Gmail IMAP Settings – Google Mail

Normally email clients use POP3 for emails but sometime we need IMAP configuration. Setting of Gmail IMAP to configure Google mail in outlook or other clients.

Other email clients like Microsoft Outlook and Apple Mail, use IMAP settings of Gmail to read emails. What actually an IMAP do is you can use different devices to synchronize your email. All email will be perfectly synchronize realtime with messages and folder settings.

The Gmail IMAP server settings for accessing incoming messages and online folders in any email program are:

Gmail IMAP settings

  • Gmail IMAP port: 993
  • Gmail IMAP TLS/SSL required: yes

Important: For the Gmail IMAP settings to work in your email program, IMAP access must be enabled in Gmail on the web.

To send mail through Gmail from any email program, see the

Note: as an alternative to IMAP access, you can access Gmail using POP.

For detailed instructions on setting up Gmail IMAP in your email program or service, see:

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