If you are not returning to Brewster next year, your BA Google account will be DELETED on June 30th and your email messages will be lost forever!

Follow these steps to transfer your BA email messages over to a Personal email account.

Video Tutorial of the steps below.

  1. If you do not already have an external Gmail account, create one:

    You can do this at https://accounts.google.com/SignUp — follow the on-screen instructions.

  2. From a computer’s web browser, open your e-mail account at the mail.brewsteracademy.org website:

    Do not try to do this from a mobile device’s browser or any mobile or desktop mail client. Only do this from an actual computer’s web browser.

  3. Click on the Gear icon in the upper right hand area of the main page:

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  4. On the pop-up menu that appears, click on Settings:

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  5. Under the “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” tab, enable POP for All Mail:

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  6. Click the “Save Changes” button at the bottom of the page.

  7. In your NEW PERSONAL GMAIL ACCOUNT go to Settings, then under the “Accounts and Import” tab select “Import mail and contacts:”

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  8. A window will pop up, asking for your email address. Fill it in with your Brewster email address and click “Continue.”

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  9. On the window that next comes up,

    1. Enter your Brewster full email address as your username

    2. Enter your password

    3. Enter “pop.gmail.com” for the POP server

    4. Set the port to 995

    5. Make sure “leave a copy of retrieved message” is checked OFF

    6. Make sure “Always use a secure connection (SSL)” is checked ON

    7. Click “Add Account”:

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    8. If you have filled the form out correctly, it will tell you your account is now added. It will offer to let you send mail as this address. Select “No” and save changes.

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    9. You will now see your account checking e-mail. This process will take several hours or days to complete, and generally will happen in batches of 200 e-mails. This is normal.

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    10. If you have any problems, please contact helpdesk@brewsteracademy.org and we will assist you the best that we can.