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Gmail - Configure Outlook for Windows

This tutorial demonstrates how to configure Microsoft Outlook 365 for @colorado.edu Gmail accounts on Windows. If you haven’t already, please upgrade to the latest version of Outlook by downloading from the Office 365 Apps page, or from Software Center on your device (DDS customers only). 

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In Outlook, open the File Menu, then click Add Account.

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Enter CULoginName@g.colorado.edu in the email field (not first.last@colorado.edu). Click Advanced options, select Let me set up my account manually, then click Connect.

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Click Google

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Enter your IdentiKey password then click Connect.

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You may get a popup asking for your password again, if so click Cancel.

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Click Change Account Settings.

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Enter the following server information:

  • Incoming Server: imap.gmail.com
  • Incoming Port: 993
  • Incoming Encryption method: SSL/TLS
  • Outgoing Server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Outgoing Port: 465
  • Outgoing Encryption method: SSL/TLS

Click Next.

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If prompted, enter your IdentiKey password again and click Connect.

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Enter your CULoginName@colorado.edu address in the email field (not first.last@colorado.edu), then click Next.

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Enter your IdentiKey password, then click Sign in.

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If prompted, review the permissions and click Allow.

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If prompted, repeat steps 9-11 again.

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Uncheck both boxes then click Done.

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Click File, open the Account Settings dropdown, then click Account Settings.

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Click to select your account listed as identikey@g.colorado.edu, then click Change.

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  • Enter your desired Display name in the Your name field.
  • Change Account name and Reply-to address to your First.Last@colorado.edu email address.
  • Set your Organization if desired.
  • Uncheck Don’t save copies of sent items
  • Click Next then Done then Close.

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 Close and reopen Outlook; your email is configured and messages should begin syncing.