Adding UW Google to Outlook

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The following steps will show you how to access UW Gmail with Outlook.

*Note: This guide will require you to turn on UW Gmail's "Less Secure Apps Setting". UWB IT does not recommended to leave this setting turned on. If you are connecting to this mailbox to move items, turn this setting back off once you are finished.

Adding UW Gmail to Outlook:

1) Log into MyUW. On the top righthand corner, click on the "My Account" option.

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2) Once the new page loads, on the left hand side, select "UW Google Apps"

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3) Under "UW Google Apps Password," select "Set seperate password"

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4) Once you've input your new seperate password and hit save

5) Next, click on the following link to go to the Less Secure Apps Setting. Log in with your NetID@uw.edu address and password.

*Note: This guide will require you to turn on UW Gmail's "Less Secure Apps Setting". UWB IT does not recommended to leave this setting turned on. If you are connecting to this mailbox to move items, turn this setting back off once you are finished.

6) Select the button labeled "Turn on". You should be able to move onto the next set of steps.

 

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1) Open up Outlook on your computer and click on “file”; underneath Account Information click on “+Add Account”

 

2) In the window that comes up, select “Manually configure server settings or additional server types” and click “Next”

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3)      On the following window, select “Internet E-mail” and then select “Next”



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4)      This window is where you are going to configure your settings. Fill in the information below as follows:

  •  Your Name
  •  Your UW Email Address (yournetid@uw.edu)
  •  With server information, set the account type as "IMAP"
  •  The incoming mail server is: imap.gmail.com
  •  The outgoing mail server is: smtp.gmail.com
  •  Enter your NetID WITH the @uw.edu
  •  Enter your password for your NetID account

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5)      When you have entered this information, click on “More Settings…”

6)      In this “More Settings” window, click on the General Tab and in the top line type “UW Gmail” (This will allow you to distinguish between your existing Office 365 account and your  UW Gmail account.)

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7)      In the “Advanced” tab, you’ll need to change the two encryption types to “SSL” (incoming) and “Auto” (outgoing) and then set the ports to “993” (incoming) and “587” (outgoing).

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8)      In the “Outgoing Server” tab, check the box that says “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”, and then click “Ok”

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9)      On the main “Add New Account” page (as seen in step 4), click “next”. It should verify your server settings and add the account successfully to your Outlook profile. Select the “close” option on the window that comes up, and “Finish” on the screen that is alerting you to a successful setup.

10)   You should now see on the main Outlook page your Exchange email (usually stylized as yournetid@uw.edu) as well as “UW Google”. Click on the down arrows to expand the email and see any folders that you have.