How to access Gmail with Outlook Express using IMAP

Open your Gmail messages in Outlook Express using the IMAP feature.

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  1. Make sure IMAP access is enabled
  2. Click on “Add”
  3. enter your name
  4. Enter your Gmail address
  5. Make sure IMAP is selected
  6. Internet Accounts Window
  7. Servers Tab
  8. Advanced tab
  9. Download Gmail Folder List in Outlook Express

Make sure IMAP access is enabled

  • Make sure IMAP access is enabled in Gmail.

  • Select Resources | bills… from the menu in Outlook Express.

Click on “Add”

  • Click To add .

  • Select Email…. .

enter your name

  • Enter your name in the field Display Name: .

  • Click Next> .

Enter your Gmail address

  • Enter your Gmail address (e.g. “[email protected]”) in the field E-mail address: .

  • Click Next> again.

Make sure IMAP is selected

  • know for sure IMAP selected under My incoming mail server __ server.
  • Enter imap.gmail.com in the Incoming mail server (POP3 or IMAP): field.
  • Enter smtp.gmail.com in the Outgoing Mail Server (SMTP): section.
  • Click Next> .

Enter account name

  • Enter your full Gmail address under your account name: (for example, “[email protected]”).

  • Enter your Gmail password in the Password field:

  • Click Next> again.

  • Click Finished .

Internet Accounts Window

  • highlight imap.gmail.com in the Internet Accounts window.

  • Click Properties .

Servers Tab

  • Go to the Servers tab.

  • know for sure My server requires authentication is checked in the Outgoing Mail Server section.

Advanced tab

  • Click on the “Advanced” tab.

  • know for sure This server requires a secure connection (SSL) marked as Outgoing mail (SMTP): and Incoming mail (IMAP):.

  • Enter 465 in the “Outgoing Server (SMTP)” section.

    • If the number in the “Incoming Server (IMAP):” section has not automatically changed to “993”, type 993 There.

  • Click Okay .

  • Click close to in the Internet Accounts window.

Download Gmail Folder List in Outlook Express

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