Pop.gmail.com' in the 'Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP)
smtp.gmail.com' for outgoing
Configuring your email client: Outlook Express and Outlook 2002 (Windows only)
To configure your client automatically:
Run the auto-configuration tool. (You can also configure your client manually.)
Click 'Open,' and select the program you'd like to use with Gmail.
Enter your Gmail username (everything before '@gmail.com
') in the 'E-mail address:' field.
Enter your name in the 'Display name:' field.
Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve Gmail messages.
To configure your client manually:
Enable POP in your Gmail account.
Open Outlook or Outlook Express.
Click the 'Tools' menu, and select 'Accounts...'
Click 'Add,' and then click 'Mail...'
Enter your name in the 'Display name:' field, and click 'Next.'
Enter your full Gmail email address (email@example.com
) in the 'Email address:' field, and click 'Next.'
Enter 'pop.gmail.com' in the 'Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP or HTTP) server:' field. Enter 'smtp.gmail.com' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP) server:' field.
Enter your Gmail username (including '@gmail.com
') in the 'Account name:' field. Enter your Gmail password in the 'Password:' field, and click 'Next.'
Highlight 'pop.gmail.com' under 'Account,' and click 'Properties.'
Click the 'Advanced' tab.
Check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL)' under 'Outgoing Mail (SMTP).'
Enter '465' in the 'Outgoing mail (SMTP):' field.
Check the box next to 'This server requires a secure connection (SSL)' under 'Incoming mail (POP3).' The port will change to 995.
*The order of 'Outgoing' and 'Incoming' mail server fields varies by version. Make sure you enter the correct information in each field.
Click the 'Servers' tab, and check the box next to 'My server requires authentication.'