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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.

How to check your Gmail settings

There are a few settings in Gmail account, you can check to make sure nobody else has access to your personal emails. (Contact us 866-324-3042 for third party Gmail help phone number )
  1. Using a browser, open Gmail webpage and sign-in Gmail account.
  2. In the top right, click Settings (gear icon) tab.
  3. Click Settings tab.
  4. Click the tabs below to check your Gmail account settings.

General tab

  • Check your Gmail signature to make sure the text looks correct.
  • Check your vacation responder of Google account to make sure the text looks correct, and that it isn't turned on if you don't need it to be.

Gmail Accounts and Import tab

  • Check "Send mail as" to make sure all the email addresses listed belongs to you.
  • Check "Grant access to your account" to see that no unknown people have access to your Gmail account.
  • Check "Check e-mail from other accounts (using POP3)" to make sure all the email addresses listed belongs to you.

Filters and Blocked email Addresses tab

  • Check to make sure mail isn't being automatically forwarded to an unknown email account using a "Forward to" filter.
  • Check that any filters that automatically delete emails ("Delete it") were set up by you.

Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab


  • Check that your emails aren't being forwarded to an unknown Gmail account.
  • Verify that your POP or IMAP settings are correct.