Gmail POP, IMAP, and SMTP Settings

Programming Concepts

In this article, we show the various settings for the email protocols, POP, IMAP, and SMTP.

Each email service can have different settings for accessing their email protocols.

Thus, for each email service provider, you need to check their individual settings, such as the address to the settings, such as '' for accessing IMAP in gmail.

Each email service provider may have different security requirements. Some may not require secure transfer, while others do.

The ports that are used for various email service providers may differ, so you should always look up each email service provider to find the details.

Below is the charts for all the information and settings for gmail for POP, IMAP, and SMTP.

Gmail POP, IMAP, and SMTP settings

So, if you're using a third-party service to access these various protocols, this is the guide for gmail to do so.

For, instance, for a programming language such as Python, you would need to know all of this information in order to access an email account using any of these protocols.

So, the chart above can be seen as a reference tool for accessing email protocols in gmail.

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