Set Up G Suite email - Outlook Express

Applies to: Users wishing to configure Outlook Express to receive email from their G Suite account.

To configure Outlook Express:

  1. Open the Tools menu and select Accounts.

  2. Click the Add button, then select Mail from the menu that appears.

  3. Type your name in the Display Name field and click Next.

  4. Type your E-Mail address and click Next.

  5. Enter the following information:
    • My incoming mail server is a: IMAP server.
    • Incoming mail (POP3, IMAP, or HTTP) server:
    • Outgoing mail(SMTP) server:
    • Click Next when complete.

  6. Enter the following information:
    • Account name: Your complete email address (by default, only your username will be listed)
    • Password: Your email password
    • Remember password: Checked
    • Log on using Secure Password Authentication (SPA):
    • Click Next when complete.

  7. Click Finish. You will return to the Internet Accounts window.

  8. Select the Mail tab, select your account, then click Properties.

  9. Click the Servers tab and place a checkmark next to My Server Requires Authentication.

  10. Click the Advanced tab. Enter the following information:
    • Outgoing mail (SMTP): 465
    • This server requires a secure connection (SSL): Checked
    • Incoming mail (IMAP): 993
    • This server requires a secure connection (SSL): Checked
    • NOTE: Double-check your port setting numbers. They will sometimes reset once SSL is checkmarked.
    • Click OK when complete.

  11. Close the Internet Accounts Window.
  12. You will see your email account listed on your folder list (it may be listed as your email address, or ""). Click on it, and it will ask if you want to synchronize your folders. Select Yes.
  13. Your email account is now configured for use in Outlook Express.

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