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 Add Africa University E-mail to Outlook or a mobile device

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Using Gmail with Google Apps is a lot like using it with your personal Gmail account, but with added enhancements for Africa University.
Google Apps users, please follow these instructions:

Many clients will automatically configure the appropriate IMAP connection settings for your account, but it is best to confirm that the connection settings your email client auto configures are the same as what's listed below.

If you're manually configuring an IMAP e-mail client, you can also use the information below to configure your IMAP. If you have problems, contact ICT department for further instructions.

  • Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server - Requires SSL
    • imap.gmail.com
    • Port: 993
    • Requires SSL:Yes
  • Outgoing Mail (SMTP) Server - Requires TLSFull Name or Display Name: [your name]
    • smtp.gmail.com
    • Port: 465 or 587
    • Requires SSL: Yes
    • Requires authentication: Yes
    • Use same settings as incoming mail server
  • Account Name or User Name: your full Gmail address username@africau.edu
  • Email address: your full Gmail address username@africau.edu
  • Password: your africau.edu email password

If your client does not support SMTP authentication, you won't be able to send mail through your client using your africau.edu address.

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

 
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Category: E-Mail

Date added: 2015-02-03 13:42:49

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