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Upgrade your UMail Account to Google Mail


  1. Log into SPIRE.

  2. In the top navigation bar, click Main Menu > IT Accounts > My IT Accounts.

  3. On the My IT Accounts - Account List page, click the username of the account you will switch to Google Mail. If you have multiple accounts, make sure you select the account associated with your NetID (this does not apply to subsidiary account owners).

  4. On the My IT Accounts - Account Detail page, in the Services for this Account section, click Switch your email to UMass Gmail. Wait 3-5 minutes for your account to be re-configured.

  5. Log out of any Google session that is active within your browser.  Go to and log in with your NetID and password. If you are a subsidiary account owner, log in with your subsidiary account name and password.

Set up Google Mail on your phone and other devices:


For any questions about the UMail upgrade process, please contact IT User Services at or 413-545-TECH (545-8324).