Gmail - Configure Outlook 2013

Last Updated: 01/23/2014

Overview

This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Outlook 2013 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.

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Step 2

Click Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

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Step 3

Select POP or IMAP and click Next.

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Step 4

In the User Information section, enter:

  • Your name: (desired display name)
  • Email address: CULoginName@colorado.edu
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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
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Step 6

Enter the following for Logon Information:

  • User name: CULoginName@colorado.edu
  • Password: IdentiKey password
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Step 7

Click More Settings…

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Step 8

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

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Step 9

Click the Log on using radio button.

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Step 10

Enter the following for Log on using:

  • 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.

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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.

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Step 12

Click OK.

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Step 13

Click Next.

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Step 14

Outlook 2013 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. 

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Step 15

Your account will now be configured.




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