Configuring Evolution for Gmail30. Oct '11

There's many different guides for setting up Evolution for Gmail, but I haven't found a perfect one. So here goes yet another one.

Receiving mail with Evolution:

  • Server type: IMAP+

  • Server: imap.gmail.com

  • Port: 993

  • Username: first.last@gmail.com

  • Use secure connection: SSL encryption

  • Authentication type: Password

Sending mail:

  • Server type: SMTP

  • Server: smtp.gmail.com

  • Port: 587

  • Server requires authentication: yes

  • Use secure connection: SSL encryption

  • Authentication type: Login

  • User Name: first.last@gmail.com

SMTP IMAP