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Configuring Google Mail/GMail to use secure email settings

Please note: Google Mail is not supported by the ISD Service Desk. Full support can be given to Thunderbird and Outlook users only.
  • Go to Settings > Select the Accounts tab
gmail settings_tab
  • Under the option to Get mail from other accounts, click on the Edit info link.
gmail edit_info
  • In the pop up box, place a tick in the box next to Always use a secure connection (SSL) when retrieving mail.
  • In the box next to the Port number, delete 110 and replace with 995.
  • Click on the Save changes button.
gmail edit_emailaccount

You are now set up to read email securely.