Apple Mail 3

Please note that if you're adding your Gmail address to Apple Mail 3.0 for the first time, your mail will be automatically configured for POP access.
In order to configure IMAP, please follow these steps:
  1. Click Mail > Preferences....
  2. On the Accounts tab, click the + button to add a new account.
  3. Fill in the new window with the following information:
    • Full Name: [your name]
    • Email Address: your full email address []
    • Password: your Gmail password
    • Important: please deselect the box next to 'Automatically set up account'
  4. Click Create.
  5. Fill in the following Incoming Mail Server information:
    • Account Type: Select IMAP
    • Incoming Mail Server: Change this to
    • User Name: your full email address []
    • Password: your Gmail password
  6. Click Continue.
  7. Enter the following Outgoing Mail Server information:
    • Outgoing Mail Server:
    • Use Authentication: selected
    • User Name: your full Gmail address []
    • Password: your Gmail password
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Review your Account Summary, and click Create.
  10. Check our recommended client settings, and adjust your client's settings as needed.