Enabling IMAP for UC Google Mail

Enabling IMAP for UC Google Email

This Helpsheet is intended to aid you in being able to enable remote access (IMAP Access) to your Google E-Mail Account. Please log into your account before following through with the steps below at the UC

Google Page

and click the

Access your Google Mail Link


Enabling IMAP will help you be able to use:
  • Mozilla Thunderbird and Microsoft Outlook
  • Remote email applications for mobile devices such as iPad (and other iOS devices) and Android Devices

UC Google Settings Menu Small
Click printer icon at the bottom of the page for printable version.

Step 1:
Click on the Cogwheel (Settings)
in the top right hand corner of your Google Account and Select Settings

Step 2:

Click on Forwarding and POP/IMAP


Forwarding and IMAP UC Google Mail
Step 3:

Disable POP, and Enable IMAP, go to the bottom of the page and click Save Changes

Please allow at minimum 5 minutes for your IMAP access to be available.
Enabling IMAP for UC Google



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Phone: (315) 792-3115

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Computer Help Desk, Lower Level, Gannett Library, email: helpdesk@utica.edu, phone: (315) 792-3115
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