How to Access a Gmail Account in IncrediMail

Get your Gmail messages in IncrediMail

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IncrediMail is a free desktop email client for Windows that makes it easy to compose messages with custom formatting and animations. You might already send rich-text messages with your Gmail address in the From line using IncrediMail, but it's also possible to access the replies you get in Gmail in IncrediMail.

Instructions in this article apply to IncrediMail 2.5 for Windows.

How to Access Gmail in IncrediMail

To access your Gmail messages from IncrediMail via POP:

  1. Open IncrediMail and select Tools > Email Accounts.

    Open IncrediMail and select Tools > Email Accounts.
  2. Select Add.

    Select Add.
  3. Select Gmail.

    Select Gmail.
  4. Enter your Gmail address and select Next.

    Enter your Gmail address and select Next.
  5. Enter your Gmail password and select Sign In.

    Enter your Gmail password and select Sign In.
  6. Select Allow.

    Select Allow.
  7. Select OK.

    Select OK.
  8. Select Close.

    Select Close.
  9. Select Gmail in the left pane to view your messages. IncrediMail sets the appropriate server names, ports, and authentication methods automatically.

    Select Gmail in the left pane to view your messages. IncrediMail sets the appropriate server names, ports, and authentication methods automatically.

All the email you download into IncrediMail can still be archived in Gmail.