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Title:
Princeton Gmail: Configuration settings for MS Outlook for Windows
Synopsis:
Configuration settings for Princeton Gmail for Microsoft Outlook


Solution:

Use the following steps to create a Princeton Gmail account in Microsoft Outlook


Pre-configuration settings for Princeton Gmail

First, enable IMAP on your Princeton Gmail account.

  1. Log in to your Princeton Gmail account
  2. Click the Tools gear icon in the upper right-hand corner and choose Mail settings.




  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP. Under IMAP Access, click Enable IMAP and Save Changes.




  4. If you receive the following error, please go back to step 3 and make sure that you have enabled IMAP successfully.



E-mail configuration settings for Princeton Gmail in Microsoft Outlook
  1. Start Outlook. If you have an account already present, Choose File --> Add account.
  2. The Auto Account Setup window will display. Click Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

  3. Choose Internet e-mail and click Next.

  4. Enter:
    Your Full Name
    e-mail address as netID@Princeton.edu
    Account Type is IMAP
    Incoming Mail Server is imap.gmail.com
    Outgoing Mail server (SMTP) is smtp.gmail.com
    User Name is netID@Princeton.edu
    Password is your Princeton password

  5. Next, Click More Settings and click the Outgoing Server tab. Check My Outgoing Server(SMTP) requires authentication and Use the same settings as my incoming mail server.

  6. Next, Click the Advanced Tab. The Incoming Server (IMAP) is port 993. Use the following type of encrypted connection is SSL. The Outgoing Server (SMTP) is port 587. Use the following type of encrypted connection is TLS.



  7. Click OK to save settings and click Next to Test Settings.


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Last Updated:
May 21, 2012

Solution ID:
1116