Students, staff, and faculty can set up their Gmail account in Outlook 2016 on Mac OSX.

Warning

In order to configure Gmail in Outlook 2016 for Mac, you need to first enable IMAP within your UConn Google account.

  1. Navigate to Tools Accounts…
  2. Select E-mail Account.
  3. Enter the following information:
    • Your Account Information

      • E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@uconn.edu

      • Password: your Google password

    • Server Information:

      • User Name: firstname.lastname@uconn.edu

      • Type: IMAP

      • Incoming Server: imap.gmail.com : 993

      • Use SSL to Connect (selected)

      • Outgoing Server: smtp.gmail.com : 587

      • Override default port (selected)

      • Use SSL to connect (selected)
        This picture shows the server settings on the Accounts panel.

  4. Verify that all of the information is correct.  Select Add account.
  5. Select More Options.
  6. Under Authentication, make sure that Use Incoming Server Info is selected. Select Ok to complete the setup.