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How to Use Email

Apache email usage based on Gmail

When you become a committer, you will have an apache email. This tutorial uses apache email based on Gmail.

1. Login to Gmail

2. Set up your Apache email

3. Click on settings


4. Find your Apache email

You should have an email from like this in your mailbox:

  • Titled Welcome to the Apache Software Foundation

  • The content is as follows

    Dear YYYY,
    Good news! We have created your Apache Software Foundation (ASF) committer account, and it is now ready for you.
    Your ApacheID is: xxxx
  • Your Apache email is

5. Add Apache email


  • add the apache email to the Gmail settings


Before the config is set, the Gmail mailbox is used to send by default, and the apache mailbox can be added as the default sending email mailbox. This process requires related configuration and email confirmation verification.