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Configuring Gmail accounts to sync to Outlook 2003 (POP3 & IMAP)

For POP3 clients:

Enabling POP On GMAIL

You can retrieve your Gmail messages with a client or device that supports POP, like Microsoft Outlook or Netscape Mail.

To enable POP in Gmail:

  1. Sign in to Gmail.
  2. Click Settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP

  1. Select Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
  2. Choose the action you'd like your Gmail messages to take after they are accessed with POP.
  3. Configure your POP client* and click Save Changes.

Outlook 2003 POP client configuration:

  1. Enable POP in Gmail. Don't forget to click Save Changes when you're done.
  2. Open Outlook.
  3. Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts...
  4. Click Add a new e-mail account, and click Next.
  5. Choose POP3 as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click Next.
  6. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

User Information
Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
Email Address: Enter your full Gmail email address ( username@gmail.com)

Server Information
Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com

Login Information
User Name: Enter your Gmail username (including @gmail.com)
Password: Enter your Gmail password

  1. Click More Settings... and then click the Outgoing Server tab.
  2. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

  3. Click the Advanced tab, and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Incoming Server (POP3).

  4. Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Outgoing Server (SMTP), and enter 465 in the Outgoing server (SMTP) box.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Test Account Settings... After receiving Congratulations! All tests completed successfully, click Close.
  7. Click Next, and then click Finish.
  8. Download the latest updates for Outlook from Microsoft. This will help prevent the most common Outlook errors Gmail users see.

Outlook 2003 IMAP Configuration

To set up your Outlook 2003 client to work with Gmail:

  1. Enable IMAP in Gmail. Don't forget to click Save Changes when you're done.
  2. Open Outlook.
  3. Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts...
  4. Click Add a new e-mail account, and click Next.
  5. Choose IMAP as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click Next.
  6. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

User Information
Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
Email Address: Enter your full Gmail email address ( username@gmail.com)

Server Information
Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com

Login Information
User Name: Enter your Gmail username (including @gmail.com)
Password: Enter your Gmail password

  1. Click More Settings... and then click the Outgoing Server tab.
  2. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

  3. Click the Advanced tab, and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Incoming Server (IMAP).

  4. Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Outgoing Server (SMTP), and enter 465 in the Outgoing server (SMTP) box.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Test Account Settings... After receiving Congratulations! All tests completed successfully, click Close.
  7. Click Next, and then click Finish.
  8. Download the latest updates for Outlook from Microsoft. This will help prevent the most common Outlook errors Gmail users see.
  9. Check our recommended client settings, and adjust your client's settings as needed.

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Article Number: 607
Created: 2008-04-23 2:11 PM
 
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