How to Configure Your Email Account on Your Devices (Students/Retirees/Alumni)


Students, Retirees, and Alumni can add their University of Richmond Gmail account to Outlook or the built-in Mail app on a variety of different devices. Instructions below will walk you through how to add the email account depending on the device and app of your choosing. 

Details / Instructions

Outlook for Windows
Mail App on Windows
Outlook for Mac
Apple Mail
iOS (iPhone, iPad) Mail App
Outlook for iOS (iPhone/iPad)
Android Mail
Manual Mail Settings 

The following settings can be used if your mobile device or computer does not have a Google account option when adding a new mail account. 


Step 1: Enable IMAP in Gmail

  • Sign in to Gmail.
  • Click the gear icon in the upper-right and select Gmail settings at the top of any Gmail page.
  • Click Forwarding and POP/IMAP.
  • Select Enable IMAP.

Step 2: Use the following settings to configure your e-mail client

  • Account Type: If the device/client has a built in Gmail setting, use that account type, otherwise select IMAP. 
  • Address: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e.
  • User Name: Your University of Richmond e-mail address (i.e.
  • Password: Your network password. 
  • Incoming Mail Server: (SSL: Enabled)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (On Campus): (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: None)
  • Outgoing Mail Server (Off Campus): (SSL: Enabled | Authentication: Username/Password)

See Also

About G Suite Sync for Microsoft Outlook

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