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Gmail - Configure Outlook 2011

Last Updated: 08/19/2015
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This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Outlook 2011 on Macintosh for 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 ( 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 Tools drop-down menu, select Accounts...

Step 2

Click the + button and select Email.

Step 3

Enter your E-mail address ( and Identikey Password.

Step 4

In the Username field enter the same as the e-mail address.

Step 5

Enter the following for your server settings:

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming server:
  • Outgoing server:

*Note: Be sure to have the Use SSL to connect box checked for each server.

Step 6

Click the Add Account button.

Step 7

On the new account information page select More Options...

Step 8

From the new window, select User Name and Password from the Authentication drop-down menu.

Step 9

Enter the following for the corresponding fields:

  • User name: CULoginName
  • Password: IdentiKey password

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

Step 10

Click OK and your account will be set up. 

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