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Your university email service is now in Office 365.

Please go to for further information.

The below settings are only if you need to access to your old university Google email account.

Logging in to your Gmail Account

When you log in to your Gmail account, you will be asked for your email address, this is in the following format  You will then be asked to enter your password. 

Connection settings

You can use the following information to configure IMAP with many mail clients.

Web Based Email

To connect to the web based email, please goto

Server Details

Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server (requires SSL) Use SSL: Yes Port: 993
Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server (requires TLS/SSL) Use Authentication: Yes Use STARTTLS: Yes (some clients call this SSL) Port: 465 or 587
Email Address: Your full email address e.g.
Username: This is the same as your email address e.g.
Password: Enter your usual ITS password

Please note: if your client does not support SMTP authentication, you won't be able to send mail through your client using your address.

Also, if you're having trouble sending mail but you've confirmed that encyrption is active for SMTP in your mail client, try to configure your SMTP server on a different port: 465 or 587.

Mail Client Configuration

Google provide comprehensive instructions on how to configure various email clients, these can be found at:

Still having problems?

If you are experiencing problems please visit the Google Support site or contact University IT