CONFIGURE MS OUTLOOK

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Portability and ease of use makes "the web" the recommended way to access your JSU e-mail.
You can use any web browser of your choice, but Google recommends Chrome.
 
There are a number of ways in which you can configure your MS Outlook, among them: POP ("old way"), IMAP (described below), and probably the newest (and may be easiest?), Google Apps Sync for Microsoft.
 
 
Start Menu > Microsoft Office > Microsoft Office Outlook.
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Tools > Account Settings.
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E-mail Accounts > E-mail > New > Add new e-mail account > Manually configure server settings or additional server types > Next.
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Internet E-mail > Next.
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Fill in your information; name, email address
Account Type: IMAP
Incoming Server: imap.gmail.com
Outgoing serevr: smtp.gmail.com
Password: xxxxxxxx
Click: "More Settings…"
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Internet E-mail Settings > Outgoing Server > My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication (DO NOT CLICK "OK" yet).
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Advanced > Incoming server: "Use the following type of encrypted connection": SSL
Outgoing Server: "Use the following type of encrypted connection": TLS
Click "OK"
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Click "Next" 
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Click "Finish" 
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Click "Close"
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Google provides general configuration instructions: