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How do I set up my GatorLink email on my Windows Mail client

How do I set up my GatorLink email on my Windows Mail client?

Here is a walkthrough for setting up Windows Mail to check your Gator Link Email.

  • 1. Click Tools.
  • 2. Select Accounts.

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  • 3. Click Add.
  • 4. Click Next.

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  • 5. Select E-Mail Account.
  • 6. Click Next.

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  • 7. Fill in your name as you'd like it to appear to recipients of your messages.
  • 8. Click Next.

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  • 9. Enter your GatorLink email address.
  • 10. Click Next.

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  • 11. Under Incoming e-mail server type: please select either IMAP or POP.
  • 12. In the incoming mail server section enter the appropriate server name i.e. imap.ufl.edu or pop.ufl.edu.
  • 13. In the outgoing mail server section enter smtp.ufl.edu.
  • 14. Check the box next to Outgoing server requires authentication.
  • 15. Click Next.

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  • 16. Enter your GatorLink username and password.
  • 17. Click Next.

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  • 18. Click Finish.

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  • 19. Now click Properties.

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  • 20. Select the Advanced tab.
  • 21. Change the Outgoing Mail (SMTP) from 25 to 587, and change the Incoming Mail (IMAP) from 143 to 993, and check the box "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)."
  • 22. Click OK.

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You are now done and windows mail should work.

 

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 Last modified at 7/11/2013 2:15 PM by Varvorines, Drake