1. Watrat's Avatar
    Good evening,
    I am sort of stuck here and was hoping someone may have experienced something similar. Am not sure of the proper names so I will try and explain my issue as best as I can.
    I use gmail for my contacts, mail, and calendars. In previous setups (mavericks, Yosemite) I have unchecked email in preferences and went to add a new email account because I use an alias as my default address..even though it still checks and sends mail thru gmail. This has worked great on all devices until I updated to el cap. Because it wasn't working I deleted the account and went to set up again. When I say other mail accounts I enter my info but using the gmail login and app specific password with my default sent from address...it tells me the account already exists. When I try and setup as a google account it won't let me change the login information.
    I hope that this made some sense but I am starting to get blurry playing with this all night. Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks
    10-03-2015 09:24 PM
  2. Agristiano's Avatar
    I am facing the some problem too, since I updated to El Cap I cant add my Gmail. I already changed my password, follow instructions from Google, etc but it still stuck...

    Can I get some help setting up my Gmail mail app el Cap?-screen-shot-2015-10-05-1.19.30-pm.png
    10-05-2015 01:36 AM
  3. Watrat's Avatar
    Good afternoon...I was able to figure it out...add your google account as is..go into preferences and you will see alias listed...select it and add the email address you want as an alias. Should work from there. Not in front of home machine at the moment so I apologize about listing it from memory. I can double check specifics when I get home.
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    10-05-2015 12:34 PM
  4. Agristiano's Avatar
    Dear Watrat, I can not find "alias"...could you please? thanks..
    03-29-2016 02:11 AM
  5. Watrat's Avatar
    While in Mail go to preferences...accounts and select the account and it will be under account information
    03-29-2016 08:45 PM

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