This article will help you with the process of enabling IMAP in Gmail. IMAP, or Internet Message Access Protocol, is a protocol that enables you to download emails from mail servers, like those for Gmail, to your computer so you can view and edit them in Microsoft Outlook even when you are not online.

Follow the steps:

  1. Log in to your Gmail account.
  2. From the top-right side of the screen, click on the gear icon.
  3. Click on “See all settings”.
  4. You will enter the settings tab.
  5. Choose the “Forwarding and POP/IMAP” option.
  6. Find the “IMAP Access” option, select the “Enable IMAP” selection, and then click on the “Save Changes” button.

This way you can enable IMAP in Gmail. Hope you liked our article. For more KBs on such informative topics, do check our latest articles in the WHUK knowledgebase section.