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Gmail IMAP and SMTP settings for outlook 2010

  • From the computer, log in to your Gmail account using the browser.
  • Click on the gear icon on the right end and select Settings from the options.
  • On the settings page, click on the ‘Forwarding and POP/IMAP’ tab to perform the Gmail IMAP and SMTP settings.
  • In the IMAP Access menu, enable the IMAP.
  • Then, save the changes and close the window.
  • Next, launch the Outlook 2010 app on the computer.
  • Go to the File menu, click Account Settings and then select Account Settings.
  • Under the E-mail tab, click on New.
  • Now, click Manually configure server settings menu and continue.
  • Pick the Internet E-mail option.
Gmail IMAP and SMTP settings for outlook 2010

Enter the User Information and Logon Information. Then, type the Server Information as given below;

  • Account Type: IMAP
  • Incoming mail server:
  • Outgoing mail server:

Next, select More Settings and, under the General tab, tick the SMTP authentication.

Click on the Advanced tab, and input the port numbers and encryption type as mentioned below;

  • IMAP port number: 993
  • IMAP encryption: SSL
  • SMTP port number: 465
  • SMTP encryption: SSL


  • SMTP port number: 587
  • SMTP encryption: TLS

Save the changes and click Test Account Settings.

Check the option below the Test Account Settings button and click Finish to complete the Gmail IMAP and SMTP settings.