Mail for Windows - Setup IMAP Connection for ONID Email


Mail is a Windows email client that you may use to check your emails. Having mail receive your Oregon State emails allows you to stay caught up with them without having to check an additional email client.


  • Have an ONID Gmail account
  • Have a Windows device
  • Have Mail installed
  • Have an Internet connection


  1. Open Microsoft Mail
  2. Click on the gear in the lower left corner
  3. Click "Manage accounts" from the settings on the right
  4. Click "Add account"
  5. Select "Advanced setup"
  6. Select "Internet mail"
  7. Fill in the fields as follows:
    • Email address: Your
    • User name: Your
    • Password: Your ONID password
    • Account name: A short descriptive title of your choice
    • Send your messages using this name: This must match your ONID display name exactly
      • You can verify your ONID display name by signing into your ONID Gmail account and clicking the “Oregon State University” icon in the upper right corner.
    • Incoming email server:
    • Account type: Choose "IMAP4" from the dropdown
    • Outgoing (SMTP) email server:
    • Verify the following boxes are checked
      • "Outgoing server requires authentication"
      • "Use  the same user name and password for sending mail"
      • "Require SSL for incoming email"
      • "Require SSL for outgoing email"
  8. Click "Sign in"

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.


Article ID: 45972
Tue 1/9/18 8:58 AM
Wed 11/21/18 3:18 PM