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Viet - Email Tech
Viet - Email Tech, Computer Support Specialist
Category: Email
Satisfied Customers: 38212
Experience:  Ten years of computer software and hardware support; Windows 10 8 7 Vista XP & Mac.
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I'm trying to set up my IPad email with my gmail account.

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I'm trying to set up my IPad email with my gmail account. What is the host name and user name I should put into my preferences. Gmail is***@******.***
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Email
Expert:  Viet - Email Tech replied 2 years ago.
Hello! Thank you for your question. I am a licensed computer professional with over ten years of experience, and I will be assisting you today.
I'm sorry about the issue. Can you select the Google option when adding / setting up email account?
If needed, make sure to select IMAP option (not POP option)
- Hostname for incoming is
Username is ***** ***** gmail email address
Incoming Mail (IMAP) Server - Requires SSL
Port: 993
Requires SSL:Yes
- Hostname for outgoing is
Username is ***** ***** gmail email address
Port: 465 or 587
Requires SSL: Yes
Requires authentication: Yes
By the way, is your gmail currently working on a windows or mac computer, if you have?
When you are available, please reply back at the box below to continue. Thank you,