Google Apps users, please follow the default instructions unless otherwise noted, replacing '' with your actual domain name.

Many clients will automatically configure the appropriate IMAP connection settings for your account, but confirm that the connection settings your client configures are the same as what's listed below.

Use the following information to configure your IMAP. 

  • Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server - Requires SSL
    • Port: 993
    • Requires SSL:Yes
  • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - Requires TLS
    • Port: 465 or 587
    • Requires SSL: Yes
    • Requires authentication: Yes
    • Use same settings as incoming mail server
  • Full Name or Display Name: [your name]
  • Account Name or User Name: your e-mail address (
  • Email address: your e-mail address
  • Password: your Gmail password

If your client does not support SMTP authentication, you won't be able to send mail through your client using your Gmail address.