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Gmail - Configure Outlook 2013

Last Updated: 08/19/2015
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This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Outlook 2013 on Windows for Gmail accounts.

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

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 File Menu, select the Info tab and click Add Account.

Step 2

Click Manual setup or additional server types and click Next.

Step 3

Select POP or IMAP and click Next.

Step 4

In the User Information section, enter:

  • Your name: (desired display name)
  • Email address:

Step 5

Enter the following for your server settings:

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

Step 6

Enter the following for Logon Information:

  • User name:
  • 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 Log on using:

  • 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 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 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. 

Step 15

Your account will now be configured.

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