Configuring Outlook 2007 for IMAP

Configuring Outlook 2007 for IMAP


To set up your Outlook 2007 client to work with Gmail:

1.�Enable IMAP�in Gmail.
2. Open Outlook.
3. For new setups, select�Do not upgrade.
4 Click�Yes.
5. Enter your display name, email address (including ''), and password.
6. Select the 'Manually configure server settings or additional server types' checkbox.
7. Select�Internet E-mail.
8. Settings: name, full email address (including '')

    • In the�Account Type�dropdown menu, select�IMAP; enter the incoming and outgoing server names shown below.
    • In the 'User Name' field, give your full Gmail address, including ''
    • After creating these settings, clicking�Next�takes you to the end of the setup.

9. In the�Tools�menu, select�Options�then�Mail Setup. Under 'Email Accounts,' click�E-mail Accounts.
10. Select an account, and click�Change�above the list of accounts. Click�More Settings, then the�Advanced�tab.

    • Incoming server must be 993, and must use SSL encryption.
    • Outgoing server can use 587, TLS encryption

Server Information
Incoming mail server (IMAP):
Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

11. Click the�Outgoing Server�tab. Make sure that 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication' is selected. The radio button 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server' should also be selected.
12. Click�OK > Next > Finish > Close > OK.
13. Check our recommended client settings, and adjust your client's settings as needed.

You're done!