu next to “Forward a copy of incoming mail to.”

Tip: Use filters to forward
If you only want to forward certain kinds of messages to another account, use filters to forward messages that meet specific criteria. You can create 20 filters that forward to other addresses. Learn more about filters.

How To Stop Auto-forwarding

If you no longer want to automatically forward your mail, follow these instructions:

1. Login to the MyBrookdale portal.

2. Click Gmail icon from the QuickLaunch navigation to launch your Brookdale student Gmail account.Click the gear in the top right.

3. Select Settings.

4. Select the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.

5. Select Disable forwarding in the Forwarding section.

6. Click the first drop-down menu after “Forward a copy of incoming mail to” and check for any addresses listed as “(in use by a filter).” To disable the forwarding filter, choose the Remove option.