Gmail - Configure Apple Mail OS 10.7 - OS 10.8

Last Updated: 05/06/2014
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Overview

This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Apple Mail on Macintosh for @colorado.edu Gmail accounts.

This tutorial applies to the following operating system(s):
  • MAC

You may need to enable IMAP for your account prior to configuration of your email client (https://mail.google.com). To do this: 

  1. From the Gmail web client, click Settings from the cog menu.
  2. In the POP/IMAP Download tab, click Enable IMAP.
  3. Click Save Changes.

Step 1

From the File menu, select Add Account...

Step 2

In the Full Name: text field enter your desired display name.

Step 3

Enter your E-mail address (CULoginName@colorado.edu) and Identikey Password in the corresponding fields.

Step 4

For the Account Type select IMAP, and for Incoming Mail server type imap.gmail.com

Step 5

Enter your CULoginName@colorado.edu in the User Name field.

Step 6

Click Continue.

Step 7

In the Outgoing Mail Server field type smtp.colorado.edu

Step 8

Check the Use Authentication box.

Step 9

Enter your CULogin Name and Identikey password in the corresponding fields, then click Continue.

*Note: Be sure that the User Name field does not have @colorado.edu included or you mail will not be able to send.

Step 10

Click the Create button and your account will be configured.

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