The instructions below will help guide you through the steps required to connect your Outlook client to Gmail. This setup is for UCSD Gmail customers that would like the option to use Outlook even though their mailbox is in Google.
Steps to Take
Connect Outlook to gmail PC
Open your Control Panel
Type Control Panel in your windows search.
Select Control Panel.
Type Mail at the top right of your control panel screen.
Select Mail (Microsoft Outlook)(32 bit).
Select Show Profiles.
Profile Name: Type UCSD
Select Manual Setup or additional server types.
Select Pop or IMAP
Type in the following information. After you are done with steps a-h, click on More Settings.
Your Name: Type how you would like your name to appear when people receive your email.
Email Address: Your UC San Diego Email address
Incoming Server: imap.gmail.com
Outgoing server: smtp.gmail.com
User name: Your UC San Diego email address
Password: Your UC San Diego password
Remember password: Check Box
Require login using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): Check Box
After you click on More Settings an Internet Email Settings window will open.
SelectOutgoing Server tab.
Check Box for My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication.
Check Circle for Log in using.
Type in your your email address and password.
Check remember password.
Check Require Secure Password Authentication.
After adding the settings in Outgoing server tab, click on the Advanced tab.
Incoming Server (IMAP): type 993.
Outgoing server (SMTP): type 465.
Use the following type of encrypted connections: Select SSL/TLS for both incoming and outgoing.
No other changes need to be made.
Outlook will test the account settings with Google. You should get a message that says completed.
Locate your profile window that should still be open. Select Always use this Profile.
Select UC San Diego from the drop down message.
Locate Outlook on you computer and open. Your email will display.
If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please submit a ticket or call the ITS Service Desk at (858) 246-4357