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Mobile Device and Mail Client IMAP Settings

You can use the following settings to configure Blackberrys, iPhones/iPads/iPods, Androids, other mobile devices or e-mail clients such as Outlook, Apple Mail, Windows Mail, etc. to receive e-mail from your University of Richmond Gmail account. For more information on configuring specific e-mail clients, see the Google Supported IMAP Client List.

Enable IMAP in Gmail:

  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Click the gear icon in the upper-right and select Gmail settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • Select Enable IMAP.

Use the following settings to configure your e-mail client:

  • Account Type: If the device/client has a built in Gmail setting, use that account type, otherwise select IMAP. 
  • Address: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e. firstname.lastname@richmond.edu)
  • User Name: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e. firstname.lastname@richmond.edu)
  • Password: Your network password. 
  • Incoming Mail Server: imap.gmail.com (SSL: Enabled)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (On Campus): smtp.richmond.edu (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: None)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (Off Campus): smtp.gmail.com (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: Username/Password)

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