Gmail Server Settings | Gmail IMAP and SMTP Settings

Gmail.com is the free email service provided by Google Company for the user to access the Web.

It also helps the user to synchronize the email content through IMAP or POP protocols.

Nowadays, to access or to do something work in the web it requests the user to sign in for further process. By Gmail, a user can access a various site and also helps the user to provide free space. IMAP is used to retrieve the email from other sources.

Gmail IMAP Settings Steps

  1. First, open the Gmail.com in the browser with the authorized account
  2. Then select the  Gear icon for Settings at the right of Gmail window
  3. After that new window will pop up with various options of Gmail.
  4. Choose Forwarding POP/IMAP options from the setting window of Gmail.
  5. Then check either IMAP setting is enable or not under IMAP Access? if not then enable the setting for the IMAP.
  6. Click Save Changes.

Incoming Server Settings for Mail Clients

Incoming Server Type: IMAP

Server Hostname (address): imap.gmail.com

Port/Encryption: 993 (SSL/TLS) – normal password

Username: Gmail address ( E.g. : yourname@gmail.com )

Password: Gmail Password

Following are the IMAP setting for Gmail. By the above steps, IMAP setting for Gmail can be done.

Gmail SMTP Settings

SMTP stands for Simple Mail Transfer Protocol which mainly communicates between mail servers over TCP port. SMTP is an internet standard protocol for electronic mail transmission. SMTP is normally used to send the mail message and POP/IMAP is used to retrieve the mail message. SMTP mainly helps in mail transmission over the protocol. Now let’s discuss the SMTP setting for Gmail. Below fig is some example of SMTP email mail transmission with function.

Now let’s discuss SMTP setting for Gmail. Following are the steps for SMTP setting

  1. First, open the Gmail.com in the browser with the authorized account
  2. Then select the Gear icon for Settings at the right of Gmail window
  3. After that new window will pop up with various options of Gmail
  4. Choose Accounts and Export option from the setting options.

  5. Then select add another email address options for SMTP setting
  6. A new window will pop up which request to add another email address

    gmailsmtpsettings

  7. Enter the email address and click next step
  8. Select send through Gmail option and click Next step 
  9. After that select send verification options to authorized account
  10. Enter the code and click verify

Outgoing Server Settings

Set Gmail SMTP server address: smtp.gmail.com

Set Gmail SMTP username: Gmail address ( E.g. : yourname@gmail.com )

Set Gmail SMTP password: Gmail password.

Set Gmail SMTP port (TLS) : 587

Set Gmail SMTP port (SSL) : 465

Set Gmail SMTP TLS/SSL : Yes mode

Now we all are clear about Gmail SMTP setting. Following above are the steps for SMTP setting in Gmail.

Above are some steps to guide the Gmail IMAP setting and Gmail SMTP setting. If you have any queries or confusion you can comment down on our link. For further more information keep in touch with us.

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