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Monday, October 24, 2016

Read Google Email Messages On Other Email Clients Using IMAP

You can read your messages from Google email in other mail clients, like “Microsoft Outlook” and Apple e-Mail, using IMAP. When you use IMAP, you can read your Google email messages on multiple devices, and emails are synced in real time

Set up IMAP

Step 1: Check that IMAP is turned on

  1. On your computer, open Google email.
  2. In the top right corner, click Settings .
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click the Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  5. In the "IMAP Access" section, click to select Enable IMAP.
  6. Now click Save Changes button.

Step 2: Change your IMAP settings in your email client

Use the table below to update your client with the correct information. For help updating your email settings, search your email client's Help Center for instructions on setting up IMAP I your email account.
Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server
Requires SSL: Yes
Port: 993
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server
Requires SSL: Yes
Requires TLS: Yes (if available)
Requires Authentication: Yes
Port for SSL: 465
Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587
Full Name or Display Name
Your name
Account Name, User name, or Email address
Your full email address
Your Gmail password

Troubleshoot problems

If you can't log - in to your email client, you might see one of these errors:
  • "Username and password not accepted"
  • "Invalid credentials"
  • You're asked to enter your user - name and password over and over

Step 1: Check your password

If you have these problems or can’t log-in, first check to make sure you’re using the right email account password.

Step 2: You can try these troubleshooting steps

  • Update your e-mail client to the latest version.
  • Use an App Password: If you use 2-Step Verification, try signing in with an App Password.
  • Allow less secure apps: If you don't use 2-Step Verification, you might need to allow less secure apps to access your Gmail account.
  • If you recently changed your Google email password, you might need to re-enter your Google email account information or completely repeat your Gmail account setup on your other email client.
  • If the tips above didn't help, visit and follow the steps on the page. Contact 866-324-3042 for Third Party Gmail Help.