What are the IMAP/POP settings for Google@UH Gmail?

Note: Make sure you have enabled IMAP/POP in Google@UH Gmail before you continue, instructions can be found here.

Note: There are some known issues with using Apple Mail to connect to Google@UH, more information can be found here.

You can configure mail using IMAP or POP in most third party email clients and mobile devices using the settings below.

How to configure IMAP:

If your device supports email via IMAP connection, you can connect the Google Apps email using the following information:

 

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server - requires SSL: imap.gmail.com
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 993
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - requires TLS: smtp.gmail.com (use authentication)
Use Authentication: Yes
Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587 
Port for SSL: 465
Account Name: your full email address (username@hawaii.edu)
Email Address: your full email address (username@hawaii.edu)
Password: your password

Outlook 2010 setup instructions, click here.

Thunderbird (PC) setup instructions click here.

For more information on setting up a specific email client for IMAP, click here.

For Google's recommended IMAP settings click here. These settings will help optimize IMAP client performance.

How to configure POP:

If your device supports email via POP3 connection, you can connect the Google Apps email using the following information:

 

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server - requires SSL: pop.gmail.com
Use SSL: Yes
Port: 995
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - requires TLS: smtp.gmail.com (use authentication)
Use Authentication: Yes
Use STARTTLS: Yes (some clients call this SSL)
Port: 465 or 587
Account Name: your full email address (username@hawaii.edu)
Email Address: your full Gmail email address (username@hawaii.edu)
Password: your password

For more information on setting up a specific email client for POP, click here.

Click here to enable POP for access from multiple computers.

 

Please note that if your client doesn't support SMTP authentication, you won't be able to send mail through your client using your Google Apps Mail address.

Also, if you're having trouble sending mail but you've confirmed that encryption is active for SMTP in your mail client, try to configure your SMTP server on a different port: 465 or 587.

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Article ID: 1077
Created: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 11:23am
Modified: Thu, 03 May 2012 12:19pm