Setting up Outlook 2007

In order to set up Outlook 2007 to work with your ACU Gmail follow these steps:

  • Open Outlook for the first time.
  • For new setups, select Do not upgrade.
  • Click Yes.
  • Enter your display name, e-mail address, and password.  Enter your full e-mail address, e.g. ''
  • Select the 'Manually configure server settings or additional server types' checkbox.

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  • Select Internet E-mail.
  • Settings: name, full email address (including '')
  • In the Account Type dropdown menu, select IMAP; enter the incoming and outgoing server names shown below.
  • In the 'User Name' field, give your full Gmail address, including ''
  • After creating these settings, clicking Next takes you to the end of the setup.

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  • In the Tools menu, select Options then Mail Setup. Under 'E-mail Accounts,' click E-mail Accounts.
  • Select an account, and click Change above the list of accounts. Click More Settings, then the Advanced tab          

                 * Incoming server must be 993, SSL encryption.

                 * Outgoing server can use 587, TLS encryption.

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  • Click the Outgoing Server tab. Make sure that 'My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication' is selected. The radio button 'Use same settings as my incoming mail server' should also be selected.

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  • Click OK > Next > Finish > Close > OK.

If you have any questions or problems with this process please contact Team 55 (Students) or the Helpdesk (Faculty & Staff).

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