Getting started with IMAP and POP – Gmail Help – Gmail Help

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Standard configuration instructions:

1. Enable POP in Gmail. Don’t forget to click Save Changes when you’re done. 2. Configure your client to match the settings below:

Incoming Mail (POP3) Server -requires SSL: Use SSL: Yes Port: 995

Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server -requires TLS or SSL: (use authentication) Use Authentication: Yes Port for TLS/STARTTLS: 587 Port for SSL: 465

Account Name: your full email address ( or

Email Address: your email address ( or Password: your Gmail password

Unless you’re using recent mode to download mail to multiple clients,make sure you’ve opted not to leave messages on the server. Your POP settings in Gmail settings are what determines whether or not messages stay on the server,so this setting in your client won’t affect how Gmail handles your mail.