Yes, you can have [email protected] (or whatever) in Gmail. They allow up to 5 accounts.
NOTE: This is not a tutorial for Google Apps mail, just the standard personal Gmail accounts.
First, log into Gmail (of course).
Then look to the top-right, and you’ll see a gear icon. Click it, and you’ll see a drop down menu where you can click Settings
Click the Accounts tab
Now look down a bit for Send Mail As and click the Add Another Email Address You Own link:
A pop-up window will appear. Make sure you’ve disabled your pop-up blocker, or check to see if your browser is asking if you want to allow the pop-up, if you do not see the pop-up.
On the next screen, just use the default Send through gmail option and click Next:
Now Google would like to verify that you have access to that account. Just follow the next steps Gmail walks you through, and then I’ll show you how to check that email address for email, even if it’s not set up yet.
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