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First : Check the setting for POP/IMAP on your computer:

Open Gmail, In the top right, click "Settings", then "See all settings". Click the "Forwarding and POP/IMAP tab".

  1. Make sure that POP Enable, select one option in "POP download" section:
    • Enable POP for all mail or Enable POP for mail that arrives from now on.
    • Enable POP for all mail (even mail that has already been downloaded).
    • Click" Save Changes".
  2. Make sure that Enable IMAP:
    • In the "IMAP access" section, select Enable IMAP.
    • Click "Save Changes".

Second : Setting Mobile device :

Setting for iPhone or iPad or iPod touch:

  1. Make sure to enable IMAP access in Gmail settings..
  2. Go to the settings of the device.
  3. Click on " Mail ".
  4. Click on the "Add Account".
  5. Click on " Gmail ".
  6. Enter your full email address, including the " @kau.edu.sa ". for students "@stu.kau.edu.sa" and the password.
  7. Click on" Next".
  8. Click on " Save ".

Setting for Android devices:

  1. Make sure to enable IMAP access in Gmail settings Home.
  2. In your phone, press "home", then open the "E-mail Application".
  3. On the page select "Gmail G suit" as a type of account you want to add.
  4. Enter your full email address, including the " @kau.edu.sa ". for students "@stu.kau.edu.sa" and the password.
  5. Then select "Next".
  6. Press "Done".

Third: Set up IMAP and SMTP E-mail settings :

To read Gmail messages in other mail Application, like Microsoft Outlook .

    Incoming mail settings:

  • Access server via IMAP: imap.gmail.com
  • Port: 993
  • Security Type: Secure Sockets Layer (always)

    Outgoing mail settings:

  • SMTP server: smtp.gmail.com
  • Port: 587, for new version 465
  • Security Type: Secure Sockets Layer (always)
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