Configuring Outlook Express for IMAP

Configuring Outlook Express for IMAP

 

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

1.�Enable IMAP�in Gmail. Don't forget to click�Save Changes�when you're done.
2. Open Outlook Express.
3. Click the�Tools�menu, and select�Accounts...
4. Click�Add, and then click�Mail...
5. Enter your name in the 'Display name' field, and click�Next.
6. Enter your full email address (username@ut.utm.edu) in the 'Email address' field, and click�Next.
7. For 'My incoming mail server is a ______ server', please select�IMAP�in the drop-down menu.
8. Enter 'imap.gmail.com' in the 'Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server' field. Enter 'smtp.gmail.com' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server' field.
9. Click�Next.
10. Enter your full email address (including '@ut.utm.edu') in the 'Account name' field. Enter your password in the 'Password' field, and click�Next.
11. Click Finish.
12. Highlight�imap.gmail.com�under�Account, and click�Properties.
13. Click the�Advanced�tab.
14. Under�Outgoing Mail (SMTP), check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL).'
15. Enter '465' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP)' field.
16. Under�Incoming mail (IMAP), check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL)'. The port will change to '993'.
17. Click the�Servers�tab, and check the box next to 'My server requires authentication.'
18. Click�OK.
19. Check our recommended client settings, and adjust your client's settings as needed.

Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve Gmail messages.