Adding a Connect G Suite Account to Outlook 2010 Using IMAP Protocol

You can add a Connect G Suite account to Outlook 2010 using an IMAP connection. To add an account to Outlook 2013, go here. This will provide email, but not Contacts or Calendar. To find the setup procedure for typical Outlook with Contacts and Calendar, please go to Connect G Suite.

To use Outlook/IMAP, you must first check that IMAP is turned on. To do this:

  1. On your computer, log into the Google Web App.
  2. In the top right, click the gear icon ("Settings") and click Settings.
  3. Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab.
  4. In the "IMAP Access" section, select Enable IMAP.
  5. Click Save Changes.

1. Log into Outlook and click on “Add Account” from the File Menu

2. Tick the “Manual setup or additional server types” option and click “Next”

3. Tick “POP or IMAP” option and click “Next”

4. “Your Name”—enter a friendly name which you would like the recipients of your email to see

a. Person Acct example: “Jane Gaucho”

b. Functional Acct example: “Gaucho News”

5. “Email Address”—enter the appropriate address

a. Person Accts have the following standard: <first name>.<last name>

b. Functional Accts have the following standard: <dept.>-<functional name>

6. “Account Type”—select IMAP from drop-down

7. “Incoming mail server”—enter “”

8. “Outgoing mail server (SMTP)”—enter

9. “Username”—enter the standard username: <UCSBNetID>

A Functional Account's username is the same as their email address

10. “Password”—enter their UCSBNetID password

11. Make sure that “Remember Password” is ticked

12. Click on “More Settings …”

13. (Optional)”Organization”—enter “UC Santa Barbara”

14. Click on the “Outgoing Server” tab.

15. Tick “My outgoing server (SMTP) requires authentication”.

16. Click on the “Advanced” tab

17. Select SSL on the drop-down menu next to “Use the following type of encrypted connection” under IMAP

18. Select TLS on the drop-down menu next to “Use the following type of encrypted connection” under SMTP

19. “Outgoing server (SMTP)”—enter “587”

20. Click “OK”

21. Click “Next”

22. If the Test Email ran successfully, click “Close”

You’re done!

On the last page, Click “Finish” to complete this process or “Add another account” to repeat