Every company in Basecone has a unique Basecone e-mail address where documents can be sent to be delivered to Basecone.
Sometimes there is the need to change this Basecone e-mail address so that the e-mail address is more recognizable and personal. There are a number of possibilities for this:
- Change the Basecone e-mail address
- Forward e-mails from your own e-mail address to the Basecone e-mail address
Change the Basecone e-mail address
The unique Basecone e-mail address is structured as follows:
The part before the @ cannot be changed. The part after the @ can be changed. The Support Team can request a domain name for this. The following points are important for before this can be changed:
- The costs to own your own domain name is GBP 7,50 (excluding VAT) per month per office environment. This will be changed for all the companies in this office.
- Basecone claims the domain name
- This domain name must be unique (it cannot infract the brand or company name of other companies or organisations
Forward e-mails from your own e-mail address to the Basecone email address
It is also possible to have documents automatically forwarded to the unique Basecone e-mail address of a company from your own e-mail address (firstname.lastname@example.org). For this you need to set a forwarding system in your own e-mailbox. How this works exactly depends on your e-mail provider, your IT department or system administrator can help you with this.
Depending on your e-mail provider you can also choose to keep a copy of the forwarded messages, then control regularly whether the limit of your e-mail inbox account is not exceeded. If the limit is exceeded, new messages may not be forwarded.
Forwarding from a Gmail account
If you want to automatically forward documents from a Gmail account to an e-mail address of a company in Basecone, it is necessary to confirm this forwarding with a confirmation code.
After you have set up the e-mail forwarding system, you can easily look up the confirmation code yourself in Basecone. You can do this by clicking on E-mails in the left menu in Basecone. If you search for "forwarding" in the From field, you will see the confirmation code mentioned in the subject of the e-mail. The confirmation code is in the subject behind the (#.
You can then enter this code in the Gmail screen below. Please go to Settings and then to the tab Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.