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Microsoft Outlook Express

  1. Select Tool | Accounts... from the menu in Outlook Express
  2. Click Add
  3. Choose Mail
  4. Enter you name under Display name
  5. Click Next
  6. Enter your Gmail address under E-maill address
  7. Click Next > again
  8. make sure IMAP is selected under My incoming mail server is a __ server
  9. Type "imap.gmail.com" in the incomeing mail server field
  10. Enter "smtp.gmail.com under Outgoing mail (SMTP) server
  11. Click next
  12. Type your full Gmail address under Account name
  13. Enter your Gmail password in the Password field
  14. Click Next > again
  15. Click Finish
  16. Highlight imap.gmail.com in the Internet Accounts window
  17. Click Properties
  18. Go to the Servers tab
  19. Make sure My server requires authentication is checked under Outgoing Mail Server
  20. Go to the Advanced tab
  21. Make sure This server requires a secure connection (SSL) is checked under both Outgoing mail (SMTP) and Incoming mail (IMAP)
  22. Type "465" under Outgoing server (SMTP)
  23. Make sure Incoming server (IMAP) is set to "993"
  24. Click OK
  25. Click Close in the Internet Accounts window
  26. Select Yes to download the list of Gmail folders to Outlook Express
  27. Click OK