Gmail - Configure Outlook 2010

Last Updated: 05/06/2014
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Overview

This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Outlook 2010 on Windows for @colorado.edu Gmail accounts.

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

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 the Info tab and click Add Account.

Step 2

Click on Manually configure server settings or additional server types and click Next.

Step 3

Select Internet E-mail and click Next.

Step 4

In the User Information section, enter your name and e-mail address (CULoginName@colorado.edu).

Step 5

Enter the following for your server settings:
  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server: imap.gmail.com
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.colorado.edu

Step 6

Enter the following for Logon Information:
  • User name: CULoginName@colorado.edu
  • Password: IdentiKey password

Step 7

Click More Settings…

Step 8

On the Outgoing Server tab, check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.

Step 9

Click the Log on using radio button.

Step 10

Enter the following for the Log on using fields:

  • User name: CULoginName
  • Password: IdentiKey password

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

Step 11

On the Advanced tab, make the following configurations:
  • For Incoming server (IMAP), select SSL from the drop-down menu.
  • For Outgoing server (SMTP), select TLS from the drop-down menu.

*Note: If you are experiencing issues connecting with port 25 for Outgoing server (SMTP), try changing this to port 587.

Step 12

Click OK.

Step 13

Click Next.

Step 14

Outlook 2010 will test your account settings. If it completes successfully, click Close.

*Note: If it does not complete successfully, review this document and check your account settings again. Your outgoing mail server settings will be slightly different from your logon information.

Step 15

Once you reach the Congratulations screen, click Finish.

Step 16

You should now see your Gmail account and be able to send and receive messages.

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