Google Apps POP3 Email Setup instructions


To configure Outlook 2007 for your Google Apps address:

  1. Enable POP in your email account. Click Settings at the top of Webmail page.

  2. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP, Enable POP3 Download and Save Changing.

  3. Open Outlook.

  4. Click the Tools menu, and select Account Settings...

  5. On the E-mail tab, click New...

  6. If you are prompted to Choose E-mail Service, select Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP, or HTTP, and click Next.

  7. Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

    Your Name: Enter your name as you would like it to appear in the From: field of outgoing messages.
    Email Address: Enter your full Google Apps email address (
    Password: Enter your email password.

    Manually configure server settings or additional server types: Enable this option to configure manually as follows.

    Enter name, email address, and password

  8. If you are configuring Outlook 2007 manually, select Internet E-mail and click Next.

  9. Verify your User Information, and enter the following additional information:

    Server Information

    Account Type: POP3

    Incoming mail server:

    Outgoing mail server (SMTP):

    Logon Information

    User Name: Enter your Google Apps username (including

    Password: Enter your email password.

    Require logon using Secure Password Authentication (SPA): Leave this option unchecked.

    Account Settings

  10. Click the More Settings... button, and select the Outgoing Server tab.

  11. Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.

    Outgoing Server Tab

  12. Click the Advanced tab, and check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Incoming Server (POP3). Enter 995 in the 'Incoming Server' box.

  13. In the Outgoing server (SMTP) box, enter 587, and select TLS from the drop-down menu next to Use the following type of encrypted connection:.

    Advanced Tab

  14. Click OK.

  15. Click Test Account Settings... After receiving 'Congratulations! All tests completed successfully', click Close.

  16. Click Next, and then click Finish.

Congratulations! You're done configuring your client to send and retrieve Google Apps messages


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