Knowledgebase: Google Apps
Setup Google Apps Email account in Outlook 2003
Posted by - NA - on 13 January 2011 01:02 PM
Issue

Need to configure your Google Apps email account into your Outlook 2003


Symptoms

None


Cause

None


Workaround

STEP 1: Open Outlook 2003

STEP 2: Click the Tools menu, and select E-mail Accounts.

STEP 3: Click Add a new e-mail account, and click Next.

STEP 4: Choose POP3 as your server type by clicking the radio button, and click Next.

STEP 5: Fill in all necessary fields to include the following information:

User 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 email address (username@yourdomain.com)

Server Information
Google Apps users, enter the server names provided, don't add your domain name in this step.
Incoming mail server (POP3): pop.gmail.com
Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.gmail.com

Login Information
User Name: Enter your Email username. Google Apps users, enter your full address in the format username@your_domain.com
Password: Enter your email password




STEP 6: Click More Settings and then click the Outgoing Server tab.

STEP 7: Check the box next to My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication and select Use same settings as my incoming mail server.




STEP 8: 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.




STEP 9: Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL) under Outgoing Server (SMTP), and enter 465 in the Outgoing server (SMTP) box.

STEP 10:  Click OK.

STEP 11: Click Test Account Settings. After receiving Congratulations! All tests completed successfully , click Close.

STEP 12: Click Next and then click Finish.


Additional Information

- Configuring Mail Clients for Google Apps

- If you are unable to perform the steps, kindly issue a ticket to our Support Team

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