Smtp.gmail and the other parameters to configure Gmail

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Smtp.gmail and the other parameters to configure Gmail. All that needs to be done to be able to set up your Gmail email account is on computer, using the client you prefer, both on smartphone e tablet.

SMTP.gmail IMAP.gmail and POP3.gmail activation

To use the IMAP and POP3 protocols in an email client, you must first enable them in the Gmail settings. Here's what you need to do.

  • Go to mail.google.com
  • Once the Gmail home is displayed, click on the button with the icon of thegear located at the top right
  • Select the item Settings from the menu that appears
  • Select the scheda Forwarding and POP / IMAP



  • Put the check mark next to the item Enable IMAP to activate IMAP or next to the entry Enable POP for all messages to activate POP3 and press the button Save Changes located at the bottom of the screen to save the settings.

Smtp.gmail and the other parameters to configure Gmail

IMAP

  • Incoming mail server (IMAP): imap.gmail.com, Port: 993, Requires SSL: yes.
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com, Port: 465 or 587, Requires SSL: yes, Requires authentication: yes.
  • Full name or display name: [your name]
  • Account Name or Username: your Gmail address (e.g.).
  • Email address: your Gmail address (e.g.).
  • Password: passwords in Gmail.

POP3


  • Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.gmail.com, Port: 995, Requires SSL: yes.
  • Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com, Port: 465 or 587, Requires SSL: yes, Requires authentication: yes.
  • Full name or display name: [your name]
  • Account Name or Username: your Gmail address (e.g.).
  • Email address: your Gmail address (e.g.).
  • Password: passwords in Gmail.

Conclusions

These are all the parameters you will need to activate the reception and sending of your Gmail mail on any other mail client on computer, smartphone and tablet.


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