Configuring Apple Mail 3.0 (Leopard) for IMAP

Configuring Apple Mail 3.0 (Leopard) for IMAP

 

Please note that if you're adding your Gmail address to Apple Mail 3.0 for the first time, your mail will be automatically configured for POP access. Before proceeding�verify that IMAP�has been enabled on your account. In order to configure IMAP, please follow these steps:

1. Click�Mail > Preferences....
2. On the�Accounts�tab, click the + button to add a new account.
3. Fill in the new window with the following information:

  • Full Name: [your name]
  • Email Address: your full email address [username@ut.utm.edu]
  • Password: your password
  • Important: please deselect the box next to 'Automatically set up account'

4. Click�Create.
5. Fill in the following�Incoming Mail Server�information:

  • Account Type: Select IMAP
  • Incoming Mail Server: Change this to imap.gmail.com
  • User Name: your full email address [username@ut.utm.edu]
  • Password: your password

6. Click�Continue.
7. Enter the following�Outgoing Mail Server�information:

  • Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Use Authentication: selected
  • User Name: your full Gmail address [username@ut.utm.edu]
  • Password: your password

8. Click�Continue.
9. Review your Account Summary, and click�Create.
10. Check our recommended client settings, and adjust your client's settings as needed.
You're done!