Checking Gmail on Issue
August 20, 2008 5:43 PM   Subscribe

I'd like to check my GMail via I set up the incoming mail server as, but still cannot sync. What am I doing wrong?
posted by miltoncat to Technology (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
The incoming mail server is is the outgoing mail server. Make sure you set it to use SSL.
posted by jedicus at 5:47 PM on August 20, 2008

Incoming mail server should be or

See here for POP.

IMAP here.
posted by wongcorgi at 5:47 PM on August 20, 2008

Don't forget to enable your Gmail account to use IMAP (second bullet in list).
posted by harkin banks at 6:10 PM on August 20, 2008

Response by poster: OK... set it to POP (also tried IMAP) but I still cannot access GMail!
posted by miltoncat at 8:07 PM on August 20, 2008

Ah, evidently it can't be, at least not right now. Instead, you can set GMail to forward your mail to your address. Make sure to set your GMail account to use IMAP first, per harkin banks's instructions.
posted by jedicus at 8:46 PM on August 20, 2008

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