Gmail IMAP or POP3 and STMP server settings details

Gmail Server Settings
Send or receive emails from Gmail server on mail client software on Laptop or Mobile. IMAP or POP3 and STMP mail server settings.

To receive or send emails from Gmail using any software or email client on desktop or mobile phone we need to add Gmail Server setting. These server setting will allow email client to interact with Gmail server to perform actions.

For receiving emails from Gmail, we can either use IMAP or POP3 server setting. I would recommended to use IMAP settings instead of POP3 as it is more secure and leave a copy of email in Gmail.

IMAP settings for Gmail server:

  1. Account Type: IMAP
  2. Incoming Mail Server:
  3. Port Number: 993
  4. Connection Type: SSL
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POP3 server setting for Gmail:

  1. Account Type: POP
  2. Incoming Mail Server:
  3. Port Number: 995
  4. Connection Type: SSL

Gmail SMTP server setting:

  1. Account Type: SMTP
  2. Outgoing Mail Server:
  3. Port Number: 587
  4. Connection Type: TLS

If you are setting Gmail for Microsoft Outlook 2013, then setup should look something like below screenshot.

1. IMAP and SMTP server name:

IMAP and SMTP settings

IMAP and SMTP settings

2. IMAP and STMP Port Number and Connection type:

Advance Settings

Advance Settings

Read in details about these Microsoft Outlook Software setup for Gmail.

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Note and Conclusion:

With these setting, you will be able to successful add Gmail to any email client software. If you are facing any issue, then feel free to comment below for more support.

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